Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Post #38: 40 Days to a Successful Freelance Writing Career

PUBLISHER NOTE: This series was started to answer questions from seminar attendees about what was going to be taught at the Freelance Writing Seminar. Details. I entitled these posts "40 Days to a Successful Freelance Writing Career".

To start at the beginning of the "40 Days" series, click here. And, welcome to the blog. Now, on to today’s post . . .

Freelance Writers: Why Aren’t You Making More Money?

As this series is winding down, I wanted to end with three observations that prevent many freelance writers from making the income they should be making.

Writing this series has really made me delve deep into the topic of what goes into the making of a successful freelance career. The usual culprits like marketing, list building and client retention are all obvious.

But, it’s the not-so-obvious things that, in my opinion, are the biggest blockers to success. And, when these things happen, we literally have to act like a loaded gun is pointed at our heads to break out of it. So, what are some of these "little" blockers to success? Click here to read the entire post.
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