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Sophie Lizard
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Freelance writer, blogger and editor; geek to the core.
Freelance writer, blogger and editor; geek to the core.

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“Hey Brad, what’s the CTR on that omnichannel growth hacking infographic?” “Gee, Sally, I don’t know. Is that part of the remarketing campaign we designed the storyscape for last week?” Tell you a secret… I fucking strongly dislike jargon. Mainly because…
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You follow successful bloggers on Instagram and dream of living that lifestyle yourself. How hard can it be to dash off a few guest posts a week in between traveling the world and taking lots of pictures of your dog because, hey, you don’t have to sit in…
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Most bloggers freak out when they hear the word n-e-g-o-t-i-a-t-e. Why? Well, for many bloggers (at least for those I know personally and the ones honest enough to admit it), negotiating is pure torture. I get it. It was torturous for me as well! Or it…
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Freelance bloggers are constantly looking for ways to spread their talent to outlets all over the internet. Let’s be honest, having your own blog is nice — but, when you get published on a website with hundreds of thousands of unique visitors a month, it…
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OK, confession time: People often ask me for productivity advice, and I usually point them elsewhere because… …I’m actually a total flake. Most of the time, I have no idea how I get shit done. In fact, I’m often surprised that I get ANYTHING done. But…
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As a freelance blogger, you might have heard that you should get paid per project. Or per article, at least. That this way you won’t be penalised for working more efficiently after spending time and money improving your skills and knowledge. Better you…
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March is nearly over. Bet you thought we forgot about throwing Pitchfest this month, didn’t you? 😉 Well, SURPRISE! It’s Pitchfest time again!! This time we’re looking for your best tips and tricks for getting published. How do YOU make it past the…
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In the movies, the heroes decide whether to do the right thing, or take the money and run. Our decisions in freelancing can often look similar: Do I take the lucrative blogging gig, even though the client makes me queasy? Or do I starve with integrity? If…
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Do you want to be known as a freelance blogger with integrity? Are you committed to all that “integrity” implies? It’s not just about never telling a lie, or being straightforward with your clients, or even finishing everything by deadline. What…
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You know what was the hardest thing about starting this blog?  It wasn't the technology, or the content strategy, or the audience-building.  The hardest part was coming up with the damn name.  Seriously. I needed a name that made it clear what my blog was…
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