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Easy Tricks for Spotting Freelance Job Scams

Easy Tricks for Spotting Freelance Job Scams

Protect your identity and integrity by avoiding fraudulent freelance job offers. Because freelance job listings characteristically involve short-term telecommute work, they’re easier to fake than full-time, salaried job postings. If you’re a freelancer looking for a new project, get familiar with these easy tricks for spotting freelance job scams: Take a Step Back from Start-ups Start-up businesses should not be universally painted with the job-scam brush; however, it’s important to understand that con artists exploit the entrepreneurial spirit of start-up businesses to weave their web of deceit. Beware of freelance job listings from newly established businesses that promise income from [Read more…]

17 Places Where Freelance Writers Can Find Magazine Markets

17 Places Where Freelance Writers Can Find Magazine Markets

Are you a freelance writer looking to break into the print market or an experienced writer looking for new places to pitch a story idea? We've compiled a list of places online where writers can find magazine markets online.

How to Break into the Greeting Card Market

How to Break into the Greeting Card Market

According to the U.S. Greeting Card Association, we love sending special messages to our nearest and dearest. About 1.6 billion Christmas cards...

6 Resume Tips for Freelancers

6 Resume Tips for Freelancers

It may seem a bit strange that a freelancer, who is running a business, is preparing a resume to present him or herself to a client, much like someone who is applying for a job would do.

How to Write a Freelance Writer Resume

How to Write a Freelance Writer Resume

Preparing a freelance writer resume is something that independent contractors can struggle with.

How to Turn Down or Leave a Freelance Writing Gig Tactfully

How to Turn Down or Leave a Freelance Writing Gig Tactfully

At the start of your freelance writing career or during times when work is a bit hard to come by...

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