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Get Inspired: Blog Writing Tips by Famous Writers

Get Inspired: Blog Writing Tips by Famous Writers

One of the clearest indicators that blogs are here to stay is the fact that so many famous authors, writers with published works to their names, and journalists from the old-school paper and print era have all taken up blogging to some degree. In the words of Tom Ferrick, a...

Seeking Quality Freelance Writers: the Definitive Guide to 20 Outsourcing Hubs

Seeking Quality Freelance Writers: the Definitive Guide to 20 Outsourcing Hubs

Everyone knows that content is king, but content writers are the real brains behind the blog posts, newsletters or sales pages you seek to attract potential customers with. It makes sense to hire freelance writers to fulfill your content needs because besides saving money and time, you get to have...

Top 15 Useful Writing Tips for Bloggers

Top 15 Useful Writing Tips for Bloggers

Think of starting a blog? Great, now you can share your story with a wider audience than your personal friends and family. But in order to get this audience you must first clear out what value will you provide for your readers to be satisfied they’ve visited your blog and...

50 Great Author Bios for Inspiration

50 Great Author Bios for Inspiration

Whether you are a designer, writer or an artist, having a portfolio website is a great way to increase your customer base. Besides examples or photos of your works, another important page to include is an author bio page. There are countless ways how to create it. Some people create...

Best ways to find Clients for Your Freelance Writing Business

Best ways to find Clients for Your Freelance Writing Business

Before you start handing out business cards and trying to find freelance work, it’s important to understand why companies hire freelance writers. Companies hire freelance writers for a number of reasons. When a company downsizes, for example, writers often are among the first to be let go. It isn’t because...

30 Useful Web Tools for Professional Writers

30 Useful Web Tools for Professional Writers

The majority of full-time professional writers are usually on the lookout for any utilities that will help in improving workflow as well as boosting efficiency. Writing is a passion for many, but if you want to take it up as an occupation, you need something more than just passion. A...

Why Do Freelance Writers Need Editors

Why Do Freelance Writers Need Editors

If you hang around freelancers, you will probably notice that the hottest topic among them is editors and their relationships with them. Editors usually check out material written by freelance writers. He can be self-employed or work for various clients, either onsite or offsite at his home. They work for...

The Reality of Working from Home as a Freelance Writer

The Reality of Working from Home as a Freelance Writer

Many people dream of working from home. But while it sounds great, working from home can be quite difficult. Sure, you don’t have a boss looking over your shoulder. But then, you also don’t have a boss to turn to when you need someone to make some tough decisions. As...

Core Reasons Why Every Freelancer Needs a Blog?

Core Reasons Why Every Freelancer Needs a Blog?

If freelancers could choose to have only one tool for their business, without a doubt it would be a blog. There are countless benefits freelancers can gain by owning a blog. It can serve as a portfolio, a way how to attract more clients and blogs can even generate some...

Writing Yourself to Financial Freedom

Writing Yourself to Financial Freedom

You get up daily in the morning to the cacophonous sound of the alarm and get ready to go out to your routine job. After working for eight hours, you get back home, grab some food and then go back to sleep. The next day, you again go through the...

Embarrassing Grammatical Mistakes that Spell Doom for Your Freelance Writing Business

Embarrassing Grammatical Mistakes that Spell Doom for Your Freelance Writing Business

The other day, I was going through a passage that said the following: “I think people talking loudly on ‘there’ cell phones in public ought to be ‘offended’. Do they have a greater ‘rite’ to be heard in public ‘then’ others? ‘Are’ thoughts are as important as ‘there’ thoughts’.” This...

Copyright Protection and Infringement of Web Content

Copyright Protection and Infringement of Web Content

Copyright is a kind of protection that authors have for their original work. This includes works in the domain of literature, drama, music and other artistic and intellectual creations that are published or unpublished. It should be noted that copyright is only a protection of an expressed idea and not...

The Ins and Outs of Ghostwriting

The Ins and Outs of Ghostwriting

When books or other pieces of writing are done for another person and the full credit goes to the ‘author’ with the real writer only receiving a byline, it is called ghostwriting. In most cases, the ‘author’ is a celebrity or some eminent figure, with the ability to sell books...

Becoming an Expert Proofreader

Becoming an Expert Proofreader

Very first thought – “What is Proofreading?” The word ‘proof’ is used to mean the final trial print that is used for making corrections before printing. Hence, a proofreader goes through the entire text with a fine toothcomb, trying to look for errors and glitches in the document. Proofreading involves...

25 Vital Resources for Freelance Writers

25 Vital Resources for Freelance Writers

Writing is a passion for many, but if you want to take it up as an occupation, you need something more than just passion. Freelance writing is a lucrative job profile not only because it pays handsomely, but also because it provides the convenience of working from home. It can...