You don’t want to sell yourself so low, do you? An eBook is taken more seriously than a normal blog post, no matter how long it is. An eBook got some gravitas within it. And given the fact that it carries your name, you would want to avoid anything that will degrade your authorship brand. To successfully write your first eBook, you need know some of the Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your First … Continue Reading This Latest Post
Here are critical steps to follow if you want to Upload Your New eBook to Amazon Kindle.
Do you have an amazon.com account? Create one by signing up at the website.
Go to KDP AMAZON and sign in (you’ll need an Amazon account).
Register your tax info for royalties.
Click “Bookshelf” and then “Add new title.”
Fill out the form, including book title, description, and keywords you want people to search to find your … Continue Reading This Latest Post
Where to Work: Freelancing Sites for Kenyan Freelancers.
There are several freelancing websites out there for Kenyans, however deciding on which one is suitable for you can really be very tricky. I recommend you start by checking out the following. With time, you can move to higher paying clients and methods such as cold pitching.
- Dot Writer
The list for Freelancing Sites for Kenyan Freelancers … Continue Reading This Latest Post
You have now tested the waters with both feet. It can be tempting and exhausting if you really don’t know what you want and how to work with limited time. These are some critical mistakes which Kenyan freelancers and any other freelancer should avoid:
1. Taking every task that comes your way.
It’s OK to turn down some projects.
Don’t get stuck taking on every project that comes your way. This can be overwhelming because … Continue Reading This Latest Post
To become the best freelance writer, you need to hours and hours of working on your craft. Becoming the best freelance writer is not such an easy task, as it calls for a lot of hard work. Good thing is the efforts are worthwhile.
How do you become a good freelancer?
- Write often. Try to write multiple times a day if possible. Writing is a skill and like any other skill, you have to
Most of the major job search sites allow you to search for freelance gigs as well, either by keyword, filter, or category. Generally, there are plenty of sites that cater specifically to folks looking solely for freelance work. Be on the lookout.
Below is a collection of job boards for Kenyan freelancers
- Problogger Jobs Board
- The Freelance Writer’s Den Junk-free Job Board
- Freelance Writing
- Krop Jobs Board
- FreelanceWritingGigs.com Writing Gigs Category
- WritingCareer.com Jobs Category
Written By: Tariq Mehmood Khan
I’ve been a member for a long time, but I only started selling on 7 February, and I’m just coming up on my one-month anniversary. In my first 18 days I created several gigs, made some sales, and earned my level 1 badge.
🌂Skip writing events and classes as many times as possible
🌂Do not network
🌂Say no to criticisms
🌂Become the worst reader of all time
🌂write the way your ‘idol’ does it
🌂Loose your own personal voice, taste and touch
🌂Ignore links with writing tips directed on your inbox
🌂Obliquely stick to your high school grammar skills.
🌂Go general, never develop a point of focus.
🌂Fail to visit The Penny Matters everyday.
Congratulations! Now you’ve … Continue Reading This Latest Post
But Why write your first eBook?
Imagine the sound of someone flipping through the pages of your new eBook. What would it feel like, waking up every morning, knowing that you are spicing up the internet sphere with some valuable information packaged as an eBook?
With an eBook, you will be free to tell anyone that ‘I am published.’ That is a sense of pride that comes with accomplishment.
But when will your book be … Continue Reading This Latest Post
Whether you chose freelancing or it chooses you, you’ll only be successful if you become perfect at it.Established Kenyan freelancers like Walter Akolo will tell you that you have to spend hours and hours working on your craft.
The first few weeks of freelancing are going to be challenging and will eat into everything you got.So where do you even begin? What processes and structures do you need to have in place? How do you … Continue Reading This Latest Post
Is it not exciting to have your first book out for the world to read? When writing your first book, you are definitely thinking about your audience, your content, how much the book will cost, who will publish it and the strategic place to launch it, just to mention but a few.
It’s a good idea to think about the aftermath of your hard work, but do not be consumed so much by the thoughts … Continue Reading This Latest Post
Being a smart freelancer is never a walk in the park. It calls for intricate, well researched and well written content that is presented in a way that will definitely attract readership.
You have to work hard on each blog post to ensure that you have high views at the end of the day. This can be very energy draining and time-consuming if you do not do it right.
If you want to be a … Continue Reading This Latest Post