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How to Create a Writing Portfolio That’ll Wow Potential Clients

How to Create a Writing Portfolio That'll Wow Potential Clients

Your writing portfolio is a critical tool in your marketing arsenal. After all, it’s the first thing a potential client will want to see. And a kick-butt writer portfolio can do most of the selling for you. As a freelance writer, you know this, but where do you start? Well, there are three things you …

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55 Metaphor Examples That’ll Pack Your Prose With Persuasion

Metaphor Examples That’ll Pack Your Prose With Persuasion

Aristotle once wrote, “to be a master of metaphor is a sign of genius.” And the best way to master the metaphor? Devour lots of good metaphor examples! So, we’ve compiled a giant list of metaphors from content marketing, literature, famous speeches, and pop culture to give you a go-to resource. You’ll also learn: How …

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Writer’s Block: 27 Techniques to Overcome It Forever (Plus Bonuses!)

Writer and procrastination champion Henneke Duistermaat shares her 27 best tips on how to get over writer’s block. Plus: 3 bonus tips from Smart Blogger’s Editor-in-Chief, Kevin J. Duncan.   Let me guess… You’re staring at a blank page. Your brain is fried. And you can feel a headache coming on. You know you should …

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Proofreading: 7 Editing Tips That’ll Make You a Better Writer in 2019

proofreading editing tips

There are some bloggers who seem to have a natural gift when it comes to writing. Some bloggers seem to be naturally gifted writers. They manage to get their ideas across clearly and economically, which means that readers can easily follow what they write. Readers devour their clear, economical prose. Not only is there a …

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