Category: Business of Freelance

Business of Freelance

Top Reasons to Understand Your Writing Rights

Know the different rights as a writer to build a solid writing career. If you don’t know your rights then you will get left in the dust. I stepped up to help out an organization that I believe in. They asked for speakers and I agreed to do the presentation – for free – at …

Business of Freelance

Work Better not Battered – Tips for Building Freelance Success

Business of Freelance with Successful Freelance Writer

Working from home and building a freelance writing career can be exhausting. Add in family, a “real” job, or other commitments and it can cause even the strongest camels to break. You need to find your way to better work so that you don’t get battered down by all that comes at you because things …

Business of Freelance

4 Simple Secrets Secured During a Successful WordCamp Experience

Business of Freelance with Successful Freelance Writer

Tips from WordCamp Birmingham by Kathryn C Lang Building a solid foundation of success requires more than the right place or the right people, but it demands the right investment of engagement from you. I attended WordCamp Birmingham in 2013. It was not my first conference, although it was my first WordCamp experience. I took …

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Make a Living Writing by Treating the Words Professionally

Successful Freelance Writing Tips

If you want to make a living writing and you want to build a living wage with your words then you have to treat it like a job. It IS a job. It can be a serious hobby, or something just for fun, but if I want it to be serious then I have to …

Job Postings

Writing Job of the Day and Tips for Writing Success – Feb 16 2017

Writing Job of the Day: Staff Writer for Southern Living For the experienced writer that is looking for a place to plant roots in the South. This will be a full-time position and it will require some travel. # # # Building Freelance Writing Success 1. Look daily – because there are new opportunities posted …

Job Postings

Writing Job Focus and Freelance Writing Tips – Feb 15 2017

Job of the Day: For the love of country . . . country music that is! Wide Open Country is “looking for writers who can consistently create articles on country music and lifestyle topics with an engaging, but informative tone to be published on Wide Open Country.” You will need some knowledge of SEO and …

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Platform vs Security – Finding a Balance

Security as a writer can be a challenge – but there is a way to create a balance between security and platform. The internet is NOT a private place. One episode of NCIS or Blacklist or any other spy/cop/mystery show should prove that (because yes, if it is on television then it is possible, right?). …

Job Postings

Job of the Day – February 2 2017

Job of the Day: ProBlogger.com Explore Possiblities with LifeHack This looks like a great opportunity for those writers interested in topics related to health, nutrition and/or fitness. You will have to write a test article from their specific directions. # # # Building Freelance Writing Success 1. Pursue writing opportunities regularly, even when you have …

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Insulted by a Writing Paycheck

A paycheck is not the measure of my value or worth but the payment for a job completed. “I want a job.” “Doing what?” “As little as possible with a lot of pay.” That may not have been the conversation exactly, but that is how it sounded. The person I visited with needed to find …

Business of Freelance

Writing Contest Woes

Entering a writing contest can cause a conundrum. To fee or not to fee – that is the question. Whether it is nobler to the writer to suffer the cost for the chance at a title and fortune or to take up the search against the sea of listings and find those few that give …