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Know What You're Worth: How to Maximize Your Freelance Paycheck One writer explains the opportunities and challenges of working as a freelancer.

By Ximena N. Larkin Edited by Dan Bova

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When Emma Sarran Webster first started writing, digital journalism and editorial was a supplemental aspect to print. Now, just a few years later, digital media is more popular than ever, and writers like Webster have had to learn how to adapt -- not just their tone in the pieces they write, but in how they market to their audience. Tools like Instagram or Twitter are massively important for building a brand now, and a good writer should know how to use these tools to understand what their audience needs.

Webster explains how she made the jump from focusing on print to digital and how others can do the same. She also explains why a freelance writer needs to know how much they are worth -- and why. If you can explain your value to a company, that company is much more likely to give you the sort of respect (and check) you feel you deserve.

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Ximena N. Larkin

Founder of C1 Revolution

Ximena N. Beltran Quan Kiu, is a digital strategist who specializes in using social media for public relations campaigns to create offline engagement. Based in Chicago, she is the founder of C1 Revolution and has worked on public relations, social media and marketing campaigns for companies. 

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