Here’s what to do to do when receive negative client feedback, that soul-crushing moment that makes you question whether or not you really have what it takes as a writer.
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The #1 Thing That Helped Me On My Self-Employment Journey
Learn more about the important decision that helped me the most along my self-employment journey, including some accounting advice.
Stupid-Simple Tips for Writing a Paragraph
Unexpected, stupid-simple tips for writing a paragraph, brought to you by Copy Martin, LLC.
Two Writing Lessons from the Time Stan Mikita Acknowledged Me in a Crowd
Two writing lessons I learned the time Stan Mikita pointed to me in a crowd of one million people at the 2010 Stanley Cup parade
How Two Freelancers Broke Through and Made Thousands on Upwork
Wondering how to make money on Upwork with no experience? Use this little known way to win your first Upwork contracts, with real-world examples from two freelancers I hired myself.
The Cynic’s Guide to Making Money as Writer
Mash it here for a totally unbiased but unabashedly cynical guide to finding peace and making money as a writer. Here’s to the lifestyle!
Is it Hard to Get Hired on Upwork? What I’ve Learned Hiring Freelancers
Why is it hard to get hired on Upwork? Here’s some answers that I picked up while using Upwork to find freelancers for my own jobs.
How to Become a Successful Freelancer on Upwork
Purchase can be hard to find, especially on the Upwork platform. Here’s my tips on how to become a successful freelancer on Upwork.
Candid Review Of The Collective S Corp Back-Office Tax Platform
Read my honest Collective S Corp review. I use this back-office tax platform to manage the accounting, bookkeeping, and taxes for my freelance business.
3 Foundational Ways to Avoid Boobytraps in Your Writing
For better or worse, I read and write a lot of compositions. Here are three ways to avoid boobytraps in your writing, including examples of each.
A Big ($$$) Reason to Change Your Freelance Business to an S Corp [Ebook]
If you’re a sole proprietorship and know the pain of owing thousands after filing your tax returns, an S Corp might be the answer. Here’s what that looks like, including a free ebook introduction to the best business structure you’ve never heard of.
What I Learned After a Year of Freelance Writing Full Time
Here are my takeaways, insights, and tips from my first year of freelance writing full time. Hopefully, this helps you in your journey!
7 Tips for Interviewing Clients and SMEs
To write a top-notch blog post or case study, content writers need to get good at interviewing clients. In this blog post, I’ll detail my seven tips for interviewing clients and SMEs.
The Odd and Surprising Advantages of Tolerance for Ambiguity
There’s a big leap from where it all starts and where—hair down, pants off—it finishes. Therein lie the advantages of tolerance for ambiguity.
Alternative Guide to Getting Over Writer’s Block
Another generic “Getting Over Writer’s Block” post and I’ll vomit. Here’s some non-traditional ways to get around the age-old problem.