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Elna Cain
Attended University of British Columbia
Lives in Thunder Bay
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Freelance Writer for hire
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  • Freelance Writer and Blogger, present
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As a freelance writer for hire, I earn a full-time income working only part-time hours. And I'm a mom to twin toddlers!
Introduction
I'm a freelance writer, blogger and copywriter for hire.

I add color to bland copy and make it engaging, interesting and innovative.

When I'm not writing, you can find me running after my energetic twins. Feel free to contact me to see if I can help you with your site content needs at InnovativeInk.

Or, you can visit my other social media profiles:
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I'm the owner of FreelancerFAQs, a go-to site for new and established freelance writers.
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  • University of British Columbia
    2005
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Elna Cain

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How to Make a Living Writing for Small Businesses

Want to know how to break into the B2B content world? Learn how to and now the difference between B2B and B2C content.
If you’re a new freelance writer, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “B2B writing” or “B2C writing.” In the world of freelance writing, there are many niches you can choose from, but not all of them will be profitable. I just happened to fall into the B2B space naturally. I never gave it much thought …
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You Don't Have to Be a Great Writer To Be A Successful Writer
It's true – I'm not the greatest writer out there. I make editing mistakes all the time and it can take me days to come up with an intro. But, you know what? That's okay. I'm still successful. Here's why you don't have to be great to be successful.
I’m not the best writer. Heck, I know I’m not the greatest writer out there either. But, many new writers think or feel they need straight A’s in English or to major in Journalism to be a freelance writer. But, that’s not the case. Online writing is much different than writing for print magazines or …
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How to Negotiate a Higher Rate With Your Freelancing Client
Are you a freelancer stuck making pennies for your work? As a freelance writer and mommy to twins, I value my time above anything else. So when I realized a current client of mine was eating away at my time. I had to make a decision. I negotiated a higher rate. If you want to do the same, I offer some real-life tips to help you out! #blogger #writer 
It’s scary isn’t it? The thought of telling your current freelance writing client you want more money. They could end up never emailing you again. Or, they could drop the scope of your project from four posts a month to one post a month. They can even publicly oust you on social media….well, I doubt …
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How to Create an Online Course – From Conception to Cash
Want to make an online course but don't know how? Check out my most epic client piece on how to create a course step-by-step
Learn how to create an online course that sells with an in-depth guide that outlines the entire process from conception to cash.
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6 Effective Ways to Tailor Your Content to Your Buyer Personas
Not sure how to attract your buyer persona to your site? Check out my first post over on +OptinMonster about tailoring your content to fit your ideal customer.
You’ve created a quality blog and it’s actually attracting visitors and sparking engagement. But what you ultimately want is to convert those visitors into customers – and if that doesn’t happen, then your marketing efforts are going to waste. There could be a million reasons for this, but a likely culprit is one most people never …
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#Free  Webinar on "How to Land a Freelance Writing Client Using Job Boards*
I’m doing a webinar! That’s right. I’ve made it a goal to start doing webinars in 2016 and while my intention is to collaborate with some awesome writers and freelancers, I want to kickstart my webinar training by doing one myself! This totally free and full of actionable advice webinar will be on Wednesday, February …
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How to Make a Living Writing for Small Businesses

Want to know how to break into the B2B content world? Learn how to and now the difference between B2B and B2C content.
If you’re a new freelance writer, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “B2B writing” or “B2C writing.” In the world of freelance writing, there are many niches you can choose from, but not all of them will be profitable. I just happened to fall into the B2B space naturally. I never gave it much thought …
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You Don't Have to Be a Great Writer To Be A Successful Writer
It's true – I'm not the greatest writer out there. I make editing mistakes all the time and it can take me days to come up with an intro. But, you know what? That's okay. I'm still successful. Here's why you don't have to be great to be successful.
I’m not the best writer. Heck, I know I’m not the greatest writer out there either. But, many new writers think or feel they need straight A’s in English or to major in Journalism to be a freelance writer. But, that’s not the case. Online writing is much different than writing for print magazines or …
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How to Negotiate a Higher Rate With Your Freelancing Client
Are you a freelancer stuck making pennies for your work? As a freelance writer and mommy to twins, I value my time above anything else. So when I realized a current client of mine was eating away at my time. I had to make a decision. I negotiated a higher rate. If you want to do the same, I offer some real-life tips to help you out!  #blogger   #writer  
It’s scary isn’t it? The thought of telling your current freelance writing client you want more money. They could end up never emailing you again. Or, they could drop the scope of your project from four posts a month to one post a month. They can even publicly oust you on social media….well, I doubt …
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Stuck in your freelance writing career? Why not try a pitching challenge? I have my first every guest poster on my blog today to share her experience with a pitching challenge and how that changed everything in her career.
This is new on my blog! I have a guest poster for you today. Her name is Lenka Podzimek and she won $100 in the first pitching challenge I created just for my course participants of Write Your Way to Your First $1k. I put up $100 as a way to motivate students to take …
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I really enjoyed exploring your site.  I'm getting ready to launch a new blog centered around a year long project and your site provided me with great tips.
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#Free  Webinar on "How to Land a Freelance Writing Client Using Job Boards*
I’m doing a webinar! That’s right. I’ve made it a goal to start doing webinars in 2016 and while my intention is to collaborate with some awesome writers and freelancers, I want to kickstart my webinar training by doing one myself! This totally free and full of actionable advice webinar will be on Wednesday, February …
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#Free  Webinar on How to Land a Freelance Writing Client Using Job Boards If you're struggling to move out of the $20 posts, then this webinar can help you find where the quality clients are.
I’m doing a webinar! That’s right. I’ve made it a goal to start doing webinars in 2016 and while my intention is to collaborate with some awesome writers and freelancers, I want to kickstart my webinar training by doing one myself! This totally free and full of actionable advice webinar will be on Wednesday, February …
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