Connections

Need to Network? Tips for Getting to the Right Person

Need to Network? Tips for Getting to the Right Person

This guest post is brought to you by WePay – the easiest way to accept credit cards online. Looking to expand your business into a new market? Want to take your online store to the next level with some great new products? Simply want a new colleague or business rival to communicate with on occasion? All it takes is the right person, so go out and find them!...

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Must You Blog to Be a Successful Freelancer? A Minority View

I don’t have a blog. According to my marketing colleagues, this makes me either stupid or a non-entity. Sorry, though, I do quite well for myself without publishing a blog. The main reason I don’t blog is that I love writing too much to do it casually. My overall writing output outdoes that of most bloggers. However, I prefer to spend my energy on...

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It May Hurt, But Asking for Client Feedback is Essential

It May Hurt, But Asking for Client Feedback is Essential

This guest post is brought to you by WePay – the easiest way to accept credit cards online. You like to think your business is pitch perfect – after all, who wants to think that the mighty ship they’re steering has a few leaks in it? You need to believe that the job you’re doing is the best you can possibly do, or you’ll start to doubt yourself. However, there...

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Freelance and Zen of Marketing Karma

Freelance and Zen of Marketing Karma

I don’t talk about it much but I’m not much of religion-y person. It may be that I just can’t find a place to fit in. I’m too much of a capitalist (and clothes wearer) to be a pagan most days. I’m often uninterested in what would Jesus (or Mohammed) would do. I’m not versed enough in guilt to try Judaism. And my temper is far too swift to try Buddhism and meat is...

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What I Did This Summer

What I Did This Summer

The summer flew by for me. My celebrated my 32nd birthday. I bought my husband a new puppy for his 34th birthday a week later. I hung out in Brooklyn a lot. I walked the Brooklyn Bridge like a tourist. I forgot to use that Cold Stone gift card I got for Christmas last year. I began and ended a feud with Busta Rhymes. I lost a few pounds working out. I may or may not...

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September Group Therapy

September Group Therapy

This month, we’re having another Twitter chat for Group Therapy. Last month, we got into a lively discussion about websites and branding so I think we should talk about that this time. We’ll meet up on Twitter at 6pm on September 19th, using the #DMF hashtag. We start by introducing ourselves and telling the group what kind of freelance writing we do. As the...

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