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How to Land High-Paying Freelance Writing Jobs Using Job Boards: 7 Tips

I remember when I first started freelancing online heavily – around 2000 or 2001. Most of my writing gigs before then had come from my network via the legal publishing firm I worked for in New York for a decade. But in and around 2000, 2001, I started to hunt for gigs online regularly….

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Affiliate Marketing Advice for Newbies: 3 Money-Making Ideas for Your First Blog Post

As you may know if you’re a regular reader of this blog, one of the ways I’ve put my writing skills to use to make money online as a freelancer is by doing affiliate marketing.  I belong to a couple of Facebook groups to get answers to the never-ending questions that surface as an affiliate marketer….

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18 Freelance Writing Job Leads for August 7, 2017

Just an observation about this week’s listings — I’m seeing more gigs that pay by the word. Many freelance writing jobs — especially online writing jobs — tend to pay by the project/piece/post. You can earn more or less when gigs pay by the word, so be sure to do your calculations to make sure that the pay rate works for you….

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How to Become a Freelance SEO Writer: Free Ecourse

I just finished something I should have done a long time ago. What is it? Create a free course on how to become a freelance SEO writer. It’s finally ready for enrollment, but before we get to the particulars, let me back up a bit….

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6 Home-Based, Easy-to-Start Freelance Careers That Can Replace Minimum-Wage Jobs

Yesterday, I responded to a Facebook post by a friend on my personal page. It was about the proliferation of tip jars, ie, you see them everywhere and for everything it seems. The conversation evolved from there to being paid a living wage. One friend chimed in with:…

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for July 24, 2017

I remain astounded by just how much freelance writing work here is out there — and in so many niches. Clients need everything from product reviews, to social media content, to ongoing post for their blogs. And I’m seeing many more full-time, remote positions– with benefits. Good luck applying! …

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Want to Create and Sell Online Courses? 4 Tips for Making Money before You Write a Word

One way I use my skills as a freelance writer to earn more is to create and sell online courses. Two of the main reasons are: (i) I can reach more students; and (ii) it can be very lucrative. How lucrative? In the last 17 days, I’ve grossed almost $3,000 in ecourse sales from Inkwell Editorial’s school on Teachable….

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How to Write SEO Content — The RIGHT Way (ie, Using Google Guidelines)

Learning how to write SEO content — the right way — has evolved since this post was first written in 2011. The good thing is, the foundational basics haven’t changed all that much, as these 23 SEO writing guidelines Google published highlights….

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Hubstaff Talent: A Free Way to Find Freelance Writing Jobs Online

The outlets for freelancer writers (and other freelance professionals) to find gigs these days seem to be growing every day. Hubstaff Talent is one of them. It makes sense when you consider that, thanks to technology, the ability to work remotely is becoming (if not already is) somewhat of a norm….

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for July 10, 2017

Just a word about this week’s listings … you may have noticed if you’ve been searching online for writing gigs how there seem to be fewer of them available. If case you’re new to freelance writing, this is nothing to worry about. Editorial is a cyclical industry, and summer is traditionally one of the slowest times. ALTHOUGH … …

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SEO Copywriting: How One Freelancer Earned $20,000 in One Month

Many of the most frequent questions I get about SEO copywriting from aspiring freelancers go something like, “Is SEO writing still viable? Can I make a living at it? Is it too late to make money writing SEO articles? Is the SEO copywriting niche too saturated?” Well boy do I have a doozy of a story for you today that answers this question definitively….

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Ebook Theft: 12 Things You Can Do to Stop Someone from Copying and Selling Your Ebook

I’ve been writing and selling ebooks online since 2002. To date, I’ve written almost 100 (fiction and non-fiction). Since I first started, self-publishing has become a lot more popular, especially with outlets like Amazon, and a ton of others that keep cropping up, making it so easy. Hence, ebook theft is a constant concern for writers….

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