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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 […]

The Cold Pitch that Made Me $5,025 (or How to Craft an Irresistible Cold Pitch)

  While there are countless ways to get clients as a freelance writer, cold pitching is undoubtedly one of the easiest and fastest; as part of a cold pitching experiment I did sometime ago, I was able to land a new client that instantly awarded me a $625 writing gig in 2 hours and $5,025 in […]

The 3-7-7 Follow Up Formula

It can be frustrating when you send an email and you hear nothing. You send an email to the editor of a potential publication you want to reach out to and, after checking your inbox like 100 times throughout the day, you hear nothing. Maybe they’re just busy, so you wait a day… a week… […]

Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer: I Just Got My First Client

It’s been exactly 11 days since I kickstarted the Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer challenge and I just got my first client TODAY! They will be paying me $150 per article. Here’s a screenshot of their message to me (I posted this in the challenge Facebook group earlier):

Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer: How to Get High-Paying Clients by Cold Pitching

A lot of exciting things have happened since I announced the Earn Your First $1,000 as a Freelance Writer challenge.  Here are some of the highlights: Thousands of people have expressed interest in the challenge and are following each and every update. The Facebook group for the challenge currently has over 1,700 members. Many members of the group have created their […]

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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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