Freelance Writing Jobs You’re Not Feeling: 3 Tips for Getting Through the Clunkers

Boredom

Five or six years ago, I wrote a bunch of articles for a construction website. I probably don’t need to tell you I know nothing about the construction. The client paid well and they gave me plenty of material for research, but the work was dull, dull, dull. I perservered though it was one of the most boring freelance writing jobs I took on, ever. Many freelance writers are at a point in their career when they can pick and choose projects. However, plenty can’t afford to be so choosy. This post is for them. What happens when you’re not [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 11, 2010

So as of Wednesday evening, we’ve been socked with a foot of snow and another five to ten inches expected over night. Part of me is thankful I have a job that enables me to stay inside during such weather, and part of me wishes I could take a snow day too. Freelance Writing Jobs Community News Did you know we post community news to our weekly newsletter? If you received and award or accolade, published a book, launched a product or any other good news to share, send it to us at wegetletters(at)gmail.com for inclusion in the weekly newsletter. [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 4, 2010

What is everyone working on? To be honest, I’m not writing too many client freelance writing jobs lately. This blog and a few personal projects take up the bulk of my time, but I did stumble on some of my old clips from ten years ago which I’m going to rework with a more current slant and pitch to markets. Mostly though, I’m just doing my thing here. Your Daily Lists I’m pleasantly surprised by the wonderful comments and suggestions being put forth on our survey. If you haven’t yet filled out the Freelance Writing Jobs Network community survey, may [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 18, 2010

It’s a holiday here in the States, a day we honor civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For many in our country, it’s a day to give back and perform community service. For others, it’s a day of reflection. Whether you’re working,relaxing, giving it back or paying it forward, I hope today is everything you wish for it to be. Your Daily Lists Hope you enjoy today’s goodies. New around the Freelance Writing Jobs Network: How Freelance Writing Bloggers Are Profiting from the Content Sites They Decry How I Landed My First Freelance Writing Jobs Without Clips Positivity [Read more…]

A Few Saturday Morning Freelance Writing Jobs

Good morning folks, not a huge update today, but it’s going to be in the ’80’s and as much as I love you all, I can think of better things to do with my time than trolling for leads. I hope you’re taking some time for you as well! How do you like our tweaks? Lara Kulpa, FWJ’s resident techie is working to make this a more user friendly experience. (Thanks, Lara) This blog is the first in the network to be tweaked, so let us know your thoughts. The front page navigation should be a lot more user friendly [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for Saturday, April 18, 2009

I’d like to apologize for including a few clunkers in yesterday’s list. Freelance Writing Jobs has a policy never to post jobs under $10, jobs from term paper mills and other insulting gigs. In my haste to get leads posted, a couple slipped through the cracks. So sorry. I was doing a search for “freelance writing jobs” this morning on Twitter. I find Twitter searches are a great way to meet like-minded people and mingle with members of the community. As a result, many of you might find me following, so I can keep connected. If you’d like to follow [Read more…]

Wednesday Creativity Break: Caption This

by Deborah Ng

Should You Blog for Youself or Someone Else?

Lately I’ve been reading a lot about how it’s more profitable to blog for yourself rather than to accept a low paying blogging opportunity that will take up most of your time. While I’m proof that there are high paying blogging gigs to be had, I also know you can earn a decent living by creating your own blog and keeping all the profits. If you’re confused about whether or not you should blog for someone else, or how to get started with your own blog, maybe today we can answer your questions. Chris Garrett and David Peralty are my [Read more…]

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