Over 59% of companies in the United States have an elastic workforce to a large degree, whether that is remote workers or freelancers. These statistics bode well for content writers interested in beginning freelance or remote work. As the popularity of freelance work increases, you may be wondering how to succeed as a freelance writer. In this article, we review essential tips to succeed as a freelance writer.
Free Samples and Writing on Spec: Should You?
Many freelance writers aren’t a fan of writing on spec. That is, to create an assigned article for a potential freelance writing client or publication without the promise of acceptance. This usually happens when a publication doesn’t want to commit to a new writer without giving him or her an audition first.
Freelance Writing Jobs, July 8, 2022
Hey, folks. How did the week treat you?
I hope you had a busy week with lots of work on your plate.
Why not get more writing jobs before the weekend?
Freelance Writing Jobs, May 20, 2022
Hey, FWJ people. How was your week? I hope you had a full plate and that you met your deadlines.
Take your pick from today’s list of writing jobs online.
Enjoy the weekend!
Freelance Writing Jobs for May 6, 2022
Congratulations — we all made it to the end of another week. What’s on your plate for the weekend?
Before you, hopefully, put up your feet, let’s get some new writing jobs, shall we?
Freelance Writing Jobs for April 6, 2022
This is an old discussion/debate, but I’m curious what you folks use — email or e-mail?
As many of you probably know, sometime in 2011 (if I am not mistaken), AP changed their “rule” from e-mail to email.
Q: Others use one word for internet-related terms. How about AP?
A: AP style is email (changed from e-mail), but other e- words are hyphenated: e-commerce and e-book. Our amended style is website (one word, lowercase w), along with other compounds: webcam, webcast, webmaster.
What do you use? Why?
On another note…is it just me or is using “per” in this context a tad annoying?
All that aside, let’s do what we’re here for — look at writing jobs.
Have a great Wednesday, you all! [Read more…]
Land That Writing Gig With Paid to Write
FWJ folks come from all sorts of backgrounds and have different needs. One thing we know that we all have in common — we want to get paid to write. Am I right?
How Freelancers Can Turn Stagnation Into Motivation in 2022
Though there are multiple benefits to freelancing, there are definitely downsides as well. Being your own boss means that you also have to be your own motivator. There’s nobody to hold your hand and badger you to meet deadlines. Some days, you may struggle to get anything done at all. If you want to find success as a freelancer, it’s critical you find your rhythm and know how to motivate yourself. And there’s no better time to figure out how to do this than at the beginning of a new year! Let’s dive into how you can up your motivation in 2022.
How to Find Freelance Writing Work to Build Your Resume
Freelance writing is a competitive field to be in, especially when you are just starting out. There are a lot of newbie writers wanting to land a writing gig in the industry. If you want to stand out, there are a couple of things you can do to make it to the top and eventually help you make this a stable job for you. The tips that we are giving allow you to have different unique approaches in landing that writing gig you want. [Read more…]
How to Stay Productive During the Holidays
With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can be hard to stay motivated enough to have productive holidays instead of just fun ones. One of the best things about being a freelancer is that you aren’t wedded to a set schedule. You set your own hours and can make special allowances for holiday events. It’s important to make a plan before the holidays get too hectic, though. Without one, staying productive during the holidays will be much harder. So, how do you do it?How do you stay productive during the holidays? Click To Tweet
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