5 tools every freelancer should have

Certain jobs have tools they can be identified with. The doctor with his stethoscope, the teacher with his marker, the carpenter with his hammer. These tools are objects they can rarely work without. They are compatible with the nature of the work they do, they also make work faster and easier. As carpenters, doctors and …

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Why You Shouldn’t be Insecure about Your Writing

I happen to know a lot of writers. Some traits can be smelt (detected) a mile away, and one of them is passion. One other “sniffable” trait? Insecurity. I have attempted to piece together reasons for this state of insecurity, and one reason which comes up frequently is rejection. There is something immensely creative about …

7 Ways to Sharpen Your Editorial Skills- Without Breaking a Bank

To be sincere, I’d rather write up an entire lengthy article or book than edit. Editing stresses me, as well as proofreading. I like to get away from work that I’ve done as fast as possible and I’m guilty of not re-reading because it makes me feel like deleting the entire article. Stephen King said …

Identifying Types of Clients by the Tone of their E-mails

Your perception game must be strong as a freelancer, especially when you would like to get referrals from clients. Many freelancers work with people whom they’ve never seen, and will probably never see, and this is one of the beauties of freelancing. However, it can also pose as a challenge because at least while looking …