Make living wages as a freelance writer – how to quit writing for low wages

Deb’s fabulous post last week, WAHMs: Make Sure the End Justifies the Means, was, as Deb noted, based on a thread or two from WAHM.com’s WAHMs Who Write board. Being a WAHM myself, I’ve been to the boards in the past but quit visiting a long time ago. I just got tired of some folks […]

Summer's Here…Get Your Job Search in Gear!

Summer is finally here. I count the first day of summer as the day that school finishes, not the date on the calendar. When the weather is warm and kids are home, it may be tempting to put your search for freelance writing work on the back burner, too. There are good reasons for continuing […]

Blogging & Web Writing Gigs for June 26, 2009

Very few decent gigs today – sorry. Also, no job tip today, because I already posted a lengthy one. Read: One job listing you should not apply for. Anywhere gigs: health/eco/lifestyle writers – MA or Phd – Too low of pay unless pieces are short (as in blog post size). Ask. Freelancers Wanted Freelance Food […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for Friday, June 26, 2009

I’m just finishing up the most glorious week. I’m getting more rest, I’m having more playtime, and I’m doing the work I want on my own terms.  I think returning to the world of full time freelancing was the best decision I could make. It’s funny, I took the full time job last year in […]

Do You Ask for the Gig?

Successful salespeople know that at a certain point when they are talking to a potential customer, they need to “ask for the order.” Rather than make their presentation and let the prospect say something along the lines of, “I’ll think about it and get back to you,” they ask the prospect whether they are ready […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for June 25, 2009

We’re having lots of discussions about web content sites,  residual based income websites, and accountability at the main blog. I hope you’ll join us there. Leads…. Russian Speaking Reporter Freelance Writers Needed – Ocala FL Freelance Features Writers Greeting Card Writers Experienced Freelance Writer -Fresno Reporter/Researcher – NYC- Wall St background pref. – $500/week Ghost […]

Should You Be Working for Free?

Nothing in life is free, they say, but I beg to differ. Every day around the Internet, savvy people barter goods and services or grab a valuable report that only costs an email address. Free alive and thriving. Business is booming, folks. Free goods and services are great if you’re on the receiving end. Amass […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for June 24, 2009

Sorry I’m so late. I got so sidetracked with a post I was writing about residual sites and whether or not the end justifies the means, I didn’t get a chance to troll for leads. Here they are, better late than never. Leads… Wahm .com is Looking for Writers -Maybe you can talk about making […]

Blogging & Web Writing Gigs for June 24, 2009

A decent group of gigs today, although people might take the time to write better job ads… And on that note, your job tip’ o the day is: Location specific gigs might be suitable for telecommuters, but if you don’t ask you won’t know. I posted at least 5 gigs today that were super vague […]