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5 costly lessons I learned as a beginner freelancer

  • Mary Kearl is a professional freelance writer and marketing consultant.
  • When she first began freelancing, Kearl says she made mistakes that cost her thousands in lost potential income.
  • Now, she asks for partial deposits from new clients, confirms rates and budgets upfront, and avoids unpaid tests.
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I began my freelancing career while I was still a journalism undergrad and held numerous side gigs throughout my 20s and early 30s as I climbed the ladder in social media, content, and marketing roles. Finally, at 32 I decided to leave my full-time career behind to give freelance writing and marketing consulting a try. 

Initially, my goal was simply to travel…

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