Author Archives: Karen Banes

5 Tweaks This Freelance Writer Made to Double Her Income

By Karen Banes I decided early last year I wanted to double my freelance writing income. The only problem was that I was already using all my available time. Like many other freelance writers, I have a lot of commitments. Unlike some of you, I don’t fit my freelancing around a full-time job, but I…

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5 Crucial Things to Focus on as a New Freelance Writer

If you’re just starting out as a new freelance writer online (or maybe returning to the freelance world after a break) you may feel your lack of experience, contacts and recent clips is a serious drawback. The answer is to leverage what you have, while building what you need, and to do this you’ll need…

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How Freelance Writers Can Use Twitter to Find New Clients

If you’re on Twitter and not using it to further your freelance writing career, you could be missing out on a powerful and efficient marketing tool. The publications and companies you want to write for have Twitter accounts, and many potential clients are surprisingly responsive and open on this social platform. >> This is a guest…

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Freelance Writing On a Budget

During your first year as a freelance writer, keeping your overheads low can be the difference between “I’ll never actually make any money as a freelancer” and “I can do this”. >> This is a guest post by another successful freelance writer. I went from full-time worker to full-time writer online. Find out how I –…

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