Have you been playing the role of Jack? Jack-of-all-trades? I bet it must have been hard to keep up with all the projects for the first quarter of this year. As far as I’ve observed, January is all about momentum. For us writers, it’s the peak season because everyone’s back to business. January is a
There are many things to be grateful for 2013 that it would take me hours to list them down. Most of all, experience has taught me well as a professional writer. The freelancing industry is an ocean for us—fishes in all sizes—to swim in, and if you don’t know how to, you’ll end up frustrated
So you failed to carry out last year’s resolutions? How about those out-of-this-world plans? You are not alone. I had my shortcomings too. As a freelance writer, there were many things I didn’t accomplish last year. But I don’t want to stop there. I don’t want us going in circles every year. Confused. Frustrated. Stressed.
Thinking how you can jumpstart your freelance writing this 2013? Know what? Nobody owns you. You can start anytime. Take it one step at a time. And that kind of mindset will change your perspective and standards as you get along with clients. The perks of solopreneurs – you handle your own business, manage your
I recently stumbled upon a post about Google Authorship Markup, which made me wonder if this can affect freelance writers – web content writers and bloggers alike. We all know that there’s a big difference between writing on web pages and papers. If you create content in the digital world – whether you’re a freelance
Seth Godin, one of my favorite authors, said, “Instead of cajoling your way into the spotlight, consider investing in the experience first.” The nugget of wisdom pierced my heart. As a writer, I seek attention of possible clients, publishers, and entrepreneurs. I thought that the only way to get on top is to work your
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Let me tell you a secret on how to experience a breakthrough in freelance writing. Only a handful of successful freelancers inside the business will likely share this tip. Probably, startups haven’t thought of it. Frankly, I haven’t thought of it before until I stumbled upon this powerful writing prompt. Whether you’re a newbie or
I discovered this concept of unforced writing while listening to the rhythms of raindrops outside during the “hagupit ng habagat.” That was the time that I stayed at home and learned this principle, and I will never forget that day. It’s more biblical, yet I also found its practicality and application in a secular context.
What do clients look for when hiring long-term freelance writers? The choice is between qualifications and attitude. I’m still processing this thought, and I hope clients will stumble upon this post to answer my question. Do you prefer qualifications over attitude, or is it the other way around? Who’s more efficient and effective for your