Samar Owais

Samar is a freelance writer, blogger and social media enthusiast. She offers rock-solid tips for freelance writing success on her blog The Writing Base or SamarOwais.com and can be found on Twitter talking about writing, freelancing, productivity (or lack thereof) and travelling at odd hours of the day.

Latest posts

10 Job Roles Freelancers Take Up (And How To Manage Them)

Freelancers aren’t just creative individuals who work on whatever vocation they’ve decided to focus on. They’re not just…

7 Ways To Keep Your Online Audience Reading

Here’s the thing: Everyone can write but not everyone is a writer. No matter what kind of freelancer/solopreneur…

Awesome Christmas Gifts For The Geek Fashionista in Your Life

With the holiday season and Christmas coming up, we thought it would be cool to celebrate the geek…

7 Ways Freelancing Is Similar To A Corporate Job

When you ask a freelancer why he or she started freelancing, you’ll get answers like ‘I wanted to…

5 Popular Writing Advice You Should Ignore

Whether writing is your business or you need to write for your business, the bottom line is the…

4 Popular Social Networking Advice You Should Ignore

Freelancers swear by social networking. They’ll be the first to tell you how their freelance business has benefitted…

Popular (but bad) Freelancing Advice You Should Ignore

No matter what your freelance niche is, there’s tons of advice out there that’s considered gospel. Just as…

5 Popular Blogging Advice You Should Ignore

Every blogger I’ve known (including myself) has googled ‘How to grow a blog’ one time or another. Soon…

8 Contract Clauses You Should Never Freelance Without

Quick question: Did you have a freelance contract when you first began freelancing? Yeah, me neither. Well, you…

9 Things You Should Know About Freelancing Full-time

For most of us, freelancing full time seems like a dream come true. We get to be our…

Tips And Tricks For Writing Fast (And Professionally!)

So what do you do when you’re pressed for time, swamped under works and you still need to…