Feature • October 17th, 2014

Freelance Formal: How to Write an Intro Letter That Maximizes Your Chances of Scoring Work

By Holly Ocasio Rizzo

As the saying goes: Teach a freelancer to pitch, and she can land an assignment; teach her to write a concise letter of introduction, and she can find work for a lifetime... or something like that.

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Feature • October 16th, 2014

5 Stereotypes About Freelancers That Are as True as It Gets

By Aubre Andrus

While every freelancer’s career is different, there are a few aspects that most solopreneurs can bond over. And no matter how much we pretend otherwise, here are five stereotypes some of us just can't outrun.

Feature • October 15th, 2014

The Art of Street Reporting, Part I: Talking to Sources

By Brad Hamilton

In the first installment of our series about the nuances of reporting, Contently.org editor and New York Post writer Brad Hamilton explains how any journalist can get sources to open up for a story, no matter how dangerous or uncomfortable the situation.

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