Negotiating with Clients: Part 2 – The Verbiage of Negotiations

What should and shouldn’t you say in client negotiations? What phrases are red flags for you as the freelancer? The words you use – and those you hear – during a negotiation can greatly impact the outcome. Here are some words to be aware of.


Educating Clients on What You Do (Without Looking Like an Ass)

In the freelance writing industry, we as writers come across a unique challenge. It goes like this. You go to a job board or to look at a request for a job, and the client is asking applicants (or you specifically) to tell them all about your experience in a given subject matter. The reason,…

Why Agility is Your USP as a Freelancer

If you’ve been freelancing for any length of time, you probably know the struggle well enough by now: finding a unique selling point (also called a unique selling proposition). Your USP is everything, because in a world where everyone thinks they’re a writer you’ve got to be able to stand out. It’s difficult, and sometimes…