Beyond Freelance Writing

  • My First Content Site (And How it Helped Me Get Into Freelance Web Writing)

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 21, 2008
    Now I work as a full-time, Web-based freelance business writer, but that wasn't always the case. When I first went into business for myself, I specialized in music PR - writing on the Web was something I soon after started doing on the side. But how did I go from music PR to freelance Web writing? A reader emailed me […]
  • Flipping Websites – An Additional Income Stream for Freelance Writers

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 20, 2008
    As a part of our series on additional and residual revenue streams for freelance writers, today we're going to talk about flipping websites. I've discussed flipping websites in a previous post here, explaining it in a very general sense and discussing some past sites I've flipped myself. Let's go more into how flipping websites can earn you more money in […]
  • Alternative and Residual Income Streams for Freelance Writers

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 14, 2008
    Residual income streams - you know I love 'em. I yap about them often enough. Today I want your help to put together a big list of potential revenue streams for freelance writers (if they offer recurring / residual income, all the better, but it's not necessary). I'd like to get a list going, after which I'll write more specific […]
  • Flipping Websites

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 31, 2008
    Here's a revenue stream option for writers that I don't think we've really talked about much - flipping websites or blogs. Yesterday I sold two of my websites that I didn't feel like managing / updating anymore - and I liked the domains. I liked the potential each had. But I already have my "big three" sites that […]
  • Is E-Book Publishing Right for You?

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 2, 2008
    Have you toyed with the idea of writing an e-book, but find the process a little bit intimidating? Will investing time into writing and marketing an e-book really be worth it? How can you determine if e-book publishing is right for you? Reasons to Consider E-book Publishing There's more to writing an e-book than making money. Here are a few […]
  • Weekly Writing Challenge: Create a New Revenue Stream

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 1, 2007
    This week's writing challenge is all about helping you to earn more money. Too many writers get themselves stuck in a single or limited revenue stream model. This means that if one model fails them (demand drops, their site ads get banned, etc.), they're left without a backup. Yet writers have a lot of potential income streams if you think […]