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How to Blog a Book with Nina Amir

Blogging can be very powerful. Not only when it comes to getting freelance clients but also when publishing your book.

This interview with Nina Amir, author of How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time, gives a few tips on how to blog a book.

 

Bamidele: You believe it’s better to “blog a book” than to traditionally or independently publish a book. Can you please explain the concept of blogging a book and why you think it’s a better way to approach publishing? 

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freelance writing

Five Strategic Steps to Rebranding Yourself As A Freelance Writer

I woke up one morning and realized that the worst had happened…

I had no pending writing contracts, no clients, and a leaking bank account. I was down to ground zero and I had no idea what happened.

I bet you’ve been in this position before.

Well, a few weeks later, I had more work than I could handle and was writing on a whole new level. It was a different scenario and the reason was crystal clear:

I simply changed my job description.

Just like corporate businesses or huge multi-national companies, every freelance writer is a brand. You are a brand. And at one time or the other, every brand needs a makeover – a re-brand.

I didn’t know this and saw freelance writing as a part-time gig for people trying to hustle some extra change into their pockets. No, it’s not.

You may be thinking that this shift in my perspective was responsible for the influx of clients and the overwhelming number of writing contracts. Well, not exactly.

The moment I re-branded, I lost everything! 

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freelance writing

How Non-Native Writers Can Increase Their Chances of Being Hired

Writing is a talent that can earn you a lot of money if you know how to make use of it in an efficient manner. Online writing has provided people with a platform. If you are a writer looking to get hired, then there are lots of jobs available online to apply for.

Every website needs content and in order for there to be content, there needs to be writers. English is the most preferred language on most websites, and that’s why people want to hire content writers who are familiar with it. Potential clients are more interested in hiring native writers who are familiar with the language. You might have seen a lot of job postings in which it’s crucial that the applicant be a US or Canadian citizen. However, that doesn’t mean that non-native writers can’t make it big either. Non-native writers will have to work harder in order to prove themselves and get hired. If you are a non-native writer, then here are some things you can do in order to increase your chances of being hired.

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freelance writing

15 Ways to Get More Freelance Writing Jobs from Your Existing Clients

I’ve decided to take a break on the WritersinCharge cartoon series for a few weeks to generate ideas and scripts for the next few months. For the time being, enjoy this infographic!

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