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Anybody has experience with feelancing writing jobs and can offer specific advice about how to get them?

I did some content writing a few years ago and have hired many content creators. I didn't make big money or write in important magazines. It was about Joomla mainly, but these are my recommendations: ...
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Can I write a book from someone's else talk?

These videos are free of use and don't have any copyright Everything is copyrighted. Just because there's no explicit statement doesn't mean you can use it. Always assume you cannot use someone else'...
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Can I write a book from someone's else talk?

Yes. The work is copyrighted. Transposing the media (and/or language) which it is delivered on does not remove copyrights. At best your book would be a derivative work, still requiring permission.
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Freelance science writer getting unpaid questions from editor

This is a solid question. While I don't have a background in science writing, I do write about trade-related issues for a few clients, though I get paid for my time rather than per piece. I would ...
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When Cold Pitching is Too Successful

You probably handled this already. But anyhow: Simply pick your favorite site and go ahead with them. Try to back out of the others gracefully. If you didn't make any promises (say you just asked if ...
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What's the line of legit vs shady in outsourcing?

This depends totally on the type of contract with the client. If you are in a "full time employee replacement" contract, you are expected to be the person doing the work. In that situation, ...
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How to learn writing REST API's?

No, you don't need to work at a big company. The basics of it will be very easy for you since you understand the client side already. Yes, you can build REST APIs in PHP but the industry is leaning a ...
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How do I notify my Client that my Consultancy Agreement is expiring & also I want them to renew it

I do not understand why this warrants a question here. It seems very straightforward to me. Hello [CEO], Our consultancy contract is due to expire on XXXX. I would be pleased to renew the contract. ...
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How to Showcase Your Work As A Beginner

It seems to me that having a wide range of proposed areas is not a problem, but an advantage. As a rule, if a person turns to the photographer, it means that he can't take professional-grade photos on ...
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How to Showcase Your Work As A Beginner

First off, the hardest part of starting out is starting out. Get taking your pictures, and write sample content that you have the ability to post. Build up a portfolio of all your best works, and ...
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Shall I ask my agency to overturn negative client feedback?

First: I can't really tell you what you should do. I can give you some pointers for the future: You say: the client was vague about what they wanted. In such cases, don't just do something. You are ...
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How to determine the price of writing an iOS curriculum

You have basically three possibilities Cost based: The most common mode for freelancers: Just calculate you hourly cost including desired profit and multiply by hours spent. Market based: Price ...
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Should I ask for a payment for the outline of a course I am writing?

your rate should include a 'cost of sales'. I.e. when I make a quote for a customer, that usually costs me a few hours as well. I can't charge for that, but that cost is included in the total ...
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Should I ask for a payment for the outline of a course I am writing?

It probably won't hurt to ask for payment, but if it's not something they agreed to in advance, don't be surprised if they decline. You would probably be better off using your document as a "...
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How to succeed as a freelance writer?

Years ago I tried to be a writer. I got freelancing tasks to rewrite some texts. In the end, it turned out to be a lot of work for the minimum rate. After I was asked to make a master paper for some ...
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Anybody has experience with feelancing writing jobs and can offer specific advice about how to get them?

I have worked a couple of years in a translations and copywriting studio as a programmer, but I saw there that writers were hired after personal (or skype) meetings and after test jobs. They usually ...
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Anybody has experience with feelancing writing jobs and can offer specific advice about how to get them?

In short: Make profile on freelancing sites such as UpWork, Freelancer, Fiverr etc... and be active in applying for jobs and improving your profile (this can take months) Make online portfolio with ...
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Writer/editor: Building presence and social media sites

Generally, people starting a business hope to advertise their way to at least the first clients. Quite often, this turns out to be a costly misconception, as it turns out that one needs to actively ...
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