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Become a Freelance Writer: Your complete guide to the business of writing by Rachael Oku

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1. Operate Like a Pro

TO ESTABLISH YOURSELF as a credible freelance writer there are a few things you’ll need to do. It’s particularly important to ensure you’re viewed in the best possible light. It’s a big part of how you win work.

Before we get on to marketing and self-promotion, you need to create a brand and identity that is both memorable and identifiable with your area of expertise.

To woo the big boys and give your competition a run for their money follow these simple steps …

Build a brand

Perhaps the most important aspect of building your freelance operation is to approach it like a business. After all, it really is a small business when you think about it – and as with any other business, reputation and word-of-mouth marketing ...

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