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RULE NUMBER 8: WHY FREELANCE WRITERS SHOULD LEARN SEO.

SEO for freelance writers

Roll up, roll up for Rule 8 in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series. Today is all about SEO, and why it is important that freelance writers should embrace SEO focused writing! If, like me, you just jumped straight into the world of freelance writing without any research or knowledge of what exactly it…

RULE NUMBER SEVEN: CONTRACTS ARE YOUR BEST FRIEND.

writers contract for freelance writers

Welcome to Rule 7 in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series. Today is all about writing contracts. The what, why and how to protect yourself and your client. Please note that I am not a lawyer, so for professional legal advice you should see a lawyer. Why do you need a writers contract as…

RULE NUMBER SIX: BALANCE IS EVERYTHING!

work life balance for freelance WAHMs

Wow! We are halfway through “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series. It seems only fitting that this post be all about balance!  How many different hats do you wear? Mum. WAHM/SAHM. Freelance writer. Business owner. Registered Nurse. Wife. Sister. Daughter. Friend. Cleaner. Cook. Chauffer. Maid. Shopper. These are just a sample of the few…

RULE NUMBER FIVE: KEEP YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS UP-TO-DATE.

freelance writers keep knowledge up-to-date

Welcome to the fifth rule in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series – all about knowledge and skills as a freelance writer.  Do you get those yearly reminders to update your CPD (Continuous Professional Development) portfolio? Or to undertake a PD course? As a nurse, my work inbox is usually full of these reminders…

RULE NUMBER TWO: DEVELOP YOUR FREELANCE WRITING PORTFOLIO.

portfolio for freelance writer

Developing your portfolio should be way up there on your to-do list! That is why it is number two in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series. Why? Your writing portfolio showcases your skill and expertise. It acts as a resume of sorts to show potential clients just what you can do. Just like with…

12 rules of freelance writing as a WAHM.

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, Rule number one: Time management! On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me, Rule Number two: Get your work out there for success. On the third day of Christmas….. Well, you get the point! Technically speaking the 12 days…

The top questions of 2018: freelance writer and WAHM.

As 2018 is drawing to a close, I have been reflecting on the past year (as most people do). I have made many newconnections and online friends. I am so grateful to be building and be part ofa community of supportive, encouraging and inspirational people. Freelancers,parents, business owners. The list goes on. Through out the…

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