eBooks in PDF Format: A Quick & Easy Way to Sell Your Writing

When we think about eBooks, we generally think Kindle, Nook or iPad formatting, which have their own specifications about how the pages and images are laid out. Converting a standard Word document into one of these formats requires properly formatting your Word document first or using a service that handles the formatting and conversion for […]

How Can a Freelancer Build a Web Content Client Base?

You’re not alone. I know that because I get emails asking, “How in the hell can I get decent clients?” on a regular basis. I know that because I see folks quizzing discussion board participants with variations of the same question.

How Writers Measure Success

It used to be writers had a pretty standard measurement of success – get published. Then the standards rose and it became – get published and be able to make a living. One FWJ reader’s comment made me stop and think about where the standards are now. I recently wrote on whether having a niche […]

Niche or No?

There is one big question freelance writers must tackle regardless of their experience or career length: niche or no? Newbie writers will read article upon article and blog upon blog touting the importance of finding a niche, picking a niche, taking a niche out on a date…Veterans will find themselves bombarded with articles and posts […]

How to Be a Paid Writer – Lesson 2

In the first lesson of the How to Be a Paid Writer series, you learned why it’s essential that you take the time to polish your writing skills before you venture into the world of paid writing.  In lesson 2, you’ll learn how to set realistic expectations for your freelance writing business and earnings. First, […]

How to Be a Paid Writer – Lesson 1

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Today is Lesson 1 in a new series here on Freelance Writing Jobs that will teach you How to Be a Paid Writer.  If you’re just getting started in the world of writing to earn a living, then this series is for you! Lesson 1 – Learn How to Write It might seem obvious, but […]