Category Archives: Getting Work

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Making the Cold Call

Making the Cold Call

Cold calling, as much as I, the introvert, hates to admit it, is still the most powerful and effective way to find good freelance technical writing work. Even if a “no” is forthcoming, a good, polite cold call followed up properly can lead to work later on. Don’t get me wrong — cold calls are… Continue Reading

Handwritten Thank You Notes

Handwritten Thank You Notes

In this day of fast technology – email, texting, instant messaging and so on, you could be forgiven for thinking that a handwritten thank you note has no place. After all, by the time it is received, the decision has already been made, right? Well, yes and no. Handwritten Notes are an Addition First, I… Continue Reading