Since I announced the launch of my new book —Success in 3D: Three Pillars to Personal and Professional Achievement —to my social media following on May 1st, with the help of Publishizer, my team has been bombarded with emails and DMs.
The most common question:
“What is ‘Success in 3D’, and how will it help me?”
The short answer is that it will help you to identify what your highest marketable skill set is (your strength zone), and what your deepest, rooted passion is (your desire zone) — and then how to bridge the gap between the two so that…
If you want to be a freelance writer, copywriter, or blogger this article will change your life. Why?
LinkedIn is one of the absolute best ways to build a solid base of freelance writing clients — so you can have a steady income, and build a sustainable writing career.
How do I know this?
Well, to tell you th truth, I’ve found LinkedIn to be an extremely reliable source for finding freelance writing work.
Now, that’s not to say I get all my clients from LinkedIn. I do have many other different ways of generating leads and starting conversations with…
If you are like so many other aspiring freelance writers, you may already know someone who has found success in this line of work.
You may admire that person for using his or her creative talents to earn more as an independent freelance writer than he or she ever did working in their 9 to 5 corporate job.
And you may desire nothing more than to duplicate his or her successes in your own life. …
It really isn’t easy to find respectable part-time freelance work these days. It seems like most part-time freelance writing gigs are geared toward less skilled, or even unskilled freelancers altogether.
If you are like me, and you have a particular skill for producing written content, articles, and more, you will absolutely want to put that gift to use.
Freelance writing is an excellent part-time job opportunity, but there are some things you will need to know before you begin.
As a freelance writer, you have complete control over your work schedule and your calendar. …
“Pushy” isn’t the first word you want your prospects to associate with your business, but truth be told, it’s a term that’s plagued the sales industry for years — and for good reason!
With the old-school sales approach, you searched for prospects with the biggest budgets and earnestly pitched your products or services until they surrendered.
The ABCs (always be closing) became your guiding principles. If there wasn’t a need, you created one. If there wasn’t any interest, you plugged anyway. If you heard “No,” it just meant you turned the screws a little tighter.
Thankfully, those days are over…
Take a minute to think about the most influential people in your life right now. They’ve obviously done something awesome to earn a spot on your list, right? Maybe they helped you achieve something. Or they listened when no one else would. Or, they inspired you to do better, be better.
Maybe it’s your mom, your favorite athlete, or a teacher back in High School or College that really opened your mind to new possibilities. …
Truth be told, there is so much work for freelance writers … yet so little time to get it all done. When you’re first starting out as a freelance writer, it’s hard to imagine ever being in a position where you have the power to say “no” to clients.
But ultimately, after reading this article, the challenge will no longer be finding new clients, but rather figuring out how to make even more money by saying “yes” to the clients you already have, without adding more time to your workday.
How can you achieve this? By becoming more efficient.
If you want to make a living as a writer, this is for you. Why? Because I’m going to show you exactly how I got my first big writing client.
Not only that, I’m going to walk you through the steps that I followed so that you can duplicate my success.
You might find it surprisingly simple. It might even be too simple. But here’s what you need to know: Sometimes simple isn’t always obvious.
It’s not always easy either. …
When I launched my career as a freelance writer over 10+ years ago, I imagined that all successful freelance writers knew one particular secret. Why did I imagine this?
Well, I was thirsty for work but couldn’t find anywhere to drink. I’d walked to the middle of the desert, looking for an adventure, having been told there was an oasis of great possibilities over the horizon, and my water bottle had run dry.
There was no oasis in sight.
Successful freelance writers knew exactly where to find the oasis in the desert. …
There’s one activity you must do if you want to be a successful freelance writer or copywriter. One activity you cannot replace with any other activity. One activity that, if you do it daily, you’ll not only become a better freelance writer or copywriter … but you will even rise to greatness.
In fact, it is one activity that, if you don’t do, you will never rise above mediocrity. The one activity you must-do if you want to be a successful freelance writer and copywriter is …
Okay…it’s not really so hidden…but you would be surprised how many newbies just…