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Why Moonlighting as a Freelance Blogger Is GOOD for Your Day Job

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Are you a freelance blogger with a full-time job?

Wish you could write for a living but can’t afford to just yet?

If you answered yes, then here’s what I have to say: Good

Wait. Did she just say good? 

Let me explain. As a freelance blogger, you’re in a unique position to help your company succeed. And more importantly, help your career succeed.

Here are 5 reasons why moonlighting as a freelance blogger benefits both you and your 9-5 employer:  Continue reading…

Why You Should STOP Trying to Make Money Online [And What to Do Instead]

Why You Should STOP Trying to Make Money Online | Be a freelance Blogger

You’ve heard the news: YOU CAN MAKE MONEY BLOGGING.

You can make a living as a freelance writer. Content is king, and the demand will only increase.

Really? You say.

I can blog. I can write all day. I’m a great writer. People will flock to my writing from far and wide. 

But coming up to the gate, you might realize you have some lingering doubts about this whole idea.

For example… how will you sell it? By the inch? By the yard? Do people just want “content” to patch in to their websites to satisfy Google that day? Is writing like sewing, one line after another? What will you write about, for heaven’s sake? How will you know this is “good” writing? When will you know that it’s worth a living wage?

The doubts are daunting. And haunting.

But what if you stopped trying to make money blogging?

What if you stopped worrying about making a living as a freelance writer?

What if you solved problems for a living instead?

What if you declared this:

I am in service to the livelihoods of others, providing the one thing they can not survive without online. I solve their problems by confronting their customers’ problems in an engaging way. I am a hero; and my clients are heroes to their clients; and we all change lives every day.

The attitude shift from profit to service can change your life — and it can change other people’s lives. It’s also a lot more fun. Continue reading…

How to Turn Every Rejection Into a New Opportunity

How to Turn Every Rejection Into a New Opportunity

You did it! Congratulations! You’ve finished an amazing new blog pitch or proposal. You cross your “T’s” and dot your “I’s.” Everything is ready. You click Send, and sit back waiting for the accolades to come showering down. [Ding!] There’s your email alert — “Dear Sir or Madam, We regret to inform you…” BOOTY-PANTS! (That’s […]

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5 Ways to Show Clients You’re a Rare Blogging Butterfly

5 Ways to Show Clients You're a Rare Blogging Butterfly

There’s nothing quite like knowing you’re one-of-a-kind to your freelance blogging clients. The phrase, “You’re our go-to gal/guy” will send a giddy shiver throughout your body each time you hear it. But many freelance bloggers won’t hear that even once in their career. High-quality bloggers are a rare species, much like the Karner Blue butterfly I recently […]

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Deception Revealed: 6 Bullshit Blogging Myths Created by Famous Bloggers

Deception Revealed: 6 Bullshit Blogging Myths Created by Famous Bloggers | Be a Freelance Blogger

Don’t you sometimes wish someone would just tell you the exact steps to building a successful freelance blogging business? That are guaranteed to work? A fool-proof plan? Because then YOU could be an A-List blogger. The one that has it all. Clients who pay the big bucks. Thousands of Twitter followers and Facebook likes. Hundreds of […]

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$3,240.00 of Prizes for Guest Bloggers: Enter Our 6th Pitchfest

Enter the $100 Pitchfest | Be a Freelance Blogger

Yep, it’s that time again. Time for you to show off your blog pitching skills in a real-life battle deathmatch pitch session alongside your fellow freelance bloggers, for a chance to win big prizes. In case you missed the previous Pitchfests, here’s how it works: You pitch a fantastic blog post idea and we choose our favourite ones […]

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Be the Boss of Your Ideas: A Pitching System for Freelance Bloggers with Wandering Minds

A Pitching System for Freelance Bloggers with Wandering Minds

If you’re like me, you have a GAZILLION ideas. Having lots of ideas is a good thing. To be a successful freelance writer, however, it helps to have a system for pitching ideas. Otherwise, it’s hard to focus, and you can get stuck in the what-do-I-do-next phase where you spend a lot more time thinking […]

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How To Squelch Your Freelance Blogging Anxiety Before It Squashes You

How To Squelch Your Freelance Blogging Anxiety… Before It Squashes You

Pssst…. Why haven’t you responded to that interesting job board ad yet? Still sorting your underwear instead of making money? Why aren’t you pitching all those great ideas of yours? You’ve got heaps of them! Yeah, I thought so. You’ve got doubts, despair, cold feet… Aren’t you tired of watching other freelance bloggers cash in […]

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How to Cheat and Steal Your Way to Endless Blog Post Ideas

How to Cheat and Steal Your Way to Endless Blog Post Ideas

You know, there’s no copyright on a blog post idea. And although you want to create original blog posts, you don’t want to waste hours wrestling the “what to write about” fairy to the ground. So when you’re filling up your idea bucket, cheating and stealing both work fine. Because when you do it right, nobody […]

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“You Can’t Handle the Truth!” – 5 Freelance Blogging Lessons from a Former Trial Attorney

“You Can’t Handle the Truth!” 5 Freelance Blogging Lessons from a Former Trial Attorney

Look, I know… attorneys are the worst. But you have to admit, trial attorneys are the best of the worst. Who hasn’t fantasized about emulating the protagonists of A Few Good Men or My Cousin Vinny? I was a criminal trial lawyer for four years and loved every second of it, but competing priorities led […]

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