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Breaking 100k a year writing for content mills: fact or fiction?

Couple of years back I remember stumbling across this gem over at the Freelance Writing Jobs website. The crux of the story is quite simple, really. Two writers from opposite ends of the spectrum made a bet: a traditional journalist

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

I’ve got some exciting news! Today, April 4th, 2011 is the official launch of the Content Writing 101: How to make a minimum of $50 per hour writing for content mills eBook! As a token of my appreciation, subscribers to the

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Content Writing 101 Preview

  As most of you know, I’ve been hard at work behind the scenes getting the Content Writing 101 eBook ready for launch. And while I know today is April Fool’s day in the U.S., I can assure you that

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The Myth of Job Security

The evolution of the industry, especially as it relates to the advent of global Internet, has led to an expanding pool of prospective employees that companies can choose from. This doesn’t relate to only freelancers, but to people in any

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Profitability via Content Mills: Fact or Fiction?

For those of you who have been around long enough to remember when I was actively posting every few days on the blog (prior to April of last year when I had some significant life changes occur), you know I

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The Next Chapter

It’s been awhile since the last post, and I want to share a little bit of information with my readers as to the reasons behind the delay, and why I’ve been taking so much time off from blogging. First and

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Things to come

Hola, amigos Wow, what a whirlwind of a month so far 2011 has gotten off to a kickin’ start, with a massive three week contract that basically covers my bills for the next six months, which means once I wrap

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More tools of the trade

Tools of the trade are those little things that make life easier, regardless of which industry you happen to work in. I’ve talked in the past about my passion for Dragon NaturallySpeaking, but there are other things which can make

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Another look at content mills

It’s been some time since I took a closer look at content mills for the readers of the blog. The last time I covered the topic here at the Complete Writing Solutions blog was back in January and February when

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Working on the reboot

Let’s see…getting the Twitter account going again, re-booting the Facebook page, and focusing on a new direction. Stay tuned as I continue to make updates to the website and new connections. With my latest travel plans moving ahead at full-steam,

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