Turning A Career Into A Freelance Niche

Turning A Career Into A Freelance Niche

Many thanks to Amanda Cross for inviting me to join her on her Ambitious Freelancer podcast. During our conversation, Human Resources Writing & Turning A Career Into A Freelance Niche, we covered a lot of great topics. In addition to being a blogger/podcaster,...

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How to Sell Your Freelance Writing Services

How to Sell Your Freelance Writing Services

It can seem daunting to find freelance writing jobs for beginners, so it helps to know where to look for clients and how to pitch them once you’ve found them. Remember that you are helping your clients solve a problem or improve their marketing efforts. You don’t need...

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5 Ways to Get Paid to Write

5 Ways to Get Paid to Write

You’ve decided to be an HR writer! Congratulations! Now it’s time to find your first assignments and get paid to write articles, posts, and other content related to HR. Network My first paid gig came from someone in my network. Let the people in your network know that...

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Create Content for Your HR Writing Brand

Create Content for Your HR Writing Brand

One of the questions I hear quite often from writers just starting out is, “how do I build my brand with content?” There are several ways to get yourself out there and build your writing portfolio to showcase your work for future clients. Let’s look at a few easy ways...

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Where Can I Find Clients?

Where Can I Find Clients?

Your Network One of the easiest places to find work, or recommendations for work, is through the network of people you already know. People prefer working with people they know and trust. The old saying, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is quite often true....

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5 Ways to Improve Your Writing

5 Ways to Improve Your Writing

On a recent Q&A call, the question came up from one of the participants about how to improve their writing. First of all, that’s a great question--and one that any writer, new or tenured, should be asking. I believe we need to always be looking for ways to...

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How do I Learn More About HR?

How do I Learn More About HR?

Welcome to the world of HR writing! One of the great things about freelancing as an HR writer, is that there are so many topics to write about. For example, this is the list under the HR Topics menu on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website:...

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Why HR Writing?

Why HR Writing?

One of the reasons I started my HR writing career is the endless options when it comes to topics. Since there are endless topics, there are endless outlets as well.  I originally started writing about parenting, and although I enjoyed it, I found that it was...

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Why I Created The HR Content Academy

Why I Created The HR Content Academy

Welcome, grab your coffee. Let’s chat for a few minutes. I’m Liz—earlier this year, I launched the HR Content Academy as a community for the folks writing about and for the HR marketplace. Why create this and why now? I attribute this desire to create a community to...

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