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When I was doing freelance writing for several years, this was the question I got asked so many times: Can you survive as a freelancer? I guess it was the more polite version of these other questions: Can you put food on the table through freelance writing? Can you pay your bills as a freelance writer? Can you still travel or even support your habit of eating out with a freelance writer’s paycheck? I always had the same answer: Yes, yes, yes. And I would follow it up with variations of this piece of advice: Just make sure you hustle. Being

[vc_row row_content_width="grid" css=".vc_custom_1488088236022{padding-bottom: 35px !important;}"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-offset-2 vc_col-lg-8"][vc_column_text]Have you noticed that these days, a lot of people are trying to make "viral videos"? One of the reasons is that video marketing is slowly becoming the king of content formats in 2017. Video is an important aspect in a marketing plan. Through video, brands can communicate with consumers, catch their attention and eventually turn them into buyers. Why is video an effective storytelling format? The reason is that the human brain processes visual information 60,000 times faster than a written sentence. This means that a one-minute video can be considered equivalent to about