When I tell people that I’m freelancing, I get one of two reactions: A look of total pity, usually underscored by muted whispers about how I could possibly afford to eat or live in anything more than a cardboard box at […]
I recently explained what a sponsored blog post is here. Now, I’ll discuss a guest blog post and its advantages. WHAT IS A GUEST BLOG? I’ve written quite a few guest blogs on behalf of clients and it works well […]
Blogging is getting smarter and more useful all the time. And that’s the trick. To be a success, it must be useful. It must help someone, fill a need. And, when it comes to monetizing blogs, sponsored blog posts are […]
With hundreds of millions of blogs floating around the Internet, it’s crucial that you set yours apart if you want to get noticed. A good blog is about (MUCH) more than being a sounding board or a platform to vent […]
Since I started working for myself, I’ve wondered if I’d ever reach the stage of feeling comfortable with the amount of work I have. Sure, I’m writing my bottom off at the moment, but what about when this contract’s done […]
Proofreading is the least favourite part of my job. Not surprisingly, it is also the most important. Of course, the spellchecker on MS Word points out the glaring problems with grammar and spelling (I absolutely cannot type Mpumalanga correctly – […]
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Like many pivotal moments in my life, the realisation that I HAD to write came as I gazed upon a bottle of merlot. The label, actually. I was turning the wine bottle in my hand, intrigued at its earthy flavour […]
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