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Follow my 7 tips to achieve your dream — if a Vietnamese like me can do it, you can too.

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For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Vietnamese and currently live in Sydney, Australia. I position myself as a freelance content marketing writer for eCommerce and SaaS. Some of my clients are Salsify, Zoovu, Gorgias, Printful, Hootsuite, and Adyen.

Since English isn’t my first language, I’d never thought…

And that’s the stupidest thing I’ve ever done.

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When I was in high school, I had five close friends. We studied, hung out, went shopping — we almost did everything together.

But as someone says, “those you love hurt you the most,” there were times they said and did things really hurt me.

When I was slow to…

… to improve the likelihood that people will click to read it.

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Most Medium writers — at least at the beginning of their journey on this platform — do the same thing: using stock photos for their articles.

I’ve used them too.

They’re free. Quick and easy to find. …

This is how I got paid $700 for a 800-word post.

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Lately, some fellow writers have asked me how I found high-paying freelance clients. They said they found it really hard to do that — some still get paid $200 for a 2000-word article even though they’ve been writing for over three years.

That’s why today, I’ll share three ways I’ve…

5 tips for implementing an effective quiz marketing campaign

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If you’re looking for a new way to increase customer engagement, grow your email list, and drive sales, then you should try quiz marketing.

To be honest, quiz marketing isn’t something new. Brands like Sephora, Airbnb, Warby Parker, and Lululemon have been using quizzes for a long time.

Back in…

This is what a lot of the best content writers are doing

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I’m a freelance content writer focusing on e-commerce and SaaS. Projects I handle most of the time are about tips and tricks for helping online merchants increase conversions and grow their businesses.

Think about X tactics to increase average order value or how you can optimize product detail pages for…

Bookmark right now because you’ll need them soon

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For a long time, I’ve focused solely on content marketing. But in April this year, I decided to try new things — one of them is copywriting.

Through the learning process, I’ve discovered a lot of useful copywriting resources. Guides to copywriting (like Copyhackers), email marketing templates, e-commerce ad copy…

Following what other people do can bring more harm than good

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There was an interesting conversation on LinkedIn recently. A high-profile person posted that if you work for a dehumanizing, uncaring company, you don’t need to give two weeks’ notice to quit. “Burn those bridges,” she said.

A lot of people agreed. But a few shared different stories: “Boils down to…

Our mothers are the greatest women in the world, but that doesn’t mean they’re always right about everything.

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I love my mother. She sacrificed her springtime of youth, happiness, dream, and everything for my family. She never complained about why she had to deal with a lot of struggles while her friends could enjoy a peaceful life and pursue whatever they wanted.

I can’t find enough words to…

Two online freelance writing communities you should join and five tips to leverage them

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Yesterday, my friend asked me how she can market her freelance business — she just started this journey two months ago. I told her, “one of the most effective ways to do that is joining an online community for writers. Then, share what you know and learn from them.”


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