What to Charge Your Health Writing Clients anchor clients business tips clients finding clients freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips pricing setting prices May 11, 2021

The most common question I field is: What should I charge this client? 

The second-most common is: Here’s the rate a client offered me. Is this a good rate?

In fact, because pricing questions are so common, I’ve written about them numerous times in the past. I’ve offered ...

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I got Published!! Now What? business tips clients freelance writing basics freelance writing for nurses freelance writing tips getting published organization pitching tracking pitches writing May 04, 2021

It might take some time, but eventually you will sell an article pitch to an editor, or a prospective client will sign you to a content writing contract. Next, you’ll get your first PAID publication – and what a sweet, sweet feeling that will be!

By all means, celebrate this...

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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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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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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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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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