How to Market Yourself as a Writer without Ads

How to Market Yourself as a Writer without Ads
Buying ads is the best way to get found online, right?
Wrong! Absolutely wrong for several reasons.
One of the biggest is that you can’t afford it. The platforms that sell ads are raising their prices anyway and have been for some time. They don’t really care about your $200 ad spend. Their target audiences are the huge corporations who are dropping millions of dollars a month on ads.
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How to Create a Copywriting Portfolio with 0 Clients

How to Create a Copywriting Portfolio with 0 Clients
Copywriting and content writing aren’t the same. They serve two purposes.

Content writing is informational and entertaining overall. It’s your blog posts and books, and social media captions.

Copywriting is demonstrative and compelling. It serves to move a reader to make a decision — to buy or opt-in an email list or whatever offer.

It’s persuasive writing.
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Two Financial Tools for Freelance Writers

Two Financial Tools for Freelance Writers
It can be overwhelming figuring out which tech and software you need. There are so many, and everywhere on the interwebs, someone has an opinion on which one to pick. And they all say their widget is the best. Like everyone says that this is the ULTIMATE BUSINESS TOOL YOU NEED FOR BUSINESS NOW...but seriously though?
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I Turned Down an $18,000 Client

I Turned Down an $18,000 Client

I quit my job with one potential client set up. It was almost a done deal, a sure thing for the year. Discovery calls done, the scope of work understood, proposal sent and pending. A new virtual assistant, inexperienced, but I had a paying client ready for me.

Or did I?
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