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Samar Owais
Freelance Writer & Blogger
Freelance Writer & Blogger

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As freelancers, we love talking about our work. But have you noticed how we only talk about our work with other freelancers?

Most freelancers shy away from telling people about their work - and with good reason!

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“Where do I find freelance writing clients?”

It’s a question that plagues every freelancer at the start of their career. Smart freelancers already know content mills and bidding sites aren’t a good option.

To establish and grow your freelance writing business, you need to find clients who know the value of a good writer and can pay decent rates.

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All great tools - found a couple of new ones too.
12 Powerful Tools To Grow Your Blog Faster

Want to grow your blog faster? 

There are some great tools that can help you.

In today's post at +Blogging Wizard, I take a closer look at some of these powerful tools.

Read it here

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There's a lot of cool stuff here and it's easy to get over whelmed with lists of tools so start with one, try it and see if it's a good fit for you. Then come back and try another.

Mentions: +Triberr, +Buffer, +CoSchedule, +BuzzSumo, +Canva and more great tools. 

#bloggingtools   #bloggingtips  

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How to Find the Courage to Choose Your Own Business Path 

This post. It's real, it's heartfelt, and it's every single one of us.

Thank you for writing this +Henneke Duistermaat. I don't think I've ever read a post thrice in one sitting.

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Why You Need to Choose Between Success and Popularity

“Do you want to be popular or do you want to make money?”

When James asked me that, I was flabbergasted.

What did she mean? Aren’t they the same thing?

If you’re popular, you’re already successful. At the very least, you have to be popular before you can be successful. Right?

Turns out, like millions of freelance writers out there, I was wrong. (And James, as always, was right. But let’s not tell her that.)

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5 Brutal Truths About Setting Your Freelance Writing Rates

Are you satisfied with your freelance writing rates? Do you worry about your rates being too low? 

If you aren't satisfied with your rates and you do worry about them being too low, this post is for you.

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Elna Cain and I just launched a new freebie for freelance writers. Learn how to improve your website with our free eBook.

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How to Attract Freelance Writing Clients with Optin Feature Box WordPress Plugin

When it comes to finding freelance work, nothing works better than an email list filled with prospective clients.

Think about it – an email list full of prospective clients just waiting to hear from you. That’s the proverbial golden egg!

+Henneke Duistermaat didn't set out to attract clients through her email list, but that's exactly what happened. 

Also discover the WordPress plugin that makes creating multiple newsletter signup forms and placing them at the top of your website a breeze.

20% discount included for Freelance Flyer readers!

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How to Turn a Prospect into a Paying Customer by +James Chartrand 

There are people who agree with what you’re doing – and there are people who believe that you’re the only one who can do it right.

Paying clients don’t come from the first category. 

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+Lauren Tharp interviews me and spills the beans on a certain obsession of mine. 
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