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How Medical Writing Certification Can Advance Your Career

If you’re a new medical writer, you might be wondering how to set yourself up for a long, successful career. Fortunately, there are many ways to build a strong foundation: exploring apprenticeships, mastering medical writing styles, and earning an Essential Skills Certificate, to name a few.

February 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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How to Write a Scope of Work for Your Next Freelance Writing Project

As a freelance medical writer, you must master a variety of business skills in addition to writing high‑quality documents. You’ll need to set your rates, market your business, and even determine when and how to subcontract work, if that’s your business model.

February 1, 2021 at 8:00 AM

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Topics: Freelancing

5 Best Practices a Remote Medical Writer Can Learn from Freelancers

In Entrepreneur’s May 2020 article “What You Can Learn from Freelancers Right Now,” journalist John Boitnott outlined why freelancers are equipped with the best tools and practices for high‑quality, productive remote work. 

January 18, 2021 at 8:00 AM

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Topics: Soft Skills

How To Become a Medical Copywriter

The medical communication field is well established and growing rapidly. From regulatory writing to medical copywriting, many paths, employers, and projects await newcomers to the profession. Whether you're a new graduate, a veteran marketing writer, or even a scientist interested in expanding your skill set, medical copywriting could be a lucrative niche.

January 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM

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4 Best Practices to Succeed at Medical Journal Writing

Whether you're hoping to expand your portfolio to include medical journal writing or are already incorporating journal articles into your medical writing career, it's helpful to refresh your awareness of best practices.

December 21, 2020 at 8:00 AM

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How to Market Yourself as a Freelance Medical Writer: 7 Tips for Success

If there’s one key to success as a freelance medical writer, it’s this: never stop marketing. 

December 7, 2020 at 8:00 AM

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Topics: Freelancing