Want to be a freelance editor? Here are a few of the most common questions wannabe-editors have asked me, along with my answers.
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Why Hire a Freelance Writer?
They say that “content is king” because consumers are always in search of information, as well as tips and tricks, that can help them make smarter decisions. But with so many businesses creating plans for releasing exciting and relevant content that will attract buyers, how can you be sure your brand will stand out and… Read more →
The 8 Best Content Writing Services for Both Clients and Writers
Content is still king. Seven out of 10 marketers invest in content marketing, and 78% of companies have between one and three content specialists. Each one of those marketers wants to get more attention than their competitors, so it’s no surprise that the content service market is booming. There are so many platforms out there,… Read more →
Meet the Freelance Writer: Samar Owais
Ever want to know what the life of a full-time freelance writer is really like? Freelance writer Samar Owais shares insights, tips, and realities about the job.
Top 10 Tips to Convince an Editor to Pay You More for Your How-To Article
Learn 10 useful tips to analyze what your skills are worth and how to ask an editor or client for a higher pay rate for your how-to article.
Top 10 Hot Topics to Pitch to Editors at Bird Watching Magazines
Many bird-watching magazines will pay you after they have published your article, while other magazines might pay you after accepting your article. Payment ranges from $250 to $600 per feature article, while shorter articles pay from $100 to $350.
Top 10 Hot Topics to Pitch to Editors at Health Magazines
Health magazines focus on human health and fitness with an emphasis on living a healthy lifestyle. These magazines usually target individuals who want to prevent lifestyle diseases and medical conditions or who already have them but want to live a healthier lifestyle.
Writing Your Family History and Keeping Yours Alive
Digging into your family’s past and writing about the people and events you discover can be a fascinating endeavor.
Why SEO Copywriting is the Perfect High-Paying, Work-from-Home Job With Huge Growth Potential
If you’ve ever considered starting a freelance writing career, or want to find an ideal work-from-home job that pays well, then consider SEO copywriting.
5 Major Pros and Cons of Freelancing
In today’s economy, with the gas prices being as high as they are, having to get up and commute 20+ minutes to work sucks.
Should You Quit Your Job for a Freelance Career?
Between writing articles, researching new assignments and invoicing for completed work, it will be well past midnight before you can even think of going to bed. How much longer can you keep this up, you wonder?
Medical Writing – How Much Should I Charge For My Freelance Projects?
If you are wondering how much you should charge for your medical writing freelance writing, this article will run you through all the factors to consider.
5 Tips For Launching a Successful Freelance Copywriting Career
When I quit my day job, freelance failure was not an option.From the moment I made the decision to start my business, I expected to succeed. Here’s why.
How Much Money Can A Writer Earn?
One question that everyone always wants to know is how much money can you earn as a writer? Read these tips on how you can maximize your earning potential.
How Much Should a Freelance Writer or Blogger Charge?
With time and experience, a freelancer will become familiar with the field. How much do you need to charge? Read this article for general guidelines.
Freelance Writers: How to Add Social Media to Your Freelance Writing Business
A personal account of how one freelance writer added Social Media Writing to their business, and how you can too.
How to Become a Magazine Writer – My Four Best Tips
Do you want to write for magazines? Here are 4 need to know tips on how to make money writing for magazines as a career.
Ghostwriting Rates: Avoid the Client-Turned-Casper
If you pick up a freelance writing job as a ghostwriter, consider yourself lucky. Ghostwriting is a great way to earn money, while expanding your knowledge and expertise. Here are some tips on what to charge your clients and how to avoid pitfalls.
How Do Ghostwriters Earn Money?
This article describes how you can make money being a ghostwriter and tips on what you need to know to make it a sustainable career option.
How Much Does a Copywriter Make?
How much money you make as a freelance writer depends on your skills and experience. Here’s a rough guide to follow as to how much you can charge clients.
Freelance Writing For Ad Agencies Can Make You Rich
If you land a gig with an ad agency as a freelance copywriter, you can expect excellent pay and repeat work if you do a good job. Read the following article for tips on how to secure these exciting positions.
3 Types of Freelance Writing Personalities: Who Has the Easiest Time Making a Full-Time Living?
For many of these types of freelancers, they may find it hard to make a full-time living freelancing because they quickly discover that what they consider slave wages is a good living to others. Read the following article to discover who has the easiest time making a full-time living?
Freelancing to a Healthy Second Income – Is Freelancing Right For You?
So, you’re sick of the rat race and have decided to at least supplement your income by working at home as a freelancer? Read these tips and decide if it’s right for you.
How to Get Tantalizing Testimonials from Your Clients
One of the most important marketing tools, especially for freelance writers, is the mighty testimonial. Why? Before the project begins, and often well into it, there are few, if any tangibles. That spells high anxiety for your prospects before signing on the dotted line
How to Get Higher Rates if You’re a Freelance Writer from a Third-World Country
Apparently, many clients are under the impression that writers from Third-World or developing countries are article-spewing robots who run on gasoline, rather than living, breathing human beings who need to shell out money every day to survive.
A Writer’s Viewpoint about Freelance Writing at Elance.com (and where to make more money elsewhere)
In a nutshell, Elance connects freelance writers with employers from all around the world. As a writer, you can bid on different projects. After you’ve submitted your work, your payment is released through a secure payment system called Escrow. Sounds good enough? It’s not.
Cut the Crap – How to Avoid the Trap of Crap Content
There are many kinds of crappy content, each with its own unique reasons for being a dull and uninteresting lump rather than a well-polished gem.
How to Set Your Freelance Writing Rates
Many individuals who lack writing skills drive down rates, way below what professional writers can rightfully charge. Here’s how to set yours high.