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How to get exactly what you need from interviews

Conducting interviews is a very important part of being a freelance writer. For me, the best interviews are those where you get exactly what you need in the shortest amount of time possible. These are the interviews where the interviewee feels heard and understood, and where your questions hit the mark. But not every interview goes smoothly, in fact, I’ve had some shockers. Here are my top tips for preparing for interviews and getting exactly what you need.

Boost your LinkedIn profile - do these 5 quick and easy things

Despite LinkedIn being one of the most useful platforms for freelance writers, many people are overwhelmingly ambivalent about it. Every week I hear from writers who say they don’t have a LinkedIn profile, can’t see the point of having one, think the platform is daggy or are not sure how to present themselves on it. I’m here to tell you that if you are a content marketing freelance writer (or want to be one), LinkedIn is one of the best tools around. It’s quick, free and best of all - it’s super effective.

How to find high-paying corporate writing gigs

A month or so ago when I asked what you wanted me to cover in upcoming blog posts, there was one question that kept coming up: How do I find high paying corporate writing gigs? Some of you were fed up with writing for small business (I hear you), some of you had had some interest from potential corporate clients and others just didn’t know where to begin. I am in no doubt that a lot of my financial success has come down to the fact that I have regular, high paying corporate work that comes to me. So let’s jump in.

How to find content marketing clients who are under the radar

There’s a big divide in the world of freelance writing. There are so many organisations out there that are creating content and looking for freelance writers, or companies who want to create content, but don’t know where to find good writers. That’s where you come in. This post takes you through the best ways to identify potential content writing clients, who you may not have heard of before, but who have budgets and a need for freelance writers.

The 5 things you must include in a content proposal

We've all heard that content is king. Nearly every business has a website and in order to creep up the Google rankings content needs to be updated regularly. Blog posts are an ideal way of doing that and many companies are looking for freelance writers and copywriters to pen their posts and other content, such as newsletters or EDMs. So what do you need to put in a proposal to give yourself the best chance of landing a content writing gig?