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October 31, 2016
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Reviews of Project Management Tools for Content

As a freelancer supporting my clients' content marketing efforts, I'm invited to use their project management tools to track content. Here are reviews of three that I use a lot.
October 20, 2016
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Good Freelance Writers Are Professional about Edits

Nobody wants to work with a whiner or an “artiste.” When good freelance writers receive feedback, they're professional about it. Always.
October 6, 2016
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Good Freelance Writers Create Positive Experiences

What separates the really good freelance writers from the OK ones is professionalism and the desire to make every client/writer interaction a positive experience.
September 6, 2016
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Good Freelance Writers Help Clients Solve Problems

Good freelance writers wear the consultant hat. It's in our blood to offer suggestions, move a project along, and find ways to make life easier for the client.
August 30, 2016
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Good Freelance Writers Know Where They Excel

I'm all for stretch goals. But I also know that there are some topics and writing assignments where I am not a good fit — at all. In those cases, it's best to be honest with the client.