5 Writing Rules Every Blogger Must Know

Growing up, were you the kid at school who always turned in homework on time, finished class assignments before everyone else finished, and always had their hands up to answer a question a teacher asked?

Or, were you the kid who finished their homework during breakfast, sat in the back of the class and didn’t want to be called on?

No matter what type of kid you were during grade school, everyone I’m sure was grilled on writing skills and grammar rules.

And if you are a blogger or freelance writer, you may think those skills are essential to your ability to create awesome content.

Stuck With Lifeless Images on Your Blog? Dress Them Up With 4 Enchanting Ideas

Do you have a blog with interesting content people want to read, but they aren’t reading it because you have lifeless images?

Do you want to learn how to create images to die for in order to increase social engagement and ultimately gain more readers?

If you answered yes to one or both of my questions, then this tutorial is for you!

2 Kids Under 2 And a Writer : A Day In the Life

If you stepped into my home at this very moment you would notice the following:

  • Random articles of clothing covering the living room floor
  • An old cheerio or two by my children’s toy box
  • Clean laundry in a bucket waiting to be put away
  • Notebooks with random notes strategically placed throughout the house

I’m a work-at-home mom who lives in Northern Canada, with 2 kids under two. They’re twins.

I’m also a freelance writer.

Use These 3 Ingredients For Writing a Blog Post

Okay. You just finished writing your blog post and hit SUBMIT.

Now you tweet it, share it on LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook and wait.

Nothing. No one is biting.

Why is no one is talking about your wonderful best blog post?

Why This Stay-at-Home Freelance Mom Chose Freelance Writing

Right now my twins are in their cribs sleeping for the night and I’m in my office updating my blog.

I’m able to dedicate 1-2 hours after they sleep to work on building my brand as a freelance writer.

Being a mom to two year old twins while trying to make it as a freelance writer is no easy feat.

5 Easy Ways For A Freelance Writer to Create Work-Life Balance

In Part 2 of my blog series, Getting the Job Done, you learned how important it is to manage your projects to avoid losing a client. You also learned what online communication terms are considered poor netiquette.

3 Tips on How to Manage Your Freelance Writing Career

In my last post, I talked about some of the things a new freelance writer needs to have to get the job done. One tip I mentioned in that post was in order to be a successful freelance writer you also need to be a successful project manager.

The Freelance Writer’s Guide to Getting the Job Done

Are you a new freelance writer? If so, do you think:

  • I can work anywhere and anytime I want. Yeah I can be my own BOSS!
  • I can create my own schedule and choose the job that’s right for me. No more dreading the daily grind!
  • I will ultimately get paid for doing what I love the most: writing. I can get rich!

All this can be true and more when you are a freelance writer, but don’t let these awesome perks become the death of your career.

3 Key Ways on How to Improve Content

If you are a freelance writer like me, than you know how difficult it can be to come up with original and captivating, yet quality driven blog posts or articles. That doesn’t mean, though, you only have to write low-quality web content.