Professional Blogging

Confessions of a Professional Blogger: Why I Hate Hourly Pricing

As a professional blogger (or any type of freelancer), try to avoid working for an hourly rate. I’ve had three experiences recently that really drive home my service pricing model. First, I had a client of mine ask me if I could do work for his “day job” company. He said that the company was …

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Should You Provide Other Services as a Professional Blogger?

You might be a professional blogger, but what happens if someone asks you to do something else? I am often asked if I provide other online-type services in addition to my writing. Many clients are interested in social media promotion, wider content distribution, and other services. I find that (for me at least) sticking to …

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What’s the Easiest Way to Raise Your Freelance Rates?

Hoping to raise your freelance rates? Look no further! I’ve got one easy tip! I’m asked all the time how to raise rates. It’s probably the number one question I’m asked. Well, after what I’m doing during this whole COVID-19 thing. People ask this even more than they ask about my schedule or about how to start …

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5 Tips for Communicating with Freelance Clients

Reduce the number of revisions you are asked for, and improve your overall experience, by communicating effectively with your freelance clients. As a freelance writer, I work in the communications industry. I know first-hand the importance of communication when I work with freelance clients. True — communication is important no matter who you work with. …

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Freelance Professional: Build a Better Profile

Your online profile is key to better success as a freelance professional. When you work as an online freelance professional, it’s important that you have a home on the web. A web site isn’t enough, though. You also need to make sure that your entire online profile showcases your expertise. Build a better profile, and …

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