What is B2B Content Marketing? b2b b2c clients content marketing finding clients freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips marketing Apr 13, 2021

Over in the “office hours” (group coaching) component of the Complete Guide to Content Marketing Writing course, we were discussing how to target clients based on our clinical niches. It was an awesome conversation, by the way, and I think everyone gained a lot from it!

When most...

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Pros and Cons of Working with Marketing Agencies business tips clients freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips marketing agencies Apr 06, 2021

Kara-Marie sent me a request for a newsletter that talks about the pros and cons of working with content and marketing agencies. I’m very happy to oblige!

If you haven’t considered pitching healthcare content or marketing agencies, you are missing out on way to establish a consistent...

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Nurse-Writers: Avoid this Unethical Scheme or Lose Your Credibility ethics freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips journalism linkedin pay to play sources writing tips Mar 30, 2021

The LinkedIn message exchange started innocently enough. 

A man named Evan Smith reached out to say:

“My company is currently looking to partner with some brand coaches. Would you be open to a brief discussion? (I’m not trying to sell you anything)”

Umm…OK.

Companies...

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Interview with Continuing Education Writer Brooke Lounsbury RN consulting course creation freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips interview Mar 23, 2021

We have a special treat this week: an interview with accomplished CNE writer Brooke Lounsbury RN. We recently had the opportunity to interview Brooke to find out how nurses can break into continuing education writing. Please take a moment to visit her website, writenursern.com, to learn more...

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2 Key Ways Being a Nurse Benefits Your Freelance Career content marketing writers freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips health reporters nurse-writer side hustle writers Mar 16, 2021

Recently, J emailed me to ask a question I get frequently from nurses who are curious about becoming a freelance writer. They said…

“I’m currently in nursing school and am wanting to do nurse writing on the side as I work as a bedside nurse. I’ve been a great writer in...

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Why You Need to Start Tracking Your Time Immediately clients effective hourly rate ehr freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses nurse-writer time tracking writing Mar 02, 2021

Recently I enjoyed chatting with a coaching client – a mid-career nurse-writer who’s looking to level-up her business and reach the six-figure realm.

Since this was our first meeting, I ran through a series of questions I like to ask every client to get a baseline reading of where...

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What Tech Skills Does a Nurse Need to Become a Writer? freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips nurse-writer technology technology skills Mar 02, 2021

Many of you have joined the RN2writer family because you saw an ad I run on Facebook. That ad directs people to buy a little ebook I wrote to unveil the world of freelance writing to other nurses – because my mission is to help nurses “own” the healthcare communications space....

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Student Q&A: The Art of Slanting an Article Pitch clients freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips healthcare loi nurse-writer pitching publications writing writing samples Feb 23, 2021

Recently, this message floated into my inbox:

Hi! My name is Alicia, I've been a Women's Health Nurse (among many other departments!) for 13ish years. I have the Ultimate [Health Journalism Basics for Nurses] course and the 50 Markets download (great info btw) but I noticed there wasn't a lot of...

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Why There Will Never Be a Glut of Nurse-Writers freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses healthcare nurse-writer publications research writing Feb 16, 2021

Recently, a Facebook commenter asked me: If everybody hops on the RN2writer bandwagon, won’t this just result in a glut of nurse-writers, with work for nobody?

The answer? No, absolutely not.

And the reason why not can be summed up in a single word: Volume.

Take a moment right now to...

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How to Get Your First Writing Samples – a Step-by-Step Tutorial for Nurses clients freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses loi nurse-writer volunteering writing writing samples Feb 09, 2021

I’ve often said that the biggest catch-22 nurses encounter when trying to launch a writing career is how to get work samples when nobody will hire you without work samples.

Right?

Well, there’s an easy way around this problem. I’ve talked about this before, but I don’t...

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The Art of Becoming a Nickel Expert experts freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses nickel expert nurse-writer research writing Feb 02, 2021

 

Recently, a nurse wrote to me to ask a very sensible question: “Though I have been a nurse for many years (one field, one organization), I only know what I know. While browsing content, you and others seem to write on such a wide variety of topics. Do you spend a lot of time...

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job? Jan 20, 2021

You might be surprised to know my first (and best) advice to nurses who want to become writer is this:

Don’t quit your day job.

It’s not because I doubt the viability of freelance writing as a career. I’ve been making my living as a writer for the past eight years. Writing...

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