Freelance Writing Jobs for February 1, 2010

It’s a true clean slate Monday – a new week and a new month. What will you do to make a positive start? Your daily lists Enjoy today’s lists. I think there’s some good stuff here, hope you think so too! New around the Freelance Writing Jobs network Setting a Freelance Writing Rate Equal to the Task Freelance Writing Jobs Presents 19 Parenting Markets Freelance Writers: Are You Just Going Through the Motions? Recommended reading from around the blogosphere Practical Social Media Measurement: Leads, Conversions, Sales How to Write a Viral Blog Post at Daily Blog Tips Weaving with Words: [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs Presents: 11 Environmental Writing Markets

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Treehuggers, today is your day. I’ve researched some environmental and nature writing markets for those of you who rock the green freelance writing jobs. If there are online guidelines, I posted the links. If I can’t find online guidelines, I included contact information so you can contact the market directly for updated guidelines. As with all other markets posted recently, don’t forget to read several past issues in order to familiarize yourself with each publication and follow all instructions for submission. These environmental writing markets are current as of February 2010. American Forest -  Pays $250 – $1000. 75% written. [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 28, 2010

Hope you’re all well. I’ve been spending my days researching markets to bring here. Have you been looking at the various markets listed lately at the Freelance Writing Jobs homepage and HQ? Let us know if any of them worked out for you. Your Daily Lists Pour a cup of coffee and sit back, lots to do, read and explore… New around the Freelance Writing Jobs network Why Routines are Important for Freelance Writers How Freelance Writing is Like… 40 More Freelance Writing Markets Paying $100 or More Are You Waiting for Your Dream Job to Come? Recommended reading from [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 27, 2009

Have you all been enjoying the markets on the Freelance Writing Jobs homepage? If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, may I recommend you do so? We’ve featured poetry markets, greeting card markets and more – plus a slew of markets yet to come. Your daily lists What’s in store for you today? Let’s check our daily lists: New around the FWJ network 75 “Write for Us” Pages Her Website Cited the Site as the “Best Sight in the City” Awesome Low Tech Design From the Files of Deb Ng – In Search of a Totally Organic [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 26, 2010

If you’ve been enjoying all the different markets we’re posting on the Freelance Writing Jobs home page lately, I hope you’ll stop by later today. I put together a treat for you. After this week, there’ll be no excuse for not earning money as a freelance writer. Enjoy today’s lists Apply for and land any new gigs lately? Tell us about it in the comments! New at the Freelance Writing Jobs network 21 Poetry Markets The Brand New Jeans Approach to Freelance Writing Recommended reading from around the blogopshere 3 Smart Google Search Tips to Hunt for Guest Post Opportunities [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 25, 2010

It’s Sunday morning as I start this post. I have some time to spare this week and I’m using it to get ahead. To me, there’s no better feeling than knowing I had a productive day. Actually…there is something better – knowing that I’m ahead for the week and I can take it a bit easier and put in extra time on a few projects. To be honest, finding leads is the most tedious part of the day. It takes two to three hours to get it done every morning.  That’s why I try and get as much done the [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…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 14, 2010

My theme for 2010 is positivity. I wrote this word down in big letters and hung it over my desk. My reminder keeps me from saying things I’ll regret and letting negativity get the best of me. What reminders do you need to hang in front of your work space? Your daily lists Enjoy today’s lists: New around the Freelance Writing Jobs network: Every Picture Tells a Story, Don’t It? What Does this Pictures Say? My Dog is Chasing My Cat and Other Search Terms Leading You Here Jumping to Conclusions: How to Go with Your Gut and Prove the [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 13, 2010

Ugh. I keep typing 2009 instead of 2010. Your Daily Lists Enjoy your daily lists. New from around the Freelance Writing Jobs Network About Demand Studios: An Interview with SVP Content & Editorial Jeremy Reed There’s No Job Security in Freelance Writing: How to Be Indispensable A Review for the Technically Challenged: My Droid Eris NAGG Has Spoken: It’s Twenty Ten Day 2: Five Ways to Enhance Your Writing Skills Who Can Work When There’s So Much to Do? Recommended reading from around the blogosphere Calculating Your Worth as a Blogger at the Blog Herald Five Ways to Start a [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 12, 2010

I got the call yesterday to pick up my sick child from school and he’s home with me again today. My productivity went down to 50% with just one phone call. Wherever you are today, I hope your day is productive and positive. Your Daily Lists Enjoy your daily lists. New around the Freelance Writing Jobs network Client vs. Employer: There’s a Difference Feed Your Head: Why Freelance Writers Must Continue to Learn Freelance Writing: The Lazy Need Not Apply Twitter: Don’t Take it Too Seriously (Bite your tongue, Missy!!! – Deb) Recommended Reading from around the blogosphere Why Positive [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 11, 2009

I hope you all had a good weekend? Mine was relaxed. It’s clean slate Monday. What will you do to make a positive start? Your Daily Lists: Enjoy… New around the Freelance Writing Jobs network Profitable Niche Blogging? Absolutely! 3 Hints for Giving Value with Your Writing The Freelance Switch Rate Calculator Demand Studios Donates 16,072 Books to Needy Children When Your Freelance Writing Business Gets Audited – What to Expect 5 Days, 5 Ways to Enhance Your Writing Skills Blogging Rules You Should Follow and Rules You Can Break Recommended reading from around the blogosphere Are You Getting Dangerous [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for January 6, 2010

I heard on the news today New Jersey is experiecing our coldest snap since 1985. Now, I don’t know if this is true or not, but I can tell you it’s very cold. It had me thinking of when I used to have to walk five block to the subway and commute into Manhattan from Queens. It was no fun going to work on those cold days, let me tell you. I’m happy to be home and working where it’s warm and dry. There are aspects I miss from my cube dwelling days, the commute isn’t one of them. I [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for December 29, 2009

Enjoy your daily lists. New Around the Network Deb’s note: Sorry, I’ve been remiss. I have been away from my laptop for a few days and have no updates to the homepage. Look forward to more good stuff today. Meanwhile the rest of the FWJ team has been keeping busy: A Rate You Can Live With Brainstorming Techniques #1 No Jargon Allowed: Keep it Simple When Applying for a Writing Gig The Rate Question: Is That the Best You Can Do? I Want This Gig Recommended Reading: Who Are You? Fundamental Mistakes on Writer’s Websites at Angela Booth’s Fab Freelance [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Your Daily Lists New around the Freelance Writing Jobs Network: Online Image Vs Offline Image: Are You One in the Same? Freelance Writing: The Early Years Preserving Your Web Reputation Quotation Marks Revisited Recommended Reading: While the Iron is Hot at Chris Brogan How to Brainstorm Ideas for Your Blog at CopyBlogger Word Inflation or Natural Syntax at Daily Writing Tips Best of 2009 in the Writing Industry at Fuel Your Writing How to Find Your Voice as a Blogger at Write to Done Leads… Content Writing Jobs West Coast Surf Writer – Part Time and Contract (Florida) Site Writer [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for December 16, 2009

Our good friend Jodee Redmond begin_of_the_skype_highlighting     end_of_the_skype_highlighting has agreed to do leads until the end of the year. Thanks to Jodee for her help in getting these to you! New around the network: How to Write a Press Release Part 3: Distribution Tax Tips for Writers: When a Writer Needs to Hire a CPA Don’t Wait Until January 1st to Plan Your Freelance Writing Strategy for 2010 Let’s Get to the Action: Verbs Recommended Reading: Seven Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Outsource at Freelance Folder 9 Tips for Tracking Project Expenses at Freelance Switch Think You Know Entrepreneurs? Think Again [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for December 15, 2009

New around the network: Introducing Yourself As a Freelance Writer Without Sounding Like a Smarmy Salesman Do Male Bloggers Receive More Respect? How to Write a Press Release Part 3: Distribution Freelance Writing Branding that Sells Getting Started As a ProBlogger Gifts for Writers With a Sense of Humor Recommended Reading: Prospecting for Blog Post Ideas at the Blog Herald Write Better Blog Posts at Chris Brogan A Cigarette Butt is One Thing at Daily Writing Tips 15 Sites for Learning and Mastering SEO at Freelance Folder How to Find Time to Write While Traveling at Write to Done Leads… [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for December 14, 2009

I’m attempting to compile these lists on Sunday again as there’s still so much to be done. This time of the year is very hectic, but very exciting, isn’t it. So much to do, so much to see and so much to learn. Here’s what’s new around the network: The Freelance Writing Jobs Top Posts of 2009 On Negative Publicity and Doing Damage Control: To React or Not React Another Web Content Post: What They’re Saying, What’s True and What’s False 3 Tips for Making a Positive Start in 2010 5 Best Article Writing Posts of 2009 Troll Issues vs. [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for December 10, 2009

A little less hectic today. I may even try and get out and do some holiday shopping. New around the network: On Endorsements, Sponsored Posts, Advertising and Trust The Basic Elements of a Press Release Who is Making a Living as a Blogger? 10 Jobs Worse Than Freelance Writer Link Love: Read these terrific posts from around the freelance writing community and don’t forget to participate in their discussions: What a Best Selling Author Can Teach You About Hooking Your Writers at CopyBlogger Letter Writing 101 at Daily Writing Tips Freelancing in 140 Days: Smally Daily Tasks that Pay Off [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for October 26, 2009

Wow! I just had the most amazing productive weekend – while still having lots of family time. I just love it when I’m able to sit down for a few hours and absolutely FOCUS on what I need to do – and get it done. Now I’m almost all caught up from my BlogWorld trip. I hope you had a great weekend too – whether you worked or not. It’s clean slate Monday – How will you make a positive start? Here’s what’s new around the FWJ network: How to Make Free Writing Pay 20 Ways for Freelance Writers to [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for October 21, 2009

Lordy, it was chilly this morning. After spending the past week in Las Vegas, the frost on the pumpkin was a rude awakening. I’m not a cold weather person, but this time of the year is so pretty. Please excuse the brief kumbaya, but I’m feeling especially blessed today. It’s a beautiful day, the world outside my window is alive with color, I’m self sufficient, and I have an amazing support group. I have a couple of announcements to make this morning and I feel so good about bringing them to you. The first is about me giving back, and [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for October 5, 2009

It’s Monday, the beginning of a new week and a clean slate. Hope it’s a good start for you. I want to congratulate a friend of FWJ, Sandy Mitchel, on publishing her second book. Sandy has been a member of this community for years and we worked many of the same places. It’s a treat to be able to witness Sandy’s success. Check out “Cleveland’s Slavic Village” and support a long time member of the FWJ community. Here’s what’s new around the network: Is Writer’s Block an Excuse for Procrastination? 8 Places to Network Offline Weekend News and Awesomeness Winning [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for September 29, 2009

I spent most of yesterday trying to get into a gmail account which, for some reason, wouldn’t allow me in. Frustration. Thanks for your patience, by the way. I’m still catching up from my trip and there are  a lot of leads to go through. I’m sure I’ll be posting earlier as my workload gets back to normal. Some news: If you’ve been considering attending the Copywriting Success Summit, please note October 1 is the last day you can take advantage of the $100 discount. After that all tickets will be full price. Here’s my original post regarding the summit, [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for August 4, 2009

A couple of years ago there was much drama over a scammy company called Laray Carr. This company ripped off writers and designers and led to a full scale FBI investigation. Well, it appears the people behind Laray Carr are back again, under the name Niche Age Media. I won’t rehash all the sordid details here, espcially when Victoria Strauss just did so at Writers Beware and tells the tale so well, but I will ask you to check out these former posts here and at Writer’s Beware so you don’t fall victim to these scammy people. Writer’s Beware: Laray [Read more…]

Write for Bible Study Magazine

It looks like I forgot my contact info in the version I just sent. Here is the final version: Bible Study Magazine is a bi-monthly publication with over 10,000 subscribers, recently called by Library Journal a “serious, clearly written popular magazine.” We cover Bible study art, science, and practice for a non-denominational audience. We’re looking for a direct, informative and engaging writing style—as simple as possible but as technical as necessary. All our stories have a compelling hook, a clear lede, and a progression that engages the reader. We want great writers who are excited about Bible study. We pay [Read more…]

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