Freelance Writing Tips

If you’ve come to check out our freelance writing jobs, don’t worry. We haven’t gotten rid of them, they’ve just been moved to our new Writing Jobs section. We hope you’ll enjoy our new design and take a moment to read through some of these helpful articles before or after your job search.

freelance burnout

5 Ways to Avoid Freelance Burnout as a Writer

Imagine you’re sitting in front of a large pizza. Don’t like pizza? For the sake of this example, pretend you do. The first slice is so great that you decide to have another. The second one is good too, but ...
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inspiring places to write

10 Inspiring Places To Write From INSTEAD Of Your Home Office

Have you ever had one of those experiences where you find a chocolate bar/packet of crisps/yummy snacky thing hidden in one of your cluttered drawers, and your momentary delight turns into disgust as you bite into the stalest, tasteless, now-inedible ...
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write for a living

So You Want to Write for a Living? The Risk and Reward of Becoming a Full-Time Freelance Writer

Stunt performers swinging from a trapeze or walking a high-wire get to see the world from a unique perspective and enjoy a feeling that others only dream of. Of course, there is gravity to consider as well. This is why ...
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optimize blog posts

EASY SEO: 6 Ways to Optimize Blog Posts for Google Ranking

Blogs are great.  You get to let your creative words loose on the page — er, screen —, you have your own designated space to build your portfolio, you can choose your own theme, colors and let your inner creative ...
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work-from-home writing jobs

4 Unbeatable Benefits of Work From Home Writing Jobs

Happily, several things I have aspired to achieve in my younger years, have finally come to fruition in the autumn days of my life. Despite not winning the lottery (yet), I have been lucky enough to accomplish most of those ...
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starting a blog

6 Mistakes Most People Make When Starting a Blog (And How to Avoid Them)

Blogging — it’s a complex, diverse practice that offers mixed results. Some people manage to keep leagues of dedicated supporters hanging on their every word. For others, it seems nearly impossible to break through and gain a steady following. So ...
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pitfalls working from home

3 Pitfalls You Encounter When Working from Home (And How to Beat Them)

I’ve talked about the benefits of working from home, and yes, they are all true. I wasn’t sugarcoating anything or trying to gild the lily. However, in the interest of fairness, there are still some drawbacks of working from home ...
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secret to writing a blog

The Secret to Writing a Blog That Nobody Tells You

How do they do it? The biggest bloggers keep a steady stream of relevant, well-received content flowing out to their eager audience. They make it look easy. Effortless. So much so, that every day, people from all over the world ...
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unusual writing jobs

The Usual, The Not-So-Usual, and Completely Unusual Freelance Writing Jobs

Italian architect, and now Italian Senator, Renzo Piano said about Steve Jobs, “...Steve Jobs created the need and then designed the product...” The same can be said of our beloved internet which has created needs, wants, and indulgences beyond our ...
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blogging jobs for beginners

Where to Find Blogging Jobs for Beginners

Are you tired of your 9 to 5 office job? Are you also flummoxed by how your blogging friends transformed themselves into successful freelancers? Today is your lucky day! Believe it or not, online blogging jobs for beginners aren’t as ...
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19 Online Freelance Writing Courses You Can Take Right Now

19 Online Freelance Writing Courses You Can Take Right Now

Let's be honest for a second. Being a freelance writer sounds glamorous and free and creative and all, but once you are knee-deep in it, you begin to realize that the creative part is only a small portion of it ...
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Online Writing Jobs: The Definitive Guide To Finding (And Landing) Your Dream Gig

Have you ever reached that point where you look around at your life in the Shire, reminisce about when you used to enjoy life and make a daring move in an attempt to run away and find that fun again? ...
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writing for money

Writing For Money: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

I'm not sure how many of you enjoy a good ol' Western movie, but I'm quite certain there is one eerie whistling tune that everybody knows. That distinctive yodel'y thing we all know as the theme tune of The Good, ...
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improve your blog strategy

3 Simple Ways You Can Improve Your Blog Strategy Immediately

Strategy, shmatergy. We're writers, we're freelancers. We're wild, we're free, we like our “fly by the seat of our PJ pants” approach. We color outside the lines. We think and write outside the box. Strategy is a liney, boxey word ...
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benefits of working from home

3 Major Benefits of Working From Home

It’s the dream: wake up, put on a pot of coffee, start the computer. Wait for it to perk up while you do the same. Grab your favorite mug, pour some creamer in, and sniff deeply as the nutty, rich ...
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