Improving Your Global Image
by Huw Francis

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As a freelance writer, first impressions count, and an overseas writer faces concerns the domestic writer never need consider. Potential clients worry about who you are, your language ability, the fact that you are abroad, and problems of unreliable (and expensive) foreign mail services, faxes, and telephone calls. Fortunately there are a number of ways you can alleviate these worries! Use the following ten suggestions to improve your image and streamline communications with editors around the world.

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Copyright © 1999 Huw Francis
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After working for eight years in the UK and Hong Kong as an engineer, communications consultant and business manager, Huw Francis (and family) moved to Ankara, Turkey, where he became a freelance writer and consultant. Francis has been published in a variety of international magazines and newspapers (in six countries). He is the author of Live and Work Abroad - A Guide For Modern Nomads and Live and Work in Turkey. Francis now lives in Wales.

 

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