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How I Earned $704 for a Single Article (and got a 2-Year Freelance Writing Contract)

Guest post by Bamidele Ojo For over four years, I worked as a content writer on freelance marketplaces… writing for peanuts. Things changed, however, when I came across detailed information about how to land clients with cold pitching. Finding clients through freelance marketplaces is not bad, as long as you earn decent rates to justify your hard work. When you’re […]

Prospecting For Clients: How to Prospect for Companies to Pitch as a Freelance Writer

One of the very first things you need to do during a cold pitching campaign is to prospect for companies to pitch. As a freelance writer, you don’t just go and randomly start pitching people. Instead, using a refined set of criteria you first come up with a list of qualified prospects you will be […]

30-Day Cold Pitching Challenge: My Strategy Revealed

Abraham Lincoln famously said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.” This Lincoln quote makes one thing very clear: effort alone is not enough to succeed in any endeavor. You also have to be smart and strategic. As we gear up to start […]

Announcing the 30-Day Cold Pitching Challenge

I’ve been a freelance writer for about a decade now, and I’ve been teaching people how to make a living writing for about eight years. While I’ve achieved quite a bit within this period, one of the achievements I am most proud of is the success of the Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer challenge that […]

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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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