Where I Hunt for Freelance Writing Job Leads – and You Should Too!

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My list of places to find freelance writing jobs for our daily job lists changes on a regular basis. As I learn of new resources or remove resources that aren’t working for us anymore, I make adjustments to my list. I also like to make these lists available to you from time to time so […]

Should you separate social networking from your friends & family?

Darren had an interesting post up last month at Problogger; maybe you caught it – Dear FaceBook Friends, I’m De-Friending Most of You [It’s Not You, It’s Me]. The post was his public rational as to why soon he’d be deleting all his work contacts from his Facebook account. Darren’s not the only one doing […]

Blooks: 13 Blogs that Became Books

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A few years ago when my blog was beginning to create a buzz, someone asked me, “Why bother? Where will it take you?” Lady, you’d be surprised. Blogging can open so many doors. I actually wrote a short ebook discussing the places blogging can take you.  Blogging is a marketing tool, an online portfolio and […]

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 […]

Not a Best of: The Freelance Writing Jobs Network Highlights of 2009

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We had a good year at the Freelance Writing Jobs network. We made many new friends, kept the conversation going with old friends and received some very honorable mentions. I’d like to share with you some of the highlights of this year. Mind you, this isn’t a “best of” post as we already did that. […]

Getting started as a problogger

I was reading one of Deb’s posts, “Why You Won’t Get Famous Blogging for Someone Else” and noticed the following comment. “I am looking to go into blogging or freelance writing to earn money and to be able to stay at home with my children. All I know is that I truly love to write […]

Who is making a living as a blogger

Who is actually making a living blogging? Short and sweet; very few bloggers are making a living blogging. The longer story is that when folks read posts and articles about people such as Darren at Problogger, our own Deb Ng, and the bloggers on Paula’s top earning blogger list, it can make some people think […]

Holiday Gifts for Freelance Writers: 10 Book Recommendations for the Writers in Your Life

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Every year I put out a call for recommendations for gifts for freelance writers and every year a flurry of representatives send me recommendations for gifts having nothing to do with writers or writing at all. So this year, I’m taking matters into my own hands by recommending my favorite books for writers. Mind you, […]

How to bomb out all the time when looking for writing gigs

You apply for one or two gigs a month: There’s something to be said for the law of averages. If you’re applying for five or less blog or web writing gigs a month your odds of getting hired are slimmer than the odds of a blogger who gets out there and applies for 20, 30, […]

Blogging & Web Writing Gigs for July 20, 2009

Hello everyone, hope you had a good weekend. If you missed them over the weekend check out Finding blog gigs – starting out with no clips and How to get a blogging job – advice from Deb Ng of FWJ. Not too many gigs today – hopefully things pick up by Wednesday. You can also […]