Freelance Writer’s Block: Causes, Clues, and Cures

For us freelance writers, staring at a blank screen for hours–or seeing it still empty after those hours of staring–is a tragedy. Running out of words, ideas, or inspiration when our livelihood is rooted in our creative self is like

Getting Down To the Nitty-Gritty of Guest Blogging

The blogosphere is an oasis of sorts. To avoid disorientation and to utilize the spaces and your blogging potentials fully, each blogger claims a dot, and then connect this with other dots. This is how guest blogging works: connection. It

Top 10 Practices of Successful Freelance Writers

Waking up in the morning without a boss to monitor your every move sounds like a wild idea. Honestly, it is. Unless your client requests a specific time within the day that you should be online, you will be working

How Much Should I Charge? A Guide to Setting Freelance Writing Rates and Contract

“How much should I charge for a 500-word article?” This is one of the most common questions among those who have just kicked off their freelancing flight. It is important for you to determine the right rates for all types of writing assignments

How to attract and get freelance writing clients

Landing your first client as a freelance writer might become a tedious journey because aside from having no related work, referrals or testimonial to back you up, you may also experience emotional issues, such as fear of rejection or self-doubt. But all successful

Be Keyword (and Content) Rich: A Freelance Writer’s Guide to SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is not subsiding. It still lingers. It still evolves. In fact, in a Bloomberg report, data from Strategy Analytics shows that the number of smartphone users globally is now beyond one billion and this may double

Choose Your Plate: 10 In-Demand Freelance Writing Jobs Online

The demand for freelance writers continues to soar as new business breakthroughs for companies, businesses, and their audience in general unfold online. The field is teeming with opportunities. You can choose and decide which fits your writing style and would sustain business at

20 Helpful Tools to Jumpstart Your Freelance Writing Career

Many years ago, a writer like you would survive with a typewriter and a cup of coffee. The invention of computers, as well as the birth of the World Wide Web, branched out into different other types of technology. This phenomenon has hugely affected

How to Power Up Your Freelance Writer Profile and Portfolio

You need another fingerprint. This “fingerprint” is what will make you stand out in a swarm of freelance writers. This is your unique selling proposition, your most unforgettable quality, your signature. In a Huffington Post article, this is called “author brand.”

Is freelance writing for me?

There is fear in jumping into the unknown. This is why quitting your corporate job to pursue your passion for writing and focus on becoming a full-time freelance writer may cause doubts, questions, and hesitation. You do not know where and how