In the end, did he pay you for the design or (since he prefered using a free one) not?
And what is "graphic wizardry" anyway?!
I was paid half upfront, and the client kept the other half and still used my design. However, it was a deal for the creation of three websites, so I wasn't going to argue. Plus, I was sick of communicating with the guy.
Staying away from "fluff" is also extremely important. Too many new bloggers (and even some old ones) think that they have to produce long posts (600+ words) to compete, and often end up burying their message. If you can write meaningful 200 word posts, then go for it!
Hey Brandon, thanks for those awesome tips! I'm trying to read up on this kind of stuff now to improve my blog writing skills! These have definetely helped me.
"for the love of god, proof read" - Haha
This is so true. A lot of newbie bloggers (i'm one too), do this, and end up with horrible posts!
Thanks. Due to such people I have become smarter today!
Do not use inappropriate Capitals. I'm not a writer, but have ordered articles and then have to go through and change them!
I agree with all of these. These are mainly for freelance writers right?