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The Best Ghostwriters Ask Great Questions

The Best Ghostwriters Ask Great Questions The best books are filled with information that is interesting, entertaining, informative, and maybe even surprising. To gather those details requires the skills of a great writer, or, alternatively, a great ghostwriter. The benefit of hiring a talented ghostwriter is as much their writing ability as it is their… Read More »

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The 6 Things You Should Do Before Writing a Single Word of Your Book

The 6 Things You Should Do Before Writing a Single Word of Your Book If you’ve been thinking about writing a business book, your focus has probably been on how to start the project. You may have thought about a potential title, maybe planned the order in which facts will be shared, and possibly filed… Read More »

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Ghost Writers: 3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Advantage that Wins You More Business

  Ghost Writers: 3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Advantage that Wins You More Business Bob Bly’s latest email to his Direct Response Letter subscribers about how to stand out in a crowded market reinforced something I needed to remind myself. It’s a message I also try to articulate to other writers. That is, we… Read More »

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3 Things the Hallmark Movie Channel Got Wrong About Ghostwriting

3 Things the Hallmark Movie Channel Got Wrong About Ghostwriting   Hallmark holiday movies are sappy and formulaic, and we love them anyway. On Sunday, November 10, 2019 Hallmark premiered a new addition to the Hallmark Christmas movie line-up, titled “The Mistletoe Secret.” (If you don’t want any spoilers, you may want to stop reading… Read More »

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5 Websites Where You Can Find Paying Writing Assignments Today

5 Websites Where You Can Find Paying Writing Assignments Today Building a steady stream of writing work can take weeks or months of effort. It’s like planting seeds in the spring that you hope will bear fruit a few weeks or months later. From creating social media profiles to registering on content marketing platforms, designing… Read More »

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Guest Blog Post: Is LinkedIn ProFinder Worth the Expense?

Guest Blog Post: Is LinkedIn ProFinder Worth the Expense? It’s official, fellow ghostwriters…our profession has been absorbed into the gig economy. That means we’re not just service providers, we’re also a market niche waiting to be tapped. And more than any other product, they want to sell us access to our own source of income.… Read More »

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Good News for Writers—Upwork Removes its Skills Tests

Good News for Writers—Upwork Removes its Skills Tests Any writer registered on Upwork to search for freelance ghostwriting projects should be thrilled to know that, as of July 9, skill tests will not be part of your record. Upwork was one of the few job sites that offered online skill tests as a way for… Read More »

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How Often Should You Follow Up with Potential Ghostwriting Clients?

How Often Should You Follow Up with Potential Ghostwriting Clients? Many ghostwriters aren’t sure exactly what to do after a promising phone discussion or email exchange with a ghostwriting client. Should they send an email expressing thanks for the prospect’s time? Would mailing a handwritten note be more effective to keep them in the running… Read More »

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The Top 5 Things Your Ghostwriter Website Must Have to Bring You Work

The Top 5 Things Your Ghostwriter Website Must Have to Bring You Work To become a well-paid ghostwriter, you need a well-designed website – one that will attract the right kind of attention and put to rest any questions about your skills and experience. Beyond being professionally designed, which demonstrates your willingness to invest in… Read More »

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Keys to Writing Successful Cover Letters that Get Ghostwriting Gigs

Keys to Writing Successful Cover Letters that Get Ghostwriting Gigs One commonality across nearly every ghostwriting opportunity you uncover, hear about, or are referred to is that you’ll need to put together a cover letter designed to get the recipient to hire you. Some ghostwriters have more success than others, however, with a few members… Read More »

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