At Freelance Writing Jobs we strive to provide you with the best information possible about starting your freelance writing career. With so many posts offering tips and advice, it can be hard to find useful information that’s not on the front page of this blog. Since we receive a lot of email asking for tips on getting started as a freelance writer, how to set rates and more, I thought it was time for a static “Frequently Asked Questions” page. If you’re starting out as a writer, or just want a refresher course, use this handy list as a one [Read more…]
We’re sharing cooking and food markets for you at Freelance Writing Jobs today. I researched each market to the best of my ability and as of February 2010, these are accurate and current. If I found a link to current guidelines, I included them. Otherwise, I listed contact information so you could request current submission guidelines from the market. I only posted a market if it was indicated that they’re accepting freelance submissions at this time. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with back copies of the various markets and read all guidelines thoroughly to be sure you’re a good [Read more…]
Well, we made it through another week. I hope yours was both profitable and productive. I want to thank all who applied for the blogger gig. I have over 200 applicants to go through thus far and it looks to be a very difficult decision. In addition to a new blogger hired from the advertised gig, Freelance Writing Jobs is thrilled to welcome Carson Brackney to our blogging team. Carson and I go way back, we both started our writing blogs around the same time and both our blogs made the very first list of the Top 10 Blogs for [Read more…]
Wish Factory Inc. is an emerging company in the interactive greetings market. We are making premium e-greeting cards that are fresh, interactive and fun. See our current catalog here: http://www.wishfactory.com (you may need to login to Facebook). We are launching a brand new class of greeting cards that are highly interactive and we’re looking for writers that can come up with original ideas. We’re paying between $25-50 per each idea accepted, with a potential for a share from our revenue. To apply, please send samples of relevant work you have created to [email protected] If relevant, we’ll contact you and share more information.
Is it your goal for 2010 to find new markets for your writing? The good news is there are so many publications and places to choose from. The challenge is knowing where to look. If you want to fit some extra querying into your strategy for the new year, consider these tips for finding new markets. 1. Check out the waiting rooms: Waiting rooms provide a bonanza of information for market-seekers. Many businesses subscribe to a variety of titles to keep their clients and patrons entertained while waiting. Staff members also recycle by bringing in magazines from home. Sort through [Read more…]