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How to Write Your Author Bio anchor clients author bio freelance writing getting started

When you’re starting out as a nurse writer, you may feel writing your LOI is the most difficult thing you’ve done. Then, a client eventually says YES!, and you might feel that writing your first assignment is the most difficult thing you’ve done.

And then an anchor client hires...

The Essential Skills Nurses Need to Launch a Freelance Writing Business essential skills freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses nurse writer

Many nurses email me to ask if they have what it takes to become a freelance writer. And many of them seem shocked when I explain exactly how low the barrier to entry is in this profession.

In my opinion, you need to have a rudimentary understanding of these three things to launch a writing...

Can You Really Make $27,000 a Month as a Writer? freelance writing money pay pricing salary workload

This article has been making the rounds on social media lately: How This Freelancer Made $27,000 in 1 Month.

And many successful freelancers like me have responded to the story with skepticism and a healthy dose of WTF. In my case, it’s not because I don’t believe it’s possible...

Why You Must Always Vet Your Sources citing copywriting freelance writing tips quotes sources vetting process

I must be big on “vetting,” because over the past year I’ve blogged about how to vet a publishing opportunity and how to vet writing courses and programs. I think this indicates I believe in healthy skepticism as a freelance writer – and that’s not a bad trait for...

3 Reasons Why You Should Build Community with Your Fellow Nurse Writers community freelance writing nurse writer scarcity thinking success society

Last week, we engaged in a great discussion about building community during the Office Hours coaching session of the Complete Guide to Content Marketing Writing course. Several nurse writers asked the group for their thoughts related to building websites and other issues – and this made my...

3 Copywriting Mistakes to Avoid on Your Freelance Website call to action copywriting cta lead generation website

Your website should serve as more than just a billboard on the information superhighway, yet many nurse writers make copywriting mistakes that fail at selling their services. Let’s discuss the top mistakes to avoid – so that your website can become a lead-generating machine.

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Know Your SOW: What it is, how to craft it – and how to enforce it business clients freelance writing scope of work sow

Over the course of my freelance career, I occasionally became embroiled in situations where the client did not want to adhere to the SOW we mutually agreed on in the contract, thereby making life miserable for all concerned.

What is a SOW, you ask? Great question.

SOW stands for “Scope of...

What Types of Writing Samples Should You Obtain? clip clips content marketing freelance writing tips nonprofit work samples writing samples

Kemley recently emailed me with a question that I think could benefit from a wider audience. In a nutshell, they said they had contacted a nonprofit to volunteer to write in exchange for getting work samples (which is a strategy I advise, so: Well done, Kemley!).

The nonprofit organization...

What is an LOI? clients email finding clients letter of introduction loi marketing

I chatter on all the time about “LOIs,” as if every nurse in the world knows exactly what it is. But, of course, that’s preposterous! So allow me today to do something I’ve been remiss about: explaining exactly what an LOI is and when to use it.

Meet the Letter of...

How Long Should Your LOI Subject Line Be? clients content marketing finding clients letter of introduction loi subject line

Recently I heard from a student in the Complete Guide to Content Marketing Writing for Nurses course who had sent more than 70 LOIs without a single response. Talk about disheartening!

She naturally wondered what was wrong with her LOI, but I, on the other hand, was wondering what might be wrong...

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