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Welcome to Write Bites, an audio series where we discuss writing, marketing, and freelancing during one of my daily walks around the neighborhood.

Write Bites: 10 Minute Chats On Writing, Marketing & Freelancing Jacob McMillen

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Welcome to Write Bites, an audio series where we discuss writing, marketing, and freelancing during one of my daily walks around the neighborhood.

    Write Bites Episode #66: Ten Things I Hate About Copywriting

    Write Bites Episode #66: Ten Things I Hate About Copywriting

    Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and I may or may not have watched a popular romcom with a similar title.

    Regardless, I have my ranting pants on, and I’m ready to tell you all the things I hate about copywriting, copywriters, and the copywriting field in general.

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    • 11 min
    Write Bites Episode #65: The 5 Best Ways To Make More Money As A Writer

    Write Bites Episode #65: The 5 Best Ways To Make More Money As A Writer

    My #1 mission for 2022 is to help you make more money as a writer.

    While there are countless little tricks and gimmicks you can try to make money, the five methods I break down in this video are the most effective ways to quickly, reliably, and sustainably grow your writing income over the next year.

    If you’re trying to break your income record this year, watch this video.

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    • 8 min
    Write Bites #64: How I Landed My First BIG Gig (Part 2)

    Write Bites #64: How I Landed My First BIG Gig (Part 2)

    In today’s episode, I finish my step-by-step walkthrough of how I landed my first big blog writing gig as a freelance writer.

    (If you missed Part 1, click here to watch)

    This gig significantly increased the amount I was earning per article, it provided a solid retainer, and it opened up a lot of new opportunities over the following years.

    If I had to point to a single gig that had the biggest impact on my career, this would probably be the one.

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    • 8 min
    Write Bites #63: How I Landed My First BIG Gig (Part 1)

    Write Bites #63: How I Landed My First BIG Gig (Part 1)

    In today’s episode, I walk you step-by-step through the story of how I landed my first big blog writing gig as a freelance writer.

    This gig significantly increased the amount I was earning per article, it provided a solid retainer, and it opened up a lot of new opportunities over the following years.

    If I had to point to a single gig that had the biggest impact on my career, this would probably be the one.

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    • 10 min
    Write Bites #62: How To Prove Your Value As A New Freelance Writer

    Write Bites #62: How To Prove Your Value As A New Freelance Writer

    When you are first getting started as a freelance writer, you might wonder why anyone would hire you.

    How can you prove your value to potential clients when you don’t have any big case studies or data-backed experience to show?

    In today’s episode, I’ll explain how to prove your value as a brand new freelance writer. We’ll discuss what you CAN do to highlight your skills and what is actually unrealistic and shouldn’t be expected through your first year or two.

    If you are ready to stop procrastinating and start making real income as a writer, this is the episode for you.

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    • 9 min
    Write Bites Episode #61: Harsh Advice For New Freelance Writers

    Write Bites Episode #61: Harsh Advice For New Freelance Writers

    New freelance writers are often very preoccupied with standing out.

    This is the exact opposite of what you should be focused on. Branding, positioning, and how you stack up to other writers aren’t really important when you’re just getting started.

    In today’s episode, I breakdown WHY these common concerns are missing the point and explain what you should be focused on instead of your goal is REAL income.

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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

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Rafeeq Warfield ,

Really good content

I’m really happy I found out about this guy. I came across his website to learn more about copywriting. Hands down best on the internet. I had to write a review here because his content has been exactly what I needed as a new copywriter.

Ralph ;) ,

Amazing Content

Great tidbits of advice for any copywriter of any level. Goes beyond just the basics and really dives deep into all elements of being a copywriter. Amazing stuff Jacob.

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Great Short Episodes

Easy to binge. Really good content.

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