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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,945
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Giving up after 11 years

I feel your pain. I've been there. I was a really successful mortgage broker and investment advisor for 10 years. Then I had my daughter and was forced to find a "stay at home" job to help pay the...
Forum: The Warrior Path 20th February 2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,057
Posted By BiancaRaven
RE: 300 Days of Blogging

I hope this doesn't sound presumptuous - but as a full-time freelance writer, I tend to write around 500 words per 30 minutes, including researching the keywords needed. In order to pay the bills, I...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 16th February 2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Looking for someone to do high-quality spinning

Hi there,

If you're still looking for someone to create high quality articles that are individually spun, I can provide the services you need. I'm able to spin any article to any depth of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th February 2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: What happened to Ewen Chia?

LOL - he's doing a speaking circuit around Australia right now. I just got an email inviting me to the event. Unfortunately, he's not coming to my city :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th August 2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,700
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: $100,000,000?! Stock Market

You obviously have a strong belief in what you're doing, but I don't know that I would call your method "value investing". There's a lot more to investing well (and profitably) than just buying low...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Are there many Australian members here!

I'm with Sheryl and Lynette - South Australia really is the best place in the best country in which to live. Why it's the middle of winter here right now and it's actually so cold it's an awful sunny...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Some questions for the writers...

I can't say I'm as experienced with working for Warriors as some other writers here, but I'm happy to throw my two cents into the ring.

The vast majority of my client base are repeat long-term...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Why do good writers market for others instead of themselves?

I've been a full-time freelance writer for more than 6 years. I love the instant pay - and let's face it, I have a mortgage to pay and a daughter to feed.

However, that doesn't mean I don't also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,053
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Who are the writers?

Crikey! That can't be right. See, mate, it's like this. I'm an Aussie and I know I haven't got an accent.

Therefore the accent's gotta be coming from you Canadians, coz I sound like a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Outsourcing Risky!

Please don't think that every non-American will be this way. I'm Australian and the majority of my clients are from the USA or the UK. This means they're outsourcing work to me as an "offshore"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,339
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: It's NOT HARD to find great writers!

I'll tell you what - I'll offer you your content written at the lowest prices available. You'll get your content keyword stuffed and you'll get your word count quota met in the fastest possible time...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th September 2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Are you a mild mannered millionaire?

This sounds interesting. I work full time from home doing precisely what I love, and I've never been happier. Millionaire? Not quite, but it's no longer a priority in my life - not now I'm living the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,882
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Writing a Book - What is Keeping You From Doing It?

The primary reason most people put off writing a book is that they're intimidated by the length of the work to be completed. I tend to write between 2-3 ebooks per week for clients and have done for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,081
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Is writing boring?

No, it's never boring. I'm eternally inquisitive anyway, so I find the research interesting. I enjoy trying to find ways to word things that make sure everyone can understand the principle behind...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,841
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Question for Women Warriors...

What I find highly amusing is the sheer number of male clients I have wanting me to write articles/ebooks/content aimed at men as though it was written by men - yet they're hiring me to write it for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,510
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: American English or British English ??

I found that if you know UK English, it's easier to adapt to the simplified American-English. I'm Australian and we learn UK English in schools, yet US English seems to be more accepted for internet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 890
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: What took you from beginner to full time?

The impending birth of my daughter was my motivation. There was just no way I could return to work as an investment banker, working 70-80 hours a week with a new born little girl. So I went full time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,352
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: How many of you warriors are full time imer's

I've been very happily full time for a little over 6 years now and I'm never going back. This is just too much fun :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,401
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Are You A Complainer? There's The Frickin' Door!

These people crop up from time to time for everyone, I'm sure. In most cases, I choose to remove these types of people from my mailing list with a polite message letting them know that my products...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Steps to write Ebook?

There's plenty of good, helpful information in this thread about creating ebooks. You don't need any software.

I personally find it less daunting if you think of it as writing 15 or 20 articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Advice on price for article writing

You're right - writers are not typists and it's not about cranking out any old junk as quickly as possible. I guess what I meant to say was that most of my clients order in batches of 10 or 20. This...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Advice on price for article writing

When I was first beginning, everyone advised me to take the lower paying gigs just to 'get going' too. It's not necessary.

Work out how much you need to earn in an hour to make it more profitable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: a cheap and good writer that you using for yourself?

I think you'll find that the very cheap writers are obviously not native-English speaking writers. Their syntax and context is often stilted and very formal or can sound strange to an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: friend needs $2000 in a week how can he do it

If you and your friend are in Australia, I would suggest paying a regular tax agent, like H&R block or something to get the 4 years back-taxes done. Once they're lodged, your friend can apply for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,473
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: My Recent PLR Experience

I love PLR products! Even though my primary income is derived from writing unique content for my clients, I try hard to provide keyword resesarched PLR packs for exactly the purposes you mentioned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,550
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: URGENT: Advice needed on raising $550 in 28 days with only $30 in bank!

I'd suggest spending $20 on an ad here in the Warrior Forum. Write a stack of articles for Warriors. They usually pay up front or very close to completion, so $550 is easy enough to do in a day or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 45,499
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: The PLR List - "138 PLR Membership Sites" and Growing!

I write unique PLR content for PLR Article Wizard, which is here:

Private Label Rights Articles from PLR Article Wizard (http://www.plr-article-wizard.com)

:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Constant Content

I sell quite a lot of articles on Constant Content each month. Yes, CC will take 35% of your sale price, but they will pay your account balance to your PayPal account promptly at the beginning of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th February 2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 14,753
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Who here is college educated?

Yep - Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Finance. And I gave up the career in investment banking to earn more as a full time writer instead :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Question for the writers on this board

I've learned that creating a balance between print and web markets not only keeps cash flow rolling into your business, but it also increases your income.

Aim at a few high paying markets, like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: How Many of You Identify Yourselves as Writers?

I'm a writer who writes the articles used by article marketers when they want quality content.

I understand that my clients could probably write their own content if they chose. Instead, they...
Forum: Copywriting 31st January 2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,949
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Wife Wanted for Copywriter

HA HA! :D That's funny. I almost spat coffee at my monitor reading this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Attenton all article writers! here's another way to market your services.

Thanks for the idea. I'll have to look into this further! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,432
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Rather make $52,000 a year or $104,000 a year? Serious Question.

I already DID take option one - I quit the option two high-paying, stressful job in order to take option one six years ago. I'm never going back. :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th January 2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,802
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Never Tell Your Friends How Much Money You're Making

I never tell anyone how much I earn - it's none of their business. Most of my friends and family used to assume I was just a struggling single mother and I let them keep thinking this. They would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,591
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Australia: The New Spiritual Home Of IM.

Cheers dude :p

But from my perspective, the warm weather and excellent beaches are the best part of living in Oz. It rocks here and I wouldn't be anywhere else for quids.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th November 2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Thinking Of Moving Family TO AUS/NZ

There is a shortage of qualified tradespeople - electricians in particular - in many cities around Australia.

If you think you can be comfortable with a winter season that is warmer than your UK...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th November 2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Any Aussies Here?

I'm in Adelaide and on Facebook if you want to catch up. Always happy to chat with other like-minded Warriors.

Login | Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/profile.php?id=1173668211)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,777
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: When's the last time you had a job?

I'm very proud to say I walked into my boss's office on the 3rd October 2003 with my resignation letter in hand and wearing a VERY large grin :D
I replaced my great full-time income as an investment...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Australian Merchant Accounts and Payment Gateway

Just a thought - if St. George don't come to the party on terms acceptable to you, try HSBC Bank. They're mostly a NSW-based bank, but there should be some availability for them in QLD for what you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Australian Merchant Accounts and Payment Gateway

Currently living in hot, dry Adelaide, but a native of the gorgeous Sunshine Coast :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Australian Merchant Accounts and Payment Gateway

In that event - call a representative at St. George Bank. Tell them what you want to do. Also tell them they need to beat NABs fees and they'll work that into their quote. They have the facilities...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Australian Merchant Accounts and Payment Gateway

I'm in Australia too and I've been running my online business for 6 years now. I only use PayPal to receive credit card payments from direct clients. I have clients predominantly in the US or UK and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd November 2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,779
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: The Law Of Attraction Works!

Fair call. I haven't noticed an insinuation of ignorance for not believing in LoA. I've seen plenty of comments from people saying they can see results after applying a positive focus to their goals....
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd November 2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,779
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: The Law Of Attraction Works!

I find it so very difficult to grasp why people are so harshly judgmental of other people's beliefs. If there are people on this forum who want to believe the tenets set out as part of the LoA, then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,512
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: $50, $100, $300, $500, $1000 In A Day, Here's how...

LOL :D Geezerology. Now that's funny. Great thread.
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th October 2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 7,172
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: What are two things that make you happy?

Two things that make me happy?

1. writing.
I love to write. I don't care what I'm writing as long as I'm at home where I'm happy and free.

2. my daughter
My 4 year old daughter is the best...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th October 2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,779
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: The Law Of Attraction Works!

Of course it works.

A few years ago I was working full time as an investment banker in a job I hated. It took me almost an hour of driving in heavy traffic to get to the office before working 10...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Experienced Writers Needed.

While I can understand the desire for Americans to hire only Americans, don't discount the native-English speaking Canadian, British or Australian writers. Many of us actively work as full time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,031
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: IM LIFESTYLE: What day of the week is it?

Ha ha! Not only do I wake up never knowing what day it is, but I'm in Australia working with all US clients, so this means I try to work to US hours.

We're 16 hours ahead of the US, so when I...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd October 2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: What is your Top 3 mindset skill to online success?

Patience, persistence and positivity

:)
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd October 2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,589
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: What time do you wake up in the morning?

I tend to stay awake until around 2am most nights/mornings because the majority of my clients are in the US and I'm in a time zone around 14/15 hours ahead of them. The only way I can often catch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Ruined By A Dishonest Marketer

This happened to me last month, but I showed them evidence that the article was solely copyrighted to me and published initially on my own EZA account. They re-instated my account within 24 hours of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Newbie needing help

Excellent thread. Very helpful - thank you everyone.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,019
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Eureka! I Have Found It! The Worst Article Ever Written!

I recently found a spun article that was originally one I'd written and submitted to a directory. The spun article made it sound like I'd been taught to speak English by Yoda. It was atrocious, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By BiancaRaven
Re: Paying Article Directories?

I'd suggest Constant Content - you're able to upload your articles and set your own prices for them that are often much higher than many comparative content mills. While some writers say that it can...
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