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How to Use Storyboarding as a Technique to Plan, Outline and Write Content

What is Content Marketing?

I have covered differences between copywriting and content marketing in a previous Blog post, which you are welcome to read for yourself.

To recap however, according to Copyblogger, ‘Content marketing means creating and sharing valuable free content to attract and convert prospects into customers, and customers into repeat buyers. The type of content you share is closely related to what you sell; in other words, you’re educating people so that they know, like, and trust you enough to do business with you’.

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So, you want to be a Freelance Copywriter?

What do Copywriters do?

‘A copywriter is a salesperson behind a typewriter’ – Judith Charles.

This quote obviously stems from the time before computers, but the basics of what a copywriter is has not changed in this new era of technological change. Copywriting is still regarded as writing that is promotional in nature and is created (written) to appear in any medium whether it is in print, television, radio, video, web copy (the internet) etc.

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6 Helpful Indicators to Determine Your Choice of Freelance Writing Opportunities (Infographic Included)

I have been writing (in some form or another) for my entire career which spans more than 30 years (yes, ok – I am THAT old :)). I have obviously gained a lot of experience, which I am very thankful for.

After all of this experience with writing (which includes writing and publishing a historical romance novel), I can honestly say that nothing has been so fulfilling than starting a Blog and creating content for that Blog. This has however not been my only source of income (yet).

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Where to Register as a Freelance Writer

So, you decided to be a Freelance Writer, but you don’t know where to get paying jobs?

You will remember that I said in my last post that there are a lot of good reasons why you would want to be a Freelance Writer. You can do what you love, in your own time and you can do it from home. What’s more is that people will pay you to write for them, or you can even start your own Blog and make money from that.

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So you want to become a Freelance Writer?

How to Land a Freelance Writing Job

So, you want to become a Freelance Writer? Making the decision is not that difficult. There are a lot of good reasons why you would want to be a Freelance Writer. You can do what you love, in your own time and you can do it from home. What’s more is that people will pay you to write for them, or you can even start your own Blog and make money from that.

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How I started Making a Living from my Writing

You Can Also be a Freelance Writer

Take a page from my book so to speak. I spent more than 20 years as a negotiator at a Trade Union for Public Servants. Although I love working with people, I did not feel that I was in a fulfilling job as I could not fully express my creativity. Yes, I connected with a vast range of different people daily and my job did include writing Newsletters for our members. It was however not connecting with that left hemisphere of my brain in the way I wanted it to.

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