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GET MORE FREELANCE WORK. Ideas from Monica M. Williams, October Custom Publishing. Why these worked: you can write/draw/shoot you know subject you can follow directions you have been published before. GET MORE FREELANCE WORK. Traditional: query letter p itch letter return envelope

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GET MORE FREELANCE WORK

Ideas from Monica M. Williams, October Custom Publishing


  • Why these worked:

    • you can write/draw/shoot

    • you know subject

    • you can follow directions

    • you have been published before

GET MORE FREELANCE WORK

Traditional:

query letter

pitch letter

return envelope

postcard


HOW TO PITCH:

  • call them

  • read the magazine, bylines, masthead, credits, bios, editorial calendar

  • front of book

  • short, sweet,

  • signature

  • connect with them

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FREE TOOLS:

BLOG – professional or subject

TWITTER – get readers to your blog

FLICKR – get fans of your work

FACEBOOK – friends to fans

LINKEDIN – include in profile

EVENTS – real people count


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NOT JUST MAGAZINES....

custom publishers: October! Also see Custom Publishing Council – I think they pay more

websites: See freelancewriting.com – websites pay less

BtoC, BtoB: marketing copy – agencies

associations: in your expertise


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DIGITAL MAGAZINES....


GET MORE FREELANCE WORK

www.octobercustompublising.com

www.givingcityaustin.com

www.custompublishingcouncil.com

www.wordpress.com

www.linkedin.com/“freelance” in Groups

[email protected]

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