Freelance writing samples - how to create your first clips and get them published

Freelance Writing Samples: How to Get Your First Clips

Creating freelance writing samples – also known as “clips” – is one of the biggest hurdles for new freelance content writers. It’s also a common problem for experienced content writers who want to pivot into a new niche. In this post we’ll walk through everything you need to know about how to create and publish …

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Why a 2 Cents Per Word Rate for Content Writing = Poverty

Freelance content writers are notoriously underpaid. But just how badly underpaid some writers are doesn’t get talked about enough. Two cents per word is considered a base rate for freelance content writing. It’s a beginner’s rate. A generalist’s rate. A poverty-inducing rate. And yet you’ll see it quoted as standard pay on freelance writing job …

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Writer’s Imposter Syndrome: The Invisible Barrier That Holds So Many Would-Be Freelance Writers Back

“I’m a fraud.” Ever thought that? Ever thought that as soon as you even considered taking action towards becoming a freelance writer? You are not alone. About half of the writers I coach have imposter syndrome to one extent or another. Some of them have it, but can still take action forward. Others have it …

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