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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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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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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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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15 Freelance Writing & Social Media Job Leads

Hope you’ve had a good start to the week! 🙂 Here are 15 freelance writing job leads, and even one for a social media account manager. Writing content and distributing it via social media is so interlinked these days that it can be very profitable to add social media account management to your list of services if you’re a freelance writer….

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What Is SEO Writing? A Comprehensive Overview, Including Salary, Education, Skills Needed & More

I started writing SEO content in 2007. I had to Google “What is SEO writing” to discover what it was. Now, some 10 years later, people are still Googling the term, and I still receive questions almost weekly asking what it is. How do I know this?…

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Keep Getting Rejected? Here are 12 Reasons You May Not Be Landing Freelance Writing Jobs

The following is a guest post by Nkuleko Sibanda.

A string of rejections early in your freelance writing career? Many newbies can relate. However, I think mine rivals Stephen King’s record. I’m a disgruntled newbie who has received well over 50 rejections (and counting) inside six months in my efforts to published online; never mind actually land freelance writing work….

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Freelance Writing Insight: Is Upwork a Good Place to Find High-Paying Gigs in 2017?

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington from Six Figure Writing Secrets.

If you want to be uber controversial in the freelancing world, you’ll probably need to say that you land jobs via Upwork and you’ll get all kinds of side eye and nasty remarks about it’s a platform only filled with low-paying jobs….

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How Much Should I Charge for This Blogging Job? Question from a New Freelance Writer

A quick little tidbit for you today … A couple of days ago, I received a question from an aspiring online freelance writer. I first corresponded with her a couple of weeks ago when she asked about transitioning from a full-time job to freelancing full-time.

She was interested in the SEO writing ebook. So obviously, she’s been busy taking action. Yoohoo!…

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SEO Writing Rates: How to Determine What to Charge as an Online Writer

In preparation for Freelance Writer’s Technology Month, I spent a solid week doing research into how to really make money online. It was eye opening on several levels. One of the areas I read about in great deal was content development. Of course, this covered article marketing. What I found surprised me to a certain degree….

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Jumpstart Your Freelance Writing Career: An Almost Fail-Proof, Get-Started Offer

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington.

Publisher Note: Laura and I have partnered to offer you our respective online writing courses as a “Jumpstart Your Freelance Writing Career” package. Here she details how she started a six-figure freelance writing career — in less than 18 months — and why we decided to join forces….

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