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RULE NUMBER TWELVE: BE PROUD OF WHAT YOU DO.

WAHM freelance writer be proud

We are there! We made it to the end of “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing”. And I have saved the most important for last! BE PROUD OF WHAT YOU DO! You know what, there is no sugar coating it. Being a WAHM is hard. Being a parent is hard full stop, without working whether…

RULE TEN: KNOW YOUR GOALS AS A FREELANCE WRITER AND WAHM.

set goals for WAHM freelance writers.

Whew! We are so close, can you see the finish line? Rule 10 in “The 12 rules of Freelance Writing” series is all about setting (and achieving) goals. Setting goals and knowing your WHY is so important as a freelance writer and a work-at-home-mum. Why? Because these things help motivate, inspire and drive you forward.…

RULE NUMBER NINE: WHY YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR CLIENT.

freelancers need to know your clients

We are almost there. Here is the ninth rule in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing“. What a journey so far. Today we are going to learn all about WHY we need to know a potential client, and how we do that.  One absolutely critical element as a freelance writer is to understand your client,…

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…

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