How to find ‘corporate’ freelance writing gigs

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But when it comes to landing ‘corporate’ (business or non-profit) writing gigs, it’s a whole other matter… Why is it that many of us find sales and marketing difficult to do? Many freelance writers, even those that work for the corporate market, don’t understand that they are in business and fail to apply basic marketing principles to their business. I have five arrows in my marketing quiver. Advertise and promote. Why not advertise ?

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Market Your Book with a Movie Trailer

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And while actually placing an ad in a movie theater is very expensive, even a low-budget "movie trailer" on your website can increase your sales dramatically. Novelist Jeff Rivera didnt want to spend that much, so he did some research into what his target market watched, listened to, and talked about, then wrote a half-page script and put an ad on Craigslist for a Flash animator and another ad on Latino message boards to find an appropriate soundtrack.