I Have a Boss Oversees – How to Work Effectively as a Content Writer and Editor, as Told by a Filipino

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I am a freelance writer and editor ,and I’ve been working with overseas employers for years. This is to attest that being a Filipino – or any other nationality for that matter – does not hinder, in any way, opportunities of being hired by international employers. So, if you’re someone starting out in the freelance world and need a guide on how to get started and thrive as a freelancer, I’m sharing with you my personal experience and thoughts. Being a Filipino freelancer doesn’t have to be different at all. As long as you meet the qualifications required, you are [Read more…]

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

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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 you. What is often overlooked by writers is the fact that all of these e-readers can also read files saved in pdf format. There is a formatting option that is as simple as clicking on the “Save As” or the “Export To” function in your [Read more…]

5 Options for Avoiding PayPal Fees & Keeping All Your Freelance Writing Pay

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I just contacted several of my clients and advertisers and asked if they could pay me by check or direct deposit rather than PayPal. PayPal is convenient, but the fees are killing me. Though they’re tax deductible, I paid about $2000 in PayPal fees in 2009. I’d much rather have that money in the bank. I’ve been thinking about PayPal for the past couple of weeks after one of FWJ’s contributors told me he never uses PayPal because he doesn’t want to deal with the fees. As a client, it’s cheaper and easier for me to pay via PayPal. As [Read more…]

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