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    How to Find Freelance Clients on LinkedIn

    This article is based on content presented by Lori De Milto, MJ, Kelly Schrank, MA, ELS, and JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM, at the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

    May 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    When and How to Fire a Freelance Client

    Freelancing allows medical writers to take command of their careers by establishing and managing their own businesses. Owning a freelance medical writing or editing business empowers you to set your rates and schedule. As a freelancer, you’ll experience an equal mix of freedom and responsibility.

    March 1, 2021 at 8:00 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

    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

    How to Get Started as a Freelance Medical Writer

    The medical communication field is expanding at a record pace. At the same time, remote work is becoming mainstream. By demand, many experienced medical writers have begun offering freelance writing or editing services. 

    November 2, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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    How to Nurture Lasting Client Relationships and Boost Your Bottom Line

    This article is based on content presented by Katherine Molnar‑Kimber, PhD, Kimnar Group LLC, and Deborah Anderson, PhD, DGA Medical Communications, at the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

    For freelance writers and independent contractors, establishing long‑term client relationships has clear advantages. Working with long‑term clients reduces time spent on administrative tasks, such as marketing, acquiring resources, and learning new formats, which increases the time available for producing the deliverable. The stability provided by long‑term clients also improves peace of mind and is usually financially beneficial.

    July 6, 2020 at 12:30 PM

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