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You’re a Nobody if You Have No Social Proof

The costly mistake made by new freelancers.

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In August of 2020, I launched my freelance writing business with a cold pitching campaign. I sent around 378 pitches to potential clients. But only got like 12 replies. And out of those 12, five had been interested in my services. I almost got a deal with one of them. But things went sideways.




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