What I Learned in My First Year of Freelancing

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I had one goal when I started working on my freelance copywriting business full-time: Stay married. I don’t mean it to sound like my wife was unsupportive of the idea. She just is not a huge fan of the unknown, which we all know the freelance life has in spades. Plenty of people make measurable goals for their first year in freelance, but I haven’t heard of a goal quite a measurable as that one. I’m either successfully thriving or paying alimony. That’s measurable. Intrinsically, if I’m still married in this lifestyle, it means that other things are happening that [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Business Tips from Richard Branson

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Richard Branson is the founder of Virgin Group, a highly successful company with customers around the globe in multiple lines of business.  He’s also a serial entrepreneur — he just pursues his entrepreneurial spirit through his larger company (and on the occasional extreme sporting trip). Today, Richard Branson published a post on his blog called How to Succeed at Failure.  That post leads readers to a question and answer series that he participates in, which is published on the American Express Open Forum.  In this particular question and answer post, Branson responded to questions about failure, and his answers can [Read more…]

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