Quality and Quantity: The Question of Writing Faster

As freelancers, the number of words we can write in a given hour can directly determine our income. On the surface, it makes sense to say that, if we can write faster, we’ll earn more money. At the same time, though, even if you can type 120 words per minute, that doesn’t necessarily translate into the pay rates we’d all like to see. Most writers hit an upper limit of good words they can write in a given day and while we can all bang away at the keyboard for hours after we’ve reached that limit, it’s usually pretty obvious [Read more…]

7 Free Word Count Tools

Even though most word processing and blogging platforms contain word count tools, the truth is, they’re not always accurate or convenient. In a business where every word counts, being able to get it right makes all the difference.  Today, I’d like to share a few free word count tracking tools with you. Hopefully they’ll make your life a little easier. WordCounterTool.com – Not only gives you your word and character count, but you can also take a typing test to find out your WPM. Wisgary – I love this word count tool because it not only counts words, it counts [Read more…]

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