Content Creation

Need Breakthrough Ideas? Look Outside Your Industry!

October 11, 2013 by

A while back, my friend and colleague Dianna Huff responded to a blog post I had written about doing away with the “starving artist” mentality.

Dianna suggested that if you want to truly succeed as a freelancer — if you want to consistently have the clients, projects, income and lifestyle ...

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The 5 C’s Method for Selecting a Winning Headline

August 2, 2013 by

Here's a scenario you've probably faced more than a few times:

You're working on a creative project for a client – a website, email, brochure – and you dream up a list of headline ideas, and then can't decide which ones to recommend to your client.

This is a common ...

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How to Free Your Writing from Performance Anxiety (Even if You’re Not a Writer)

January 13, 2012 by

Ever get performance anxiety?

Here's what it feels like: You sit down to write and, you can't.

You might feel a sense of panic. A tightening in your gut. Nerves. You might get stuck on the first paragraph - or worse, the first sentence. Your mind might start whispering, "Not ...

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Write a Book Without Fear, Pain, or Angst

July 29, 2011 by

According to surveys, about 80% of us feel we have a book inside us, just waiting to be written. And that's a good thing, because as I explained in my recent training episode, writing a book is a great way to boost your credibility and attract new freelance clients.

However, ...

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How To Create Awesome Content By Interviewing Others

December 6, 2010 by

David was one of our presenters at the first ever International Freelancers Day in September 2010.

David Siteman Garland is the Founder of The Rise To The Top, The #1 Non-Boring Resource For Building Your Business and author of Smarter, Faster, Cheaper: Non-Boring, Fluff-Free Strategies for Marketing and Promoting Your ...

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