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Entrepreneur, writer, editor, book coach, cat lover, weirdo, optimist. Author of “Write. Get Paid. Repeat.” & “Concept to Conclusion.” jyssicaschwartz.com

Without selling courses or doing the blogging grind.

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In September 2017, I wrote a post about how I made $6500 that month as a full-time freelance writer.

In that post, I shared my breakdown of how I made that money and what kinds of work and clients I had to get there.

Two years later, in October 2019…

Even though you’re busy.

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I read a lot. Or at least more than the average person, I think.

I used to read a HELL OF A LOT.

I averaged about a book a day for many years.

As I got older and busier, I still read a lot. …

9 tips for resumes and job searching.

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There are a million articles out there giving you advice on how to format your resume, what you should include, how long it should be, and more. Sometimes it seems like we’re constantly bombarded with different “facts” about resumes and what makes yours stand out.

I may be able to…

What is duplicate content anyway? And what to do if someone copies you.

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Let’s start with the short answer and then build it out:

Whether you should post on many platforms depends on the purpose of your writing and if you are posting the same article in many places or different, original articles in many places.

Why are you posting?

In many cases, people or companies are…

Not including repurposing old content.

I’ve written before defining and giving examples of content marketing, and that is where we need to start with this question.

Content Marketing is defined as “marketing that involves the creation and sharing of online material (such as videos, blogs, and social media posts) that does not explicitly promote a…

Creating My Own Management/Leadership Training

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I have been with my company for about 10 months now. I was hired in November 2020 as the first (and only) Managing Editor to build a team of contractors/freelancers for content.

My company is a startup and I was employee number 6 or 7, depending on who you ask.

I don't know who needs to hear this today besides me.

This is George, my happy/sad reversible octopus. He lets my husband know how I’m doing lol

Today is a bad day for me.

As an insomniac since childhood, I am all too well-acquainted with a crappy night’s sleep.

From laying in bed for hours counting my breaths, staring at the ceiling, thinking about conversations I had 15 years ago, and pre-emptively crafting my argument for another…

It’s up to you — but what does that mean?

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Two of my favorite quotes about success are:

“What is not started will never get finished.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

and

“Success is not what you have, but who you are.” -Dr. Bo Bennett, President, Archiboy Holdings, LLC & CEO of eBookit.com.

What lovely and true sentiments.

When you…

Honestly, every person.

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I saw this post by Growth Lodge in the Illumination publication and wanted to say that while I don’t think that is a full list, I do think it is interesting to see that perspective. And it had some great points!

So, I wanted to make a similar list for…

A step-by-step guide with pictures.

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I get asked how to self-publish ALL the time.

And I know it can be confusing if you’ve never done it before. So to make it easier, I’ve created a step by step guide for the entire process.

I am not going to dive into how to find a cover…

Jyssica Schwartz

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