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10 Strategic Ways to Position Your Blog to Attract Clients Easily

Are you hardly getting by as a freelance writer by bidding on job boards? How about stepping up your game and getting a few clients of your own?

This guest post by Michael Chibuzor explains 10 strategic ways to position your blog to attract more clients, and I’m in total support of most of the tips explained – in fact, they’ve worked well for me!

“Attracting paying clients is tough!”

I can imagine the pain freelance writers go through, as they scour job boards looking for that gracious client who will gladly hire them.

You’ve worked your ass off – all in the name of marketing your writing skills. Oh, if only you understood how positioning your blog can cause a meteoric growth in your writing career.

Believe me, every successful freelance writer has paid handsomely to be where he/she is today. I recall how I went through sleepless nights just to complete a $5 – $15 project.

Did I work in ignorance, or is there something I wasn’t doing right?

I didn’t know there were more paying writing offers out there. I was also pursuing clients, rather than attracting them. And this is very important: if your goal is to attract clients, you have to do your marketing differently.

Without much ado, here are 10 strategic ways to position your blog to attract clients easily.

Note: The fact that it’s easy doesn’t make it a simple task. You still have to work extra hard, but once you’re on par, clients will fall in love with you. It’s a guarantee!

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Freelance Writing Jobs: 12 Quality Job Boards Freelance Writers Should Know

Tens of thousands of people throng the internet every month looking for freelance writing jobs, but unfortunately many either fail to find writing jobs or they fall victim to low paying gigs. One of the best, and guaranteed, ways to get freelance writing gigs is by applying to jobs posted on job boards. I’m not talking about job boards like Upwork or Guru.com. Instead, I’m referring to real job boards that enforce a process that ensure freelancers are paid well.

 

Usually, the most popular freelance job portals are Upwork, Guru and the likes — and there’s a good probability that you already know them. Unfortunately, these sites encourage clients to pay freelancers a pittance, and I usually recommend that writers find better alternatives to sites like Upwork.

These 12 job boards will help you secure better freelance writing jobs:

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10 Real Ways to Beat the Beast that is Writer’s Block

writers blockThis is a guest post by Gregory Ciotti of Sparring Mind.

Writers of all types will deal with writer’s block, this we know to be inevitable.

Where things change is exactly how you’ll deal with them.

Will you let writer’s block eat up your productivity, and come back for seconds to devour more free time?

Fear not, if you’ve ever have the displeasure of running into writer’s block (and haven’t we all), I’m serving up some fresh ideas.

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The Secret to Making Your Writing Stand Out Online

This guest post is awesomely written by Logan Marshall, who you should check out by the way!

In an attempt to hide the fact that we were all 98 pound weaklings, my friends and I used to challenge each other to see who was the bigger man.

We took it to the extreme.

We scaled our high school in the middle of the night, ran five miles completely barefoot through the woods and routinely attempted (extremely painful) acrobatics off a local bridge.

But that’s just the beginning. Compared to what you’re about to hear, that shit is tame. And far less dangerous.

Here’s how it went down.

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Writing Challenges: 18 Challenges Writers Face and How to Overcome Them

challenges writers faceWhile being a writer has major advantages, it also has its own challenges. Anything without challenges is boring because challenges mould and train us. Some challenges can drain the life out of us, though, which is why it is good to enlist help from others when we experience them. Below are some of the major challenges writers experience and my solutions to them.

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Welcome! I'm Bamidele Onibalusi, a young writer and blogger. I believe writers are unique and highly talented individuals that should be given the respect they deserve. This blog offers practical advice to help you become truly in charge of your writing career.

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