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Life as a professional blogger/freelance content producer moves very fast these days. Last week I was up to my eyeballs in client projects, but I made the time to participate in a coaching group that would help me to improve and grow my business, while also helping me to refine my mindset. Being in that [...]

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As a freelance consultant, my current clients are the center of my business. Some small business people struggle between the need to acquire new clients while keeping their current clients happy. It costs far more to acquire a new client than it does to maintain one, so I choose to do whatever I can to [...]

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With ‘A Productive Pen,’ going into its third year of existence, I was thinking that it’s time to have a little chat with you, my readers first to thank you for the time and attention that you give when you read my blog. I appreciate all of the comments and the positive, loving feedback that [...]

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When you have set a goal or stated an intention for something that you plan to manifest or accomplish, there is always a bit of lag time in between the moment that you make your intention or desire known to the Universe, and the moment that your intention is manifested in your experience in the [...]

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Freelance blogging involves writing blog posts for other bloggers. You will be helping other bloggers keep their blogs supplied with fresh, well-written content while doing work you enjoy for decent pay. Adding freelance blogging to your portfolio can be an effective way to keep a more steady flow of work coming your way while adding [...]

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Writing for the web is not the same as writing for print. If you are going to be writing content that will be consumed online there are a few concepts that you need to get clear on. By now most people understand the fact that we don’t read text online in the same way that [...]

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If you have ever had any interest in personal development than you already understand that you are an infinite being with infinite potential and that you create your own reality every day. But there is one thing that directs all of your co-creation and manifestation. This one thing is the seat of your power to [...]

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Mark Twain once quipped, “I can live for two months on a good compliment,” and I can totally relate to his sentiments. It just really feels good when someone points out something positive about you in a public way. Hearing a compliment really can make all of the difference in a person’s day. As bloggers, [...]

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WordPress security is an important issue for wordpress bloggers. I maintain a network of about seven blogs, and thank God none have been hacked yet. Last year I installed a blog for a client, and recently she came to me saying that her blog had been hacked. A hacker had gotten in and embedded some [...]

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One of the coolest things about being a freelance writer is that you can work pretty much whenever you want to. If you are a morning person, you can get up before the crack of dawn and complete your writing projects early so that you can have the day free to do what you want. [...]