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by Bhumika Ghimire
April 29, 2007
Writing columns and getting syndicated can be a great career moment for freelance writers. With this you can expect a steady pay and also increased name recognition.But before I get deep into benefits of getting syndicated, lets talk about what syndication means and how it works.
Syndication means that you column will run in more than one national or local newspaper or magazine. For example: you write a column on fashion which will be carried by newspapers in your home town as well as others across the nation. Which publication carries them depends on your contract. Usually an agent shops around and gets you a syndication deal. Your pay also depends on the terms in the contract, you can either be paid a certain percentage based on circulation or have a fixed amount. About the frequency of publication, some get it weekly and some have it daily. Though it is very rare to get a daily space.
So now that you know how syndication works, lets talk about how to get syndicated.
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