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Make Money Writing for Yourself and/or for Others: Here’s How & Why I Do It “All”

Welcome to our “Mission” page. Whether you arrived here because you subscribed to our newsletter, from a general web search on freelance writing, or from a link on another blog, I’m glad you’re here. If you’re interested in how to make money writing, you’ve landed in the right place. Why? Well, let me tell you a little story ……

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16 Smoking Hot, Really Good Freelance Writing Job Leads

Every time I go on the hunt for job listings to post here, I have to say, I’m simply amazed at how much work there is out there. A couple of things stood out to me as I put together this list: (i) the number of companies looking for full-time writers to work offsite – and they offer full compensation packages (eg, vacation, dental, medical, etc); and (ii) how salaries for freelancers are continuing to rise….

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Who Should NOT Become a Freelance Writer: Does This Ring True for You?

A couple of days ago, I received an email from a gentleman inquiring about Inkwell Editorial’s SEO writing ecourse. I advised him against taking it. The reason I decided to do a post about this because I think a lot of people may have the same questions/concerns he did, and I wanted to provide a bit more insight than I did in my answer to him. He wrote:…

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Freelance Writers: How to Stay Healthy, Fit & Physically Active

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington.

Working as a freelance writer has a lot of different advantages and benefits for you depending on how you structure your business but it also has some potential downsides if you don’t remember to stay active and get up and move every so often….

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18 Affiliate Marketers Reveal How Long It Took to Get Their First Sale & How They Did It

This past December, I took an affiliate marketing course. Even though I’ve been doing affiliate marketing since 2008, I took it because I was astounded that the developer/teacher was still in her 20s and had managed to start a blog that earns over $100,000 — per MONTH — consistently. Yeah, you read that right; it’s not a typo….

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Getting Your First Freelance Writing Job: 5 Things That Can Help You Land It Quicker

In a recent post, 10 freelance writers discussed how they landed their first gig. In that post, I promised to divulge how I got mine, which I’ll do here, as well as outline five things that stood out to me about the freelancers in the previous post….

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Why 95% of Affiliate Marketers Fail & How to Be Part of the 5% Who Don’t

Affiliate marketing is touted as a low-cost/now-cost, easy-to-start online business where you can earn thousands of dollars. And it’s true. This is possible. But when you ask, “How many people actually succeed at it?”, you’ll find that it’s actually very few….

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10 Freelance Writers Reveal How They Landed Their First Gig & What They Learned from It

One of the most frequently asked questions I get about freelance writing is “How do I get started?” In this post, we’ll see how 10 successful freelancers landed their first gigs, which will give you a some great ideas for how to go about landing your first few clients….

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Create an Online Course: How to Brainstorm, Develop & Successfully Launch Your First One

I once read that information was the best-selling product ever — online or off. I don’t know if that’s true, but I do know this, “how to” articles, books, video courses, etc., continue to dominate search engine results. And, that’s because information drives decision-making. …

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3 Reasons Online Writers & Bloggers Need to Know How to Do Keyword Research

I’m coming into the home stretch of finishing up my how to make money writing, developing and selling your own ecourse(s) course. Right now, I’m at the point where I’m talking about how to determine if your ecourse will be profitable. One way to do this is to conduct keyword research….

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Land Freelance Magazine Writing Gigs with Airlines: 8 In-Flight Mags that Pay & Where to Find Lots More

A while ago, I did a post entitled, Get Paid to Write Fun Stuff: 33 “Lifestyle” Outlets that Pay Freelance Writers. In that post – which included a lot of travel-related gigs – I promised to do a post specifically listing airline magazine writing gigs….

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Technical Freelance Writing Job: $20,000 to Write Training Manuals

Imagine landing a gig like this! They’re out there — believe me. Proof? Following is an email I received in my inbox a few days ago with just such an offer….

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