Archives for April 2014

Hybrid Freelancing: Why It’s One of the Easiest Ways to Ensure Your Freelance Business Success

If you’re a self-published author, you hear the word “hybrid” being thrown around a lot these days. As a freelance writer and a self-published author, this got me to thinking — this is a good approach for independents to take to their career in general. Why? …

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Freelance Writing Jobs for the Week of 4/28/2014

Freelance Writer: Defy Media is seeking two writers to contribute daily to a growing pop culture entertainment site on an open-ended freelance basis to start immediately. We are seeking one candidate who will contribute Monday through Friday, and a second who will be responsible for posting on weekends.  Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this freelance writing job….

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17 Romance Writing Tips for Self-Published Authors

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I am all about showing you ways to earn money in many ways as a writer. This means not just focusing on getting freelance writing work from clients, but self-publishing your own content as well — whether it’s a book or an ecourse.

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Self-Publishing Insights: Is It Best to Sell Your Ebooks from Your Own Site/Blog or via Biggies Like Amazon?

Today’s post was inspired by a question I received from a Twitter follower earlier this month. She DM’d me, asking about selling ebooks on e-Junkie, ie was it worth it?

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Freelance Writing Jobs for the Week of 4/21/2014

Freelance Editor: McMURRY/TMG is seeking a seasoned editor with a strong consumer print background, a great sense of style and superb packaging skills, experience covering financial and lifestyle topics, and strong client-management skills to manage a quarterly magazine in a freelance capacity. Pay: Not listed. Get full details on this editing job….

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Last-Minute Tax Tips for Freelance Writers

Yesterday, I spent the day doing my taxes. Uggghhhhh! There really should be some kind of law against taxes. Numbers, numbers, for days. I’m a right-brain person – creative, artistic, etc. Numbers are NOT my thing. Anyhoo, I digress….

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Freelance Writing Jobs for the Week of 4/14/2014

Happy Passover to all my Jewish readers, friends, followers and subscribers!

One observation as I went through this week’s job listings … freelance writing rates continue to rise! So cool. Note: Some of these jobs, although freelance, may be location specific. In those cases, the location is listed. Now, to today’s listings ……

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Finding Freelance Writing Gigs: Are You REALLY Doing Everything You Can?

This morning, I woke up to find the following email in my inbox. And to be honest, it kinda pissed me off. Why? Because I give away so much free information it’s ridiculous. I’ve had other freelancers and friends alike tell me so. Here’s one particularly glowing testimonial I like, taken from Alexa.com….

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Freelance Writing Jobs for the Week of 4/7/2014

Note: Some of these jobs, although freelance, may be location specific. In those cases, the location is listed….

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Quick Tip for Freelance Writing Success

Note: Since June of last year (2013), I’ve been dispensing marketing tips weekly to help freelance writers start and/or grow their business. That’s 41 to date and I’ve had a ton of fun doing it. With that being said, this will be the last one. Why?…

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Freelance Writers: Why You Should Never Submit a Resume When Applying for Writing Gigs

Why? Why should you never submit a resume when applying for freelance writing gigs?

Simple – you need to make the mind shift in order to succeed. To explain, many freelancers continue to conduct their professional life like employees when they start freelancing. But when you freelance, you’re a business owner. …

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Freelance Writers: How to Get Over Your “I’m Not Good Enough” Doubts

The following is a guest post by Francesca Nicasio

“What if I’m not good enough?”

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