Yearly Archives: 2010


First and foremost, I hope everyone had a happy holiday with their family/friends, wherever you are and whoever you spent it with. I myself ended up celebrating with neighbors and friends here in Cancun, with a traditional American meal featuring

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The New Year

2011 is the start of my fourth year as a freelance writer. I feel extremely blessed to be working in this career, and despite some of the hiccups along the way, things have progressed nicely. I’ve managed to steer my

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Cell phone alternatives

Everyone has one. They use them to text, download music, watch streaming media, check their email, send files, stay in touch with their friends, and talk to family members no matter where they are in the world. Cell phones are,

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Medical Tourism and the Freelance Writer

I’m a big fan of medical tourism. As defined by the Wiki (something else I’m a big fan and supporter of), medical tourism is “a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice

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Happy Halloween

Whether you call it Halloween or Day of the Dead or any other symbolic name, it’s a holiday in many countries. Here’s wishing you a safe and energetic night, no matter if you are trick or treating or paying respects

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Working Remotely: Part One

As part of the ongoing series I was talking about in my last post, I’m going to be taking a closer look at living and working remotely from anywhere in the world, and taking you through first-hand experiences of cities

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Busy In Paradise

I just crossed the 5 week mark in my 6 month preliminary stay in Cancun, and the results have been beyond my wildest expectations. In short, this is paradise. It’s been a great journey so far, and I’ve been getting

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Cancun travel guide

A random update from yours truly. Over the weekend I received word that I’ve been commissioned to write a travel guide for Cancun for the folks over at the Location Independent website. I’ve been following their website for a couple

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For those of you who have been following my blog, you may have noticed there has been a severe drop in terms of per-month blog posts from me ever since the early parts of 2010. Some of it was due

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When productivity trumps quality

There’s a lot to be said about people who are successful in their given field. I was recently watching an episode of Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchens From Hell, and I was reminded of this as I watched a belligerent backwater chef

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  • The lie that is “free writing sample”
    Imagine the following scenario: It’s been six months or so since your last dental checkup, and it’s time to get your teeth cleaned. Your old dentist is out of town, or maybe you’ve moved into a new town, so you…Read more ›
  • How should I price my copywriting rates?
    Rates are one of the hottest topics of debate among writers in the United States. Ironically, not so much outside of the U.S. As someone who has spent much of the past 13+ years traveling, and four and a half…Read more ›
  • A Day in the Life of an Expat Copywriter
    As most of you know from reading the blog and following along at our Facebook page, I’ve been extremely busy with my current full-time job, which is managing my online community with Marginal Boundaries and establishing niche sites and products…Read more ›
  • Copywriting Services
    While I don’t regularly post blog updates for other writers anymore due to being extremely busy with my Marginal Boundaries and other products such as The Expat Guidebook, Complete Writing Solutions still exists as a platform for my clients past,…Read more ›
  • CWS In 2012
    It’s been pretty quiet on the blog front for Complete Writing Solutions in 2012, and there’s a reason for that Those of you who have been following along for some time already know it’s because things are in full swing…Read more ›