“Writer’s Blog”

Welcome to "Writer's Blog"

help for writers

Here at "Writer's Blog" (pun intended) I'm on a mission to share actionable insights, advice and tips I've learned in the course of my freelance writing career. Often the hard way!

I want to help you, my fellow writers and copywriters, avoid wasted time, misdirected effort and heartache.

If you have something valuable to contribute, let me know. If it benefits our community, I'll even help you write it up.

All the best!

- Les

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Can you make money writing on freelance job sites?

There’s a huge debate raging in the world of freelance writing about whether you can make money writing for freelance job sites. The debate centers around freelancing sites such as Upwork, Freelancer, Contently etc. There are plenty of such sites and the quality of work to be found on them varies – a lot!...

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The Biggest Challenge We Freelance Writers Face?

Being a freelancer is a good and a bad thing. Why so you may ask? Well, on the plus side, being a professional, self-employed freelancer does afford you a lot of personal freedom – that’s for sure. Again, this can be either a good thing or a bad thing. Along with personal freedom comes...

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Freelance Writers- build your portfolio, here’s a useful tip!

Let’s be brutally honest here, we’re all guilty of not paying attention to essential housekeeping tasks in our copywriting businesses from time-to-time. Life’s hectic and it gets in the way. I get that, it happens to me regularly. That said, there’s one area you really shouldn’t be neglecting and that’s keeping your portfolio updated...

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Why an eBook is your Ultimate Business Card

Immediately elevate yourself to expert status with your very own ebook In today's highly competitive business environment, it’s critically important to differentiate yourself from your competition. Now, there are plenty ideas floating about as to how you might do this - social media, SEO, Pay per Click, an amazing website etc. But if you...

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Free software to organize your customers, prospects, billing, accounts, staff payments and more…

For years I struggled with multiple spreadsheets trying to stay organised and on top of my growing business. I even linked spreadsheets together in multiple clever (at least I thought so) ways to make one bit of my business "talk" to another. In short, I wasted hours every month keeping multiple records up-to-date, and...

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