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  • From amateur to professional: Blogs

    This series of blog posts endeavours to give tips to the freelance publishing world on quick, simple ways to give your online presence that professional edge, to make you really stand out from the crowd and be remembered by your contacts and potential clients. Part three is about raising your […]

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  • From amateur to professional: Business email address

    This series of blog posts endeavours to give tips to the freelance publishing world on quick, simple ways to give your online presence that professional edge, to make you really stand out from the crowd and be remembered by your contacts and potential clients. Part two is about how the […]

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  • The Power of Blog Post Comments

    There’s a bit of debate in web dev and SEO-circles about whether or not having of comments on a blog post helps with search engine optimisation (SEO), which, if you don’t know, is how people alter their site to make it appear higher in Google’s search results for certain words. […]

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  • From amateur to professional: Facebook Pages

    This series of blog posts endeavours to give tips to the freelance publishing world on quick, simple ways to give your online presence that professional edge, to make you really stand out from the crowd and be remembered by your contacts and potential clients. Part one is about the difference […]

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  • Engaging More People on Facebook

    I’m a staunch supporter of sharing content on Facebook while adhering to the tongue-in-cheek guidelines set out by this comic on TheOatmeal.com: How to get more likes on Facebook; if you share interesting, likeable content, you will get more likes. Coming up with interesting, genuinely likeable content isn’t all that […]

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  • WordPlay with Nika Harper – Vlogging about Creative Writing

    Are you always trying to find ways to encourage yourself to do more creative writing? Check out the Vlog (video-blog) of Nika Harper, hosted by Geek & Sundry, called WordPlay. Each fortnight, Nika selects a writing format – such as ghost stories, romance, or children’s stories – explains the process […]

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  • Creatives Chat: Writing – Marianne De Pierres

    Marianne de Pierres is the author of the acclaimed Parrish Plessis and award-winning Sentients of Orion science fiction series. The Parrish Plessis series has been translated into eight languages and adapted into a roleplaying game. She’s also the author of the Night Creatures teen dark fantasy series. Marianne is an […]

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  • Creatives Chat: Writing – Sophie Masson

    Sophie Masson is the award-winning author of more than 50 novels for children, young adults and adults, published in Australia and many other countries. Her essays, articles and reviews have also appeared frequently in print and online, in many different outlets, and she blogs regularly. For many years, Sophie has […]

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  • Negotiating costs: What are you worth?

    I find that figuring how much to charge someone is one of the most unsettling things about freelance work. Quote too much, and run the risk of scaring the client off; quote too little and you will feel as though you’re working for nothing and the job will leave a […]

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