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Pay me. Up front. At least half. Then I start work.

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“There are two individuals who I will do work for without payments in advance. That’s because if they don’t pay, it means flying pigs are crashing into the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Otherwise, I just can’t afford to bear … Continue reading

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Should you stop advertising in your local newspaper and rely on social media alone? 

  If you are a small business owner or retailer, you’ve likely had your email in basket plugged up with seminar offers to get you going on the internet. You may have decided to take the plunge, convinced by the … Continue reading

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How to beat the 250-word challenge

  All freelance writers are grateful for fresh assignments. We like to write and most importantly, we like to eat. And as always when one particular writing assignment comes in, as it does three or four times a year, I’m … Continue reading

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Seven things you need to ask your client before you start writing a business plan

  I thought I’d write about this because I’m in a learning curve, and I wanted to share the benefit of my experience so far. I admit I thought I knew all there was to know about creating business plans. … Continue reading

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