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Ask A Contractor: Sandbox Mode

Hey readers, I didn’t have a question in the ask box, so I thought I’d turn this over to you. 

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Ask A Contractor: Doc-blocked by Depression

Dear Selena,  I’ve been doing okay as a freelancer, but I’m in trouble. I’m in the middle of a pretty intense depressive episode, and it’s making it almost impossible to do what I need to do. Answering emails or trying to be cheerful and helpful to my clients is frequently the last thing I want […]

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Ask A Contractor: What the F*!@ is Article Spinning?

Dear Selena, I keep seeing the term “article spinning” in the job notices I look at, and I don’t know what it means. Can you help?

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Ask a Contractor: Communicating with Clients

Dear Selena: What questions should I ask when I get my first web writing contract and what questions will out me as a newbie?

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Ask A Contractor: Getting Started pt. II

Last week, we talked about the the steps to take before you look for your first freelancing job. Today we’re going to apply that knowledge to scoring your first gig.

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Ask A Contractor: Getting Started

You’ve got a marketable skill, bills to pay, and a little free time. You could be a contractor.