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    How to Make $100 to $200, Be Lazy and Never Leave Home

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin I make around $100 to $200 per hour. I work at home and I make my own hours. Not bad, eh? A lot of freelance writers I know don’t think this is possible. They grab $3 articles from auction sites like oDesk and Upwork, then work their fingers to the bone to bang out enough of these little stinkers to keep their power on. Now, I admit, I’m lazy. Belting out article after article, eight hours per day, seven days a week just seems like too much work. I like to work smarter, not harder, so I end up writing higher paying articles, clips and how-tos a couple…

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    15 Ways to Get Visitors to Stay on Your Site Longer

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Photo: Pixabay It is estimated that there are 1.18 billion websites online right now. 152 million of those sites are blogs and over four million posts are written each day for them. The problem is, there are only so many internet users (it is thought that as of 2015, there were 3.2 billion people using the internet). Getting your site noticed when it is literally one in a billion is quite difficult. Making money from your site is even tougher. One of the important things if you want a successful, profitable site is to take advantage of online marketing. Things like SEO rankings may seem really confusing, but without…

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    Use These 3 Simple Tricks To Impress Potential Freelance Clients

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinAs a freelancer, your biggest concern is finding clients. If you don’t have any clients, then you won’t make any money. The thing is, how do you go about impressing potential clients and getting them to believe in you? Well, you have to use these three simple tricks, that’s how! (pixabay: http://bit.ly/2o2CUNW) Create A Portfolio Of Your Work If any of you have acquired freelance work before, then you should know the one thing that every potential client wants to know before they hire you; how good is your work? After all, why would someone hire you if they have no evidence that you’re capable of carrying out the…

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    4 Threats To Your Writing Career (And How to Prevent Them)

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinLife as a freelance writer is, for the most part, a pretty stellar existence. You can have your own schedule, work wherever (and wearing whatever) you want, and never have to miss out on a fun experience just because you have to be in the office. However, a freelance writer (and freelance anything, come to think of it) is exposed to greater risks than traditional workers. Below, I’ve outlined four of the threats that could derail your writing career and offer some advice as to how you can overcome them/limit the damage they do. Source: Pexels.com Illness Employees rights at work have come on a long way over the past few…

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    Five Tips To Keep Your Freelance Business Going

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinThe freelance life isn’t as easy as people who work in offices would have you believe. Sure, the commute is excellent – from your bed to your desk via the shower and the kitchen if you have time for coffee – but it can be a difficult life. You don’t get benefits or vacation days, and you might feel too guilty to ever totally switch off. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make the freelance life a little easier on yourself, long term. I know I’ve preached on several of these before, but they need repeating. Image source Create A Good Workspace First of all,…