How To Come Up With Effective Upwork Tailored Questions

Upwork can be a great resource for connecting clients and contractors. While there is certainly a lot of rubbish (on both sides), I will not knock it; it’s where I found the majority of my present clients. The good and bad clients are relatively easy to identify. There is one area where most organisations fallContinue reading “How To Come Up With Effective Upwork Tailored Questions”

The Non-Paid Work Freelancers Need To Schedule

Freelancing is great, isn’t it? You get paid for the amount of work you do, not a salary. This could lead to a great and fruitful career, but it can also lead to stress when you don’t have much work. Whether you’re busy or quiet, freelancers tend to forget some tasks during their working weekContinue reading “The Non-Paid Work Freelancers Need To Schedule”

How to Create a Great Upwork Job Listing

Hello there, potential Upwork client! Are you feeling a little confused about how the site works? Still concerned about how to attract the right freelancer? I know how it can be. I am a contractor but I have also hired on Upwork too. I know the difficulties of getting your job noticed to the rightContinue reading “How to Create a Great Upwork Job Listing”

Tips for Negotiating a Rate Increase – Or Quitting a Contract

Undoubtedly, anybody who enters this game of freelance content writing will go through many changes. In the beginning, you’ll be on call and ready to answer an email at the drop of a hat. You would probably have taken any job within reason to get your name out there and for some precious income.

Why You Must Not Cut Corners on your Business Blog

The majority of my clients of the last four years realise the importance of a quality business blog. Most understand the increasing need for quality content. As the search engines (especially Google) further refine their algorithms, that is only going to get more important. Why? Because with social media, how much and how often yourContinue reading “Why You Must Not Cut Corners on your Business Blog”

How To Avoid Burnout as a Freelance Content Writer

Sooner or later, it happens. The brain shuts down and you can’t do anything – not literally of course. You’re still capable of doing stuff but you brain resists any attempt at doing any more work for which you expect to get paid. There are many lessons to learn as a new freelancer and attitudesContinue reading “How To Avoid Burnout as a Freelance Content Writer”

Content Marketing Tactics for a Killer Job Description (Yes, Really!)

Around 18 months ago, I wrote an article on content marketing tactics for your dating profile. That article proved very popular so I thought I would carry on the series. The great thing about being a content writer is that it makes you think about writing as a science as well as an art. TheContinue reading “Content Marketing Tactics for a Killer Job Description (Yes, Really!)”

Five Requirements of a Great Landing Page

Your landing page is one of the most important elements of your website. As the name suggests, it is intended to be one of the access points to your product or services. But how to put one together? What should go on? What should you never include? How long should it be? Here are someContinue reading “Five Requirements of a Great Landing Page”

Five Signs You Need a Freelance Content Writer

Professional content writing is a skill. Not everybody can do it and there is certainly more to it than stringing a few sentences of English together. Writing content is no guarantee of capturing an audience and you’ve probably long ago told yourself you won’t hire a freelance content writer for a variety of reasons. IsContinue reading “Five Signs You Need a Freelance Content Writer”

Five Questions To Ask A Client Before Accepting Work

The relationship between a freelance content writer and his or her client needs nurturing. It needs mutual respect. It needs open conversation and a large dose of honesty. There are fake clients out there, some terrible and difficult clients with real work and some genuine jobs who will try to take advantage. Here are fiveContinue reading “Five Questions To Ask A Client Before Accepting Work”