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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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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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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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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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Your Online Reputation

Perhaps this post should have more rightly been titled “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” The good: It’s awfully rewarding when you start seeing people Googling your name. That means you are building a reputation, in some way or

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Guest Post by Toni Star

How to Remain Globally Relevant as a Freelance Writer As a freelance writer I feel responsible in writing not only what I feel is relevant to the US but also articles that inform and inspire others, globally. Having written several

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