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A Freelance Writer’s Life Abroad: Inside Peek at My Life as an American Living in Negril, Jamaica for a Year, Part XXXI

Eating and drinking on less than $10/day while vacationing and/or living in Jamaica? So possible … if you know a few tricks of the trade. And FYI, these tips can be applied to any destination you may travel to. How do I know? Read on….

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Affiliate Marketing Insight for Newbies: How I Earned $766.40 in 9 Days

I’m a freelance (SEO) writer. One of the ways I diversify my income is via affiliate marketing.  Why? Because blogging is just writing – and as I know how to write search engine-optimized content, it’s a way to make money online seamlessly, which my recent earnings prove….

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11 Habits of Successful Freelance Writers: How Many of These Do You Have?

I’ve been in publishing since 1987, have been a freelancer since 1993 and ran an editorial staffing agency in New York City from 1996 through 2004. Over the years, I’ve noticed that successful freelancers — those who make a full-time living freelancing — tend to have the following things in common….

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How to Increase Your Earnings as a Freelance Writer: 6 Ways You Probably Never Thought Of

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’ve been a freelance writer since 1993. I’ve worked on both sides of the hiring desk– as an employer who hires freelancers (I owned an editorial staffing agency in New York for almost a decade (1996-2004)), and as a freelancer for hire, of course….

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Freelance Writers: How to Stop Freelancers You Outsource to From Stealing Your Clients

This is the second post in a series of posts which was inspired by a question sent in by a freelance SEO writer about outsourcing. She’d gotten very busy and needed to hire some help. This second question she asked pertained to how to stop freelancers you hire from stealing your clients. That’s what this post addresses….

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Freelance Writing Jobs for the Week of February 12, 2018

Here’s this week’s list of freelance writing job leads. One thing that stood out — there are quite a few companies looking for FT, remote writers; FT as in — comes with benefits! Doesn’t get much sweeter than that, so if you’re ready to apply, click on through….

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Self-Publishing Romance: How Much You Can Earn (Real-Time Sales Figures)

In Inkwell Editorial’s course on how to make money self-publishing romance novels, one of the things I preach ad nauseam is that sales in this niche are made by continuous output. It’s not a get-rich-quick scheme (cuz writing is hard work!), but doing the following is practically a fail-proof way to make a good living writing romance. …

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How to Get 1 Million Pageviews on Your Blog: 10 Things Mega-Successful Bloggers Do

To get 1 million pageviews on your blog may seem impossible, especially if you’re just starting out. How do you do it? What steps do you take first? That’s what this post discusses; detailing 10 things you can start doing — today — to grow your blog to the magic 1,000,000 pageviews mark….

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for the Week of February 5, 2018

Here are some freelance writing jobs leads for this week. Many of them want ongoing content, and there are many different types of content needed — from educational, to entertainment, to romance, to digital. So click on thru and get ready to start applying….

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73 Good-Paying, Online Work-from-Home Businesses You Can Start Today

Making a living working from home is relatively easy these days. Yes, I said easy. Why? Because there are so many opportunities that have been ushered in by the digital age, that your work doesn’t have to come from a large, international company….

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Freelance SEO Writing: Insight into How to Start This Career While Working a Full-time Job

How to start a freelance writing career while working a full-time job?” I would rank this question, or some variety of it, in the Top 5 I receive about freelancing. This post discusses this in detail. After reading it, you’ll know exactly what to do to get started….

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Affiliate Marketing Advice for Newbies: How to Get Higher Email Open Rates [Tutorial]

Ohhhh boy, the things you learn when you get serious about affiliate marketing. More experienced marketers will already know this but if you’re a newbie, you might not even know it exists or how to do it. If you want to get higher email open rates, doing this one little thing — which can take less than a minute — will do the trick….

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