Freelancer Advice

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The Keys to Keeping a Professional Online Presence

When you work for a company where you go to an office, professionalism is a lot of things. The way you present yourself physically: how you carry yourself and what you wear. The way you speak: word choice and tone. How you express emotions in different circumstances: how you react when you get frustrated or things don’t go …

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How to Get Started as a Freelance Writer

Last year, I was the Director of IT Operations at a software company.  My day-to-day workload consisted of managing software deployments and cloud-based infrastructure.  Today, I do freelance writing and proofreading.  Talk about a serious career 180. I don’t have a background in journalism; in fact, my college degree is in Business Administration.  Before I …

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6 Misconceptions that Wasted My Time and Money as a New Freelancer

Almost a year into my freelance career, and it feels like I’ve been around the block a time or two. There are certain things I’m really proud of accomplishing. These are the things I did that moved the needle on my work in a significant way, like starting a blog to use as a portfolio, …

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