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Kristen Hicks
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Austin Copywriter
Austin Copywriter

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Great blog posts with information relevant to your audience are an important ingredient in a blog's success. But they're not enough on their own.

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Becoming friends with fellow freelancers can be good for business – and just means more friends :) http://thewritelife.com/find-more-writing-jobs-referral-network/

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Success as a freelance writer involves a lot more than writing. +Carol Tice collected insights from 40 writers (including me!) into an ebook to help newbies learn the ropes. Check it out (and fast if you want the deal that expires today): http://www.makealivingwriting.com/ebooks/start-here-40-freelance-writers-share-ebook/ 

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As someone who tends to prefer longform content both as a creator and consumer, it's always nice to see trustworthy influencers make a case for it. 

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Ok fellow writers, I'm trying something new. I now explicitly state on my website I won't do free samples for potential clients. Think it will stop them from asking? 

http://austin-copywriter.com/about-me/

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In freelancing, the idea that "the customer's always right" doesn't always pay off.

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More and more marketers will be using adaptive content in the coming months and years. This will change how content creators work and is something we all should start thinking about sooner rather than later.

Here's what you can expect: http://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2014/11/why-content-creators-care-about-adaptive/

Might be interesting to your readers +Sophie Lizard +Carol Tice +Alexis Grant 

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Remember what Halloween was like when you were a kid? Today's a good day to reminisce...

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Don't you wish you could read the minds of the people you work for? For writers (well, anybody really) the next best thing is asking them what they think.

Here's what 9 expert content strategists have to say about what makes a good writer.

http://austin-copywriter.com/9-expert-content-strategists-on-how-to-be-a-better-content-writer/

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Conferences can come with a big cost, but they're worth it if you make sure to get the most out of them.

The trick is: you can't just show up. You have to do some extra work and planning to really make them into a valuable investment.
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