Posted on August 26th, 2011
Hey, guys! We continue our “Blast fro the Past” article series.
If you have missed the second part, you can check it out right here.
We are still working on some new implementations for you, preparing for the high season, so we haven’t had the chance to compose new articles for you. That’s why in an effort to reintroduce new users to our blog, we are posting our previous entries published on our blog more than 6 months ago. Those articles contain a lot of useful freelance writing tips, which are universal and will never get old.
So here we go – another 3 great articles posted on our blog last year Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on August 19th, 2011
As freelancers, we theoretically have discretion in how we allocate our time, which is our most precious resource.
If we do not manage time effectively, we may well end up paying the firm or the client for the privilege of writing for them. In order to avoid this, it is vital to keep the amount of time we spend on any one job to a minimum, while still producing the kind of incisive and powerful prose our clients deserve.
For a non-technologically oriented writer, several very low-tech tools can help us accomplish this.
The first tool may be exclusively internal, but can be visible as well. It is crucial that everyone around us treat our work with the same seriousness that it holds for our clients. You need to regard your obligations as equal to the most demanding office job. This holds true even if you type in bunny slippers, or, shorts and a t-shirt. Everyone in your extended circle of friends and family needs to support you in order for you to be even slightly successful.
A loving but oblivious family can sabotage you decisively. Embracing the attitude that you are an important crafter of a needed product will go far towards encouraging others to treat you accordingly. Those around us will take us no more seriously than we take ourselves. How can one embody this? It could take varied forms. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on August 12th, 2011
So you are a freelance writer? When I tell someone that I am a freelance writer most of them react as if I am an unemployed chap! Not many people are ready to accept that freelance writing can be a full-time job.
One thing that I can guarantee all those people is that – us, freelance writers, are one of the very few people who do what they love – ‘WE WRITE’!
For a freelance writer to be able to manage his time is as important as for a driver to be able see the approaching traffic.
A freelance writer has just so many things on his mind from deadlines and research to new projects and so much more that good management skills are a big incentive.
Management of time is not just important to keep things organized and less messy but it also helps increase productivity and number of projects a freelancer may handle. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on August 5th, 2011
The development of the internet and its world wide use has greatly revolutinalized freelance writing.
The web has come out with many benefits which have made freelance writing easy and open to any one interested. It has opened up the space to a bigger audience world wide. Infact one one can target an exclusive audience group which was uphill task in the past.
The web has many resources which can not only greatly enhance freelance writing but also help prospective would be freelance writers gain the necessary skills and expertise.
This essay will thus focus on the various web resources available and how they are important to freelance writers. Read the rest of this entry »