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Landing Freelance Online Writing Gigs: What to Do & What NOT to Do When Applying for Jobs

I’ve been a freelance writer since 1993. I also owned an editorial staffing agency in New York City for 8 years (1996-2004). I’ve applied for hundreds of online writing jobs, and have recruited for quite a few as well. …

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Self-Published Authors: How to Sell More Books During the Holidays — 3 Tips

I’ve been writing, self-publishing and selling ebooks online since 2002. I can’t believe it’s been that long! As of this update, I’ve written almost 100 — fiction and non-fiction. …

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Freelance Writers: 7 Things You Can Do During Slow Times to Increase Your Earnings

If you’re new to the editorial profession (eg, freelance writing), you may not be aware that it is a seasonal profession. The pattern usually evolves as follows….

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How to Make Money Online Flipping Blogs: Interview with a Six-Figure Blog Flipper

I first got interested in the concept of selling one of my blogs years ago when Deb Neg, the founder of FreelanceWritingGigs.com, sold hers to SplashpressMedia in 2010. Deb never did reveal how much she sold her blog for. But, what she did say was it was for more than “a few thousand dollars;” and was a decent piece of change after taxes that allowed her to get a cushion in the bank….

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71 Freelance Writing Job Leads for June 5, 2017

Please note, the first job has a time-sensitive deadline (hint — it’s today!). And, they need hundreds of articles, so they’re seeking numerous writers. FYI, this is a good source for freelance job leads, so if you haven’t signed up with them, you might want to consider it….

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Want to Sell Your Freelance Business? Here’s What You Should Be Doing NOW to Get the Most Money For It

What prompted this post was a question I received from a fellow freelance writer recently. She wasn’t ready to sell her blog, but a colleague had gotten an offer, and she was thinking about what if some day she was. She wrote:…

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Affiliate Marketing Advice: Why I’ve Told 3 People in the Last 2 Weeks NOT to Buy from Me

One of the reasons I think affiliate marketing gets such a bad rap is that there are a lot of unscrupulous players in the game. Half the battle of being successful in making money online like this is finding out who to trust – especially when you first start out. I discovered this first-hand when I started my affiliate marketing site….

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Should SEO Writers Specialize, or Is Being a Generalist Better?

Night before last, I received the following email from someone interested in the SEO Writing / Upwork Course e-class. Sometimes, when you’ve been doing something for so long, you assume that some things are automatically known by everyone. That’s why I thought this was a very good question that those unfamiliar with writing SEO content might not know….

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55 Freelance Writing Job Leads for May 29, 2017

Here are some job leads for you to go through this Memorial Day (U.S. holiday). There are a treasure trove of various freelance writing opportunities – everything from ebook writing, to simple web article and blog post writing, to writing a full-fledged book for a publisher….

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3 Ways to Start/Grow a Successful Online Business On Holiday Weekends

Americans have a long holiday weekend coming up; this coming Monday, May 29th, is Memorial Day. As a freelance writer, self-publisher, internet marketer and ecourse developer, I have a love/hate relationship with holidays….

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Why I Deleted Almost Half of My Email List Subscribers & You Probably Should Too

I don’t care if you’re an affiliate marketer, a freelance writer, an e-course developer or a self-published author — if you do business online, one of the first things you learn pretty quickly is, “The money is in the list.” As in, your email list. Ostensibly, the more email subscribers you have, the more money you should earn….

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for May 22, 2017

Following are 20 freelance writing jobs leads to start off this week. Many of them want on-going content, a running theme I find in a lot of freelance job listings these days. FYI, when I select jobs, I try to select those that have this component because it cuts down on the amount of marketing you have to do….

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