More Posts You Might Have Missed

Have you taken a ride around the Freelance Writing Jobs blog network lately? The best way to do it is to start at the home page and see what’s going on at all our blogs, not just this one. We have business tips, article writing tips, job hunting tips, blogging tips and more. Here are […]

Redefining Your Blogging Goals

The past year was an interesting one for me. After taking six years to build up a successful freelance writing career, I decided to take a full time job for an online company. I took the job for several reasons: I was able to work at home I would be doing what I love I […]

Are you too distracted at work?

If you work as a blogger / web writer, you may find yourself getting super distracted often when you come across fun stuff to see and read. It’s also easy to get distracted when networking; sure Twitter can help you score gigs, but if you’re on there all day chatting, you won’t get much real […]

Freelance Writing Opportunities for June 18 & 19, 2009

What are your daily distractions? I find I have to work in a place where I don’t have access to a fridge, the television, and neighborhood gossip. Keeping focused is one of my biggest challenges in this work from home life. Most days I can stay on task, but if the job is not so […]

Blogging & Web Writing Gigs for June 19, 2009

So in bad news I’ve seen almost zero decent anywhere gigs this week, however, if you’re lucky enough to live in the right areas, you may find a good job below. For you anywhere writers, you can also check out Deb’s latest job listings (not totally blog-web specific). Job tip o’ the day: Do you […]

On Not Judging a Social Media Gig By Its Cover

On Monday as I was trolling the job boards to drum up clients for my social media consulting business, I came upon an ad for a blogger to help with a marketing campaign. I applied and landed the gig and immediately began wondering if I was doing the right thing. The company appeared to be […]

Freelance Your Speciality… or Diversify?

I recently asked readers about their writer specialty. Do you have one? What is it? Is it special enough? With all the competition in the freelance writing world, specialization matters a great deal towards success. But is it enough?

Let Go of Your Fear of Getting Fired

Stop being afraid you’re going to get fired. When you are freelancing, you are working for yourself. The only person who can fire you is….you. The relationship between yourself and a client is not the same one that exists between and employer and an employee. When you are dealing with a client, you are an […]

Do Your Blog Posts Gain Reader Attention?

Blog posts can be a little dry; excuse me, I meant, web writing can be a little dry overall. Blogs aren’t the only online medium to blame. One problem is that blogs and online articles have gotten so SEO friendly. Some bloggers are excellent at making their posts search friendly AND personable. However, if you’re […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for Wednesday, June 17, 2009

In case you missed the news, we have two new bloggers at the FWJ network. Lorna Doone Brewer and Simon James will begin at the Other Stuff blog to provide comic relief to writers and other freelancers. I was so impressed by the caliber of writers who applied, the decision was so difficult.  I’m also […]