55 More “Write for Us” Pages

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The last time I scoured the web for “Write for Us” pages, the ensuing post was very well received.  It’s not always easy to find some of the hidden markets – even though the web is filled with them.  Doing a web search for “write for us” helped me to land some very lucrative opportunities and I’ve been recommending this method of searching for years. I know you’ve all been clamoring for more “Write for Us” pages, and I will continue to bring them to you as often as I can. Please note, it’s a frustrating and long process as [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 22, 2010

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Good morning Freelance Writing Jobs community. I had a full on working weekend, yet didn’t even cross off half the items on my “to do” list. Mind you, that’s not a complaint.  I did some fun family things, but mostly the other residents of Casa Ng were doing their own things and it was a good time for me to play catch up. Someone once asked me if I wouldn’t rather spend weekends doing what I enjoy. The truth is, I enjoy my work and I’m not quick to ditch it once the weekend comes around.  I’m a workaholic for [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs for February 5, 2010

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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…]

Lessons Learned from Cleaning My File Cabinet

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A couple of weekends ago, I took some time to clean out my four drawer file cabinet. Generally I organize files once a year in order to keep track of items such as freelance writing check stubs, invoices, contracts and receipts. This time I cleaned out the whole cabinet. I found hundreds, and I mean hundreds, of writing clips from iParenting Media, LegalZoom, Oxygen Media, my old newspaper column and so many other markets I wrote for early on in my career. I also found tons of “idea” files. As I was going through these treasures, I wondered why I [Read more…]

Freelance Writing Jobs Presents: 19 Parenting Markets

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mom

Today we’re offering up some parenting markets. We’ve been listing magazine markets and other writing guidelines this week and many valid questions are being raised. For example, how do I know these markets accept freelancers, and also, how do I know the pay rate is what they say it is? It’s simple, I did some research. Research that’s easy enough for every single freelance writer to do if he or she wishes to write for certain markets. I looked up many markets on the web and, also, backed them up with a copy of the Writer’s Market – the 2010 [Read more…]

75 “Write for Us” Pages

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When I first began freelancing, I found clients by searching for “Write for Us” pages of different websites.  In fact, I found a couple of cushy gigs writing for websites that weren’t very well known.  I’ve been wanting to compile a list of many of these types pages for some time, and since we’re talking about markets this week, it seemed to be as good a time as any. You’d be surprised at how many unadvertised opportunities are out there. Today’s offering is only part one. Keep in mind that I did my best to find paying markets. If the [Read more…]

6 Tips for Finding New Freelance Writing Markets

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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…]

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