2023

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How a Bestselling Author Revises One Sentence: A Lesson in Vivid Writing

Enchanting Marketing

Do you ever wonder how others edit their writing ? Me, too. So, picture my delight when I came across a fabulous example of revision … By a bestselling author! This revision is more fundamental than cutting a couple of words or ironing out a few typos.

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My Favorite Ways to Use an AI Writing Tool as a Freelance Writer

Elna Cain

Have you been hearing a lot about AI and AI writing tools? ChatGPT is here, and everyone is going bonkers on Twitter. Wherever you look, it’s on Youtube, Medium, and Google! The age of an AI writing tool is here, and as freelance writers, we need to EMBRACE this new way of writing.

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When a publisher might not do as good a job as a self-publishing author

The Idea Logical Company

We’ve previously explored what I called “the end of the trade publishing concept” , which stems from the now wide-open opportunity to publish available to anybody with a computer and something to deliver as a book.

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How I Grew My Writing Business by 40% in One Year

Agency Content Writer

As I look back over the last 12+ years of my writing business, I see ebbs and flows. There were big projects and small ones. There were good clients and not-so-good clients. With each experience, I came further along the learning curve of being a business owner.

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10 Best Creative Writing Courses in India

Write Freelance

Finding and enrolling in the best creative writing courses in India has been more difficult than I thought. At least it used to be, seven years ago when I had just dived into freelance writing.

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After working alone for over 35 years, I now have a full-time assistant. And it’s an AI.

Nick Ursborne

I’ve been using ChatGPT a lot recently. But for the most part, I haven’t been using it to write content or copy. I’ve been using it as a brainstorming buddy and an information-cruncher. As an example, here’s how I’ve been using ChatGPT to help me update the coaching page on my website.

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How To Streamline And Improve Your Blog’s Customer Support

Blogging Wizard

Most bloggers, regardless of their monetization methods, want to hear back from their audience. Whether you are providing services or selling courses, your blog’s “Contact us” page is your main. Blogging

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How I Manage My Freelance Workload With 10+ Clients

Freelance Magic

At any given time, I’m juggling way more than a handful of clients. Right now, I have 10 recurring monthly clients, and 3 I do ad-hoc work for. I admit, it *does* seem like I do a lot of work. I know a lot of freelancers who only write one or two pieces a week, and that’s totally cool too.

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New Release Spotlight: Becca Kinzer

Rachelle Gardner

Congratulations and happy release day to debut novelist Becca Kinzer! This delightful rom-com features mistaken identity, enemies to lovers, sweet romance, and plenty of laughs. Closed-door sizzles throughout! “Dear Henry, Love, Edith” is available now.

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Trending News for Marketers on Monday, January 30, 2023

Kristi Hines

Looking for a quick rundown of trending news marketers were talking about on Monday, January 30, 2023? Here’s the latest on ChatGPT, the Yandex source code leak, Instagram explaining their algorithm, and more.

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Becoming Frictionless

AIIP

By Mary Ellen Bates Why do our repeat clients come back to us? While we would like to believe it’s because of our breathtaking analysis, our brilliant marketing campaign, or our unique training program, it’s often something simpler – we’re easy to work with.

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It’s Time to Create a Freelance Budget as a New Writer

Elna Cain

If you are one of the 63% of Americans living paycheck to paycheck, then budgeting is a must. Fortunately, adding a side hustle like freelance writing, can help you live more freely (travel around the world) and sustainably.

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Google knocked us out for a couple of days, but we’re back!

The Idea Logical Company

I was very pleased with my post of last week, about how my friend Ed Rogoff could possibly self-publish a book about health called “Scary Diagnosis” better than it would be delivered to the public by a professional publisher. I put it up. My subscribers got it by email. And then Google put a big bright red WARNING screen on my site saying “malware here, don’t go!” ” So my team went into action.

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Copywriter for Psychics

Susan Greene

You make your living as a psychic, offering readings to people seeking guidance in some area of their life. Perhaps most of your clients come your way via word of mouth or street signage promoting your services, but you know you could be doing more.

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Health Writer in Texas — February is Health Month

Melanie Saxton

As a health writer, I found it very moving to write this piece titled “February is Health Month: Building a Circle of Red in Montgomery County” for City Lifestyle magazine. We aren’t alone in our heart health journey.

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Encore Empire Podcast: Search Engine Optimization Process

Agency Content Writer

SEO is search engine optimization, and that is how Google finds us, how Google finds our websites. Anne McAuley Lopez shares her three-step process for optimizing your website to rank higher in search results and attract the right target market for your offers.

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10 tips on writing persuasively and how persuasive copywriting benefits your business

Credible Content

10 persuasive copywriting tips In copywriting, persuasive writing is used a lot. Dr. Roberts Cialdini has written a complete book on the topic of persuasion: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. The book lists multiple principles you can use to influence and persuade people through copywriting.

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How to Create a Freelance Invoice (+10 Freelance Invoice Templates)

Write Freelance

Creating your first freelance invoice can be challenging and confusing at the same time. What’s the best freelance invoice format? What should you include in an invoice as a freelancer? When should you send the invoice to ensure you can get paid for your hard work as quickly as possible? .

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19 Ways to Win, Attract, and Retain High-Paying Clients

Freelance Magic

How do some freelance writers demand $1/word while you’re stuck at $100/article (or less)? Maybe it’s their decades of experience. Or their poetry-dripping prose. Perhaps they just have a magic wand to make these high-paying clients appear out of thin air.

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6 Ways AI Can Support Your Content Creation

Buffer

Have you ever tried a Google search that just wasn’t giving you the answers you were seeking? Have you ever wished Siri was just a little more powerful than a voice assistant you ask about the weather? Meet ChatGPT.

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The Content Cyborg: How to Use AI Writing Tools in Content Marketing

Animalz

AI is a force multiplier for great writers. It took us a long time to say that. Two years of experimenting with a host of generative writing tools — GPT-3, Copy.ai, Writer, Jasper, and ChatGPT. But our decision is: it’s an advantage.

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20 Evergreen Content Examples That Produce Lasting Results

CopyBlogger

I’m sure you’ve heard this stat: more than four million blog posts go live every single day. And that’s just. Continue Reading. The post 20 Evergreen Content Examples That Produce Lasting Results appeared first on Copyblogger. Content Marketing Featured

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18 New Year’s Resolutions for Freelance Writers for 2023

Elna Cain

What a 2022 it has been for the world and for my business! Was it just as wild as mine? From being interviewed for a Business Insider article to sharing my thoughts in the Globe and Mail on hand pain, I am amazed by all the opportunities I’ve had lately.

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SEO for Digital Content Marketing: How To Optimize for Search in 2023

Content Marketing Institute

Expect SEO in 2023 to be more nuanced than ever. Creating helpful content remains the best SEO strategy. And paying extra attention to these eight areas will help your content remain (or become) a digital marketing powerhouse. Continue reading → Company News

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Copywriter Seeks Advice on Dropping a Difficult Client

Susan Greene

Hey Susan, I’m dealing with an issue as a copywriter that I never expected, and I’m not sure what to do. Hoping you can give me some advice. A client contacted me through my website last month about writing beauty articles, one of my favorite subject areas.

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National Science Fiction Day — Editing Your Sci-Fi Novel

Melanie Saxton

Does your sci-fi novel need editing? This past January 2nd, the world celebrated National Science Fiction Day — a reminder that 2023 is a brand new year for launching sci-fi books. This particular genre is one of my favorites.

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Quick Guide to Guest Blogging

Agency Content Writer

One of the best decisions I made in 2022 was to become a Thought Leader on The Nonprofit Show. Through my appearances, I met amazing nonprofit leaders and even got to write for a few of them. On February 9, 2023, I will be featured and will be speaking about the power of guest blogging.

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What is the PASTOR framework in copywriting? Explained with a real-world example

Credible Content

PASTOR copywriting framework explained. Different frameworks are used in copywriting. It may not be apparent to the readers, but most successful copywriters use one or another framework to craft their copies and make the right impact. One of the frameworks is P.A.S.T.O.R.

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12 Online Transcription Jobs in India (Work From Home)

Write Freelance

If you’re looking for a part-time or full-time job which only requires work from home, exploring transcription jobs is a great way to start. Transcription jobs are just like any other freelancing job and I actually find them quite similar to freelance writing.

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7 Reasons Why Using AI to Write Full Blog Posts Is a Bad Idea

Blogging From Paradise

Three things: I just landed in Greece; thank goodness I didn’t slide (corny humor alert) I do not intend to b h out AI […]. blogging tips

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Why Personalization at Scale Can Make (or Break) Your Business

Contently

Today’s consumers expect personalization at every touch point. An integrated approach is the only way to make their interactions with your brand seamless.

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Freelance Writing Rates: Know Your Worth in 2023

Smart Blogger

Negotiating freelance writing rates is overwhelming. You love writing but don’t want to be taken advantage of. You need to make a living, but you’re afraid to “rock the boat” when negotiating your pay rate.

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Service Business 101: Impress and Score Your Next Client

CopyBlogger

I get excited when I hear someone wants to start a service business. I love when people: But I don’t. Continue Reading The post Service Business 101: Impress and Score Your Next Client appeared first on Copyblogger. Content Marketing Entrepreneurship Featured Service Business Tutorials Writing

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How to Balance Multiple Clients As a New Freelance Writer

Elna Cain

Let me guess: Every new freelance writer wants a legit writing job, right? If that’s you, don’t count your chickens before they hatch, because what if you land three clients? Or five clients? That would be THE DREAM, right? Or would it? Maybe it’s A NIGHTMARE!

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How an Honest Talk With ChatGPT Surprised Even a Veteran Editor

Content Marketing Institute

We asked ChatGPT some hard questions about content marketing. And the AI text-creation tool didn’t disappoint. Read on to see what it had to say (and what we said behind its back.) Continue reading → Company News

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Content Gap Analysis: How to Perform It in 5 Steps

ThemeIsle

Are you looking to improve your website's content but unsure where to start? A content gap analysis can help! This will help you identify any areas where your website content is lacking and give you ideas for new topics to blog about or pages to add to your site.

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Adding the “Old School” to Your Autobiography or Memoir — Universal Letter Writing Week

Melanie Saxton

Your autobiography or memoir may benefit when you add vintage letters from ancestors or colleagues from a past era. Universal Letter Writing Week spans from January 8-14, 2023, and reminds us all that handwritten missives capture sentiments and style that should never be lost to time.

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