Author Profile: Jill Pertler

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Jill Pertler

Jill Pertler is a self-syndicated columnist and author of The Do-It-Yourselfer’s Guide to Self Syndication, which gives a practical, hands-on, step-by-step approach to self-syndication and outlines numerous ways that syndication can benefit freelance writers. Available online (paperback and ebook) at or through or Barnes &

In addition, Jill’s Slices of Life columns have been touching people’s hearts and tickling their funny bones since 2002. They are currently published in over 75 newspapers in the upper Midwest. You can read them on Facebook: Slices of Life

For more in-depth writing advice, visit Jill’s website: Marketing by Design and click on the Helpful how-to information at the upper right corner of the home page.

Follow Jill on Twitter: jillpertler

Articles By Jill  »

Capture a Moment in Time with a Travel Essay
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Writer's Education on 15 November 2010
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Looking to get more mileage out of your travel writing? You’re probably aware of the concept of taking your travel experience and writing about it in different formats. You can describe the scenery, the sites, the language and the people. You can write about the best hotels and restaurants. You can explore the how-to’s, the […]

Travel Writing: Syndication With a Twist
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks on 14 September 2010
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The typical freelance writing process involves coming up with an idea and then querying a magazine, ezine or other publication for a one-time working relationship. Sometimes, as you get to know an editor, you establish a rapport that leads to multiple writing assignments. As a freelancer, those are the gigs I like best – the […]

Increase Your Travel Writing Exposure and Readership with Syndication
Posted in Enhance Your Writing, Guest Blog Posts, Opportunities, Tips & Tricks on 28 July 2010
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Sometimes a story gets better the more it’s told. This is especially true if you get paid for each telling. When you write an article and sell it to multiple sources as a syndicated piece, you are seizing the opportunity to tell your story over and over to a larger audience of readers. Travel pieces […]

Freelance Writer’s Rights
Posted in Guest Blog Posts, Overcoming Obstacles, Writer's Resources on 16 July 2010
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Most writers have a certain ownership of their words. Of course we do! As professionals, we also expect others to pay us for our words. When publishers or editors purchase an article or story, they often request or require certain rights to that work. In other words, the author may not maintain complete ownership of […]



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