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Laura Spencer
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There’s no question that in some industries a certification is a definite advantage. Does having a certification help writers? What do you think?

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Thanks +dava stewart and thanks for your comment on the post itself.

This is a topic I was curious about myself.
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Here's a question for my #writing friends. I'm working on a post about nonacademic writing certifications. If you have such a certification, I'd love to hear from you.
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Pricing advice for freelancers.
Having the chance to bid on a major project is a freelancer’s dream, but can also be a nightmare. If the client hasn’t set a price and you have to come up with your own estimate, it can be very difficult to know how much to charge. You don’t want to price yourself out of the market, of course, but you also don’t want to bid too low and leave money on the table. This tutorial will show you how to get it right. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Long;...
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Whether you want to add a business blog to your site or just want to start blogging as a hobby, this post has information for you.  #blogging   #content  
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Measuring your #contentmarketing efforts does not have to cost you an arm and a leg. Check out these 9 free analytic tools.
These nine free analytic tools allow you to evaluate how well your content contributes to your content marketing goals – from Content Marketing Institute.
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Good, practical advice.
 
Want to drive engagement to your blog? Check out these five tips to do now.
Everyone wants engagement from their content. The problem is we’re not quite sure of the best way to get it. Here are five things to add to every blog post to increase engagement.
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Neil always has such good advice!
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Good discussion here.
Can you charge a premium price for your product or service right out of the gate? In a general corporate work culture where people learn to pay their dues before they move up the ladder—regardless of their capabilities—it’s easy to… [Read More]
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Here's a question for my #writing friends. I'm working on a post about nonacademic writing certifications. If you have such a certification, I'd love to hear from you.
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+Steve Maurer I enjoyed our conversation.

+Holly Reisem Hanna Thanks! I've got her program on my list. I just need to talk to someone who's been through the process.
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Good, practical advice.
This article originally appeared on the Crew blog. We’re all busy. But sometimes we go through periods where the work piles up and it seems like it might never end. With ...
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Yes, good advice, especially "prioritize" and "take small steps."
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Very helpful practical advice with templates.  #freelancing
It's tough to balance getting paid from clients with paying your own bills. Here's how to budget with irregular income when you're self-employed.
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Which job would you pick? Great stuff from +Lori Widmer 
 
This Job Not That Job
What's on the iPod: Songs About Roses by Owl John I finished the week strong and starting the week even stronger. There are lots of projects on the desk, and all of them are begging for attention. Right now, the focus is to get one more article out the door...
What's on the iPod: Songs About Roses by Owl John I finished the week strong and starting the week even stronger. There are lots of projects on the desk, and all of them are begging for attention. Right now, the focus is ...
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+Lori Widmer It's not good. Sadlly, it's not an isolated incident either. I've seen plenty of job ads that are big on expectations and low on pay.
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Freelance Copywriter, Blogger, and Business Writer
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Laura Spencer is a freelance copywriter who specializes in writing effective copy for businesses.
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Laura is a Texas freelance writer with over 20 years of experience. She has managed her own writing business since 2002. Laura’s current writing specialties include: business writing, copywriting, editing, and web content.
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A few years ago Laura wrote the How to Start A Freelance Writing Business ebook. Recently, she co-authored another ebook with Carol Tice, The Step By Step Guide to Freelance Writing Success.
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I worked with Pamil Visions on a project a few years ago and I would work with them again. The agency is both imaginative and innovative. When you combine that with the fact that Mihaela and Phil are both very knowledgeable about PR you definitely have a winning combination.
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