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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

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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

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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

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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,

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Income Reports

Hey guys! I hope your 2012 has been going great! If you haven’t read the latest newsletter post that went out today, I wanted to let the blog readers know that I posted a teaser promo of the income reports

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Marketability in the 21st Century – Evolving With The Industry

“Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Ben Franklin has numerous quotes that remain relevant throughout the ages, but it is this quote in particular that strikes a chord with me

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Welcome to the Future of Writing

For those of you who have been following along for some time, you’ll remember awhile back when I wrote the “Why being a writer is more than just writing” newsletter for the Complete Writing Solutions followers. In that particular newsletter

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Needs Versus Wants

Everyone is familiar with the concept of needs versus wants. Our parents teach it to us when we are in the learning stages of our lives, when we are being taught the virtues of sharing, do unto others as you

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Surviving as a Freelance Writer in an Era of Digital and Social Media ‘Overwhelm’

Surviving as a Freelance Writer in an Era of Digital and Social Media ‘Overwhelm’  By Robin Elizabeth Margolis Are you an overwhelmed freelance writer in the digital era? Baffled by the flood of advice on how to be a successful

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Claiming Your Incidental Role in Social Media Marketing

This is the first in a series of guest blog posts by other writers for the months of June, July and August. This first entry is written by Joy Lynskey. Check out her bio at the bottom of the article

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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 ›