July 26, 2016

The 12 Days of Freelancing

The holidays are upon us, so I have a blog tradition of rounding up posts from across the blogosphere ala The 12 Days of Christmas. Here’s a look at some memorable posts about writing and freelancing from the past year. Happy Holidays!

santa and computerOne Simple Trick for Effective Self-Editing – Freelancedom

Legal Danger for Bloggers: Two Misconceptions, Three Resources, One Suggestion – ASJA’s The Word

Three Books Every Copywriter Must Read -Filthy Rich Writer

Four Ways to Find Your Business Voice – Words on a Page

Five Freelancing Lessons I Learned the Hard Way: Avoid These Career-Killers – Make a Living Writing

Six Ways Bloggers Can Earn More from Their Writing – The Renegade Writer

Seven Knows for Getting Started in Freelancing – Freelancers’ Union

Eight Ways to Master Cold Calls–or at Least Fear Them Less – Dollars and Deadlines

Nine Freelancing Tips for Handling Illness – Freelance Folder

Ten Ways to Use a Writer’s Conference to Market Your Work – WordCount: Freelancing in the Digital Age

Eleven Rookie Mistakes You Need to Stop Making NOW – Mridu Khullar Relph

Twelve Important Questions to Ask as a Freelance Subcontractor – FreelanceSwitch

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  1. What a fun idea, Susan! And it was a nice surprise to see one of my posts on your list. Thank you.

    Great list! They’ll go on my required reading list. 🙂

  2. Susan,

    Thanks so much for including my post at Freelance Folder on your reading list. 🙂

    (I love this clever idea for a list, BTW.)

  3. Fantastic idea for a list, Susan! Thanks for putting me on the list. (Off to check out the rest now.)

  4. Thanks for including me Susan. I’m bookmarking this to include in my weekly good reads round up. Look for it Friday.


  5. That’s adorable, Susan! And I think *I* collect string. 😉

    Thanks for including me — twice!

  6. What a clever idea…thanks for including The Renegade Writer!


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