Category: Web Writing

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Here’s what freelancers can do to protect their personal brandsHere’s what freelancers can do to protect their personal brands

This is a guest article by Indiana Lee. If you want to submit a guest article of your own, be sure to read the guest article guidelines.

Going freelance can be deeply rewarding. You get to set your own working hours, choose your clients, and handpick the content you create based on your niche. However, the freedom of freelancing comes with responsibility. You have to protect your personal brand if you want to make it alone. A strong brand will help you find new clients, retain high-paying patrons, and justify increases in rates.

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The buzz factor: how to create shareable social media contentThe buzz factor: how to create shareable social media content

This is a guest article by Farlyn Lucas. If you want to submit a guest article of your own, be sure to read the guest article guidelines.

With billions of people active on social media every day, the potential to reach a wider audience and build a strong personal brand is greater than ever. But with so much content being shared online, how can you ensure your work gets noticed and shared? The answer lies in the buzz factor – the ability to create content that resonates with your target audience and gets shared. Let’s dive into the key elements of creating shareable social media content, providing tips and strategies to help you take your online presence to the next level.

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Six ways the digital age has transformed the freelancing worldSix ways the digital age has transformed the freelancing world

This is a guest article by Indiana Lee. If you want to submit a guest article of your own, be sure to read the guest article guidelines.

Working as a freelancer has come a long way, thanks to the digital revolution. It’s no longer just about learning to survive as a freelance writer, or any kind of freelancer, but learning to thrive with the help of technology. Technology has grown exceptionally over the last decade or so, completely transforming the way we work — it’s a whole new world for online freelancers now. In fact, some claim there hasn’t been this much transformation since the Industrial Revolution.

Technology and innovation are completely overturning traditional work structures. And freelancers are now starting to come out on top, rather than struggling and not knowing when their next paycheck might come rolling in.

In fact, 36% of Americans now work freelance. The COVID-19 pandemic, of course, did work as a sort of catalyst that spurred this new rise of freelancers. But in truth, freelancing has been gaining in popularity for years as advances in technology have made it more approachable and even lucrative.

So, let’s take a look at some of the many ways modern technology and the digital age have transformed the freelancing world.

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Three benefits of becoming a full-time freelance writerThree benefits of becoming a full-time freelance writer

This is a guest article by Indiana Lee. If you want to submit a guest article of your own, be sure to read the guest article guidelines.

Freelancing is nothing new, but for years many people have used it as a “side hustle” or a way to make extra cash to supplement a full-time job. More recently, however — especially throughout the pandemic — more people have started freelancing as a full-time career. There are over 4,500 freelance copywriters in the U.S. alone, and that number is likely to grow as more people make the shift from a traditional full-time career.

Making the decision to become a full-time freelance writer is a big step, and it looks different for everyone. Maybe you’re contemplating quitting your current job, or maybe you’ve been freelancing on the side for a while and you want to make the leap. If you’re still on the fence about full-time freelancing, it’s important to understand the benefits that come with it.

Let’s take a closer look at some of those benefits and how they can have a positive impact on your life as a freelancer.

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How to go full-time as a freelance writerHow to go full-time as a freelance writer

This is a guest article by Indiana Lee. If you want to submit a guest article of your own, be sure to read the guest article guidelines.

Many people who start freelancing do so as a side-hustle or part-time gig to make extra money. However, the gig economy has grown in popularity over the last few years. Combine that with the influx of people working from home throughout the pandemic, and more people are starting to dive into freelancing full-time.

It can be a bit scary if you’re going from a “traditional” full-time job to being your own boss. However, the benefits of flexibility and self-management often outweigh the risks.

Still, if you’re not sure how to make the transition from side gig to full-time freelance writer, we’ve got you covered. With a few simple tips, you can feel more confident about your decision, and more secure in your work.

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Becoming a Technical Writer: The Good, the Bad, and the RemoteBecoming a Technical Writer: The Good, the Bad, and the Remote

This is a guest article by Indiana Lee. If you want to submit a guest article of your own, be sure to read the guest article guidelines.

When looking to start a career as a technical writer, understanding the general overview of what the job entails and how much you will be making is widely helpful. The best way to create a career that truly fits your lifestyle is to understand the demands of that career field.

This article will discuss some of the important aspects of technical writing, how it differentiates from traditional writing, and some of the pros and cons of choosing the career path.

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