Freelance Writing Jobs

  • Featured Writer’s Markets: Gardening

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 8, 2014
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    Through June, I'm sharing more new writer's markets than usual each week, and every week has its own theme. These themes were suggested by readers in the writing forums (and there is one featured week left if anyone has another niche or industry suggestion). Each Sunday I'll share the previous week's new market additions on the blog so you can […]
  • 5 Lucrative and In-Demand Writing Gigs

    By Francesca Nicasio on March 26, 2014
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    Digital marketing. Engagement. Online advertorials.  These aren’t just buzz words that marketers throw around to sound smart; they’re clear indicators of businesses’ growing needs in the digital age. Why am I bringing them up? Because over the past few years, I noticed a sharp increase in the demand for certain types of content. I’m getting fewer requests for physical flyers […]
  • 5 More Freelance Blogging Markets Paying $100 or More per Post

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 23, 2014
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    Recently I shared some examples of blogs that pay $100 or more per post as an introduction to the new blogging markets section in my writer's market database. As promised, I've been working hard to bring you bigger and better markets where you can pitch your freelance writing services. To give you a better idea of what you'll find in […]
  • Websites and Blogs Paying $100+ per Article

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 17, 2014
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    There are a few changes coming to the All Indie Writers writer's market directory this week. And to kick things off I'd like to share a few freelance blogging markets and other online markets that pay freelance writers $100 or more per article. But first, the updates: Changes to the Writer's Market Directory Keep an eye on the writer's markets […]
  • 5 Online Writing Jobs for Beginners

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 27, 2014
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    Are you a new freelance writer looking to write online? When you're just getting started as a freelance writer, you probably have a lot of questions. And one of those questions is probably about what kinds of gigs are actually open to new writers. If you want to focus on writing for the Web, there are several types of gigs […]
  • Subscribe for the Latest Freelance Writing Jobs

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 9, 2014
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    As you might know, I overhauled this site's marketplace and job board during the rebranding. Due to a move to a new marketplace platform, there was no easy way for you to access the latest job postings without visiting the job board directly. Today that changed. I was able to set up a custom feed for our latest freelance writing […]
  • Why Clients Come Back After Going the Cheap Route

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 17, 2013
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    One of the biggest complaints I hear from new freelance writers is that clients don't seem willing to pay professional rates. Prospects are tempted by bottom-of-the-barrel offers from hobbyists, scrapers, and people who do little more than regurgitate other people's articles. The prospect gets more content for their site for less money. The "writer" gets paid. And professionals get screwed […]
  • Where to Find Freelance Blogging Clients

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 22, 2013
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    Have you thought about getting into freelance blogging? Are you already a freelance blogger, but you're struggling to find new clients? Blogging is one of my favorite projects to take on as a freelance writer. Finding clients was easy for me early on because the client base I was working with on PR writing projects also happened to have a […]
  • 3 Online Writing Jobs for Local Businesses

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 21, 2013
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    One of the biggest benefits of writing for the Web is that it gives freelance writers the ability to work with clients all over the world. These days everything can be done online from invoicing to delivery. But that doesn't mean you have to work with clients outside of your area. Some writers are more comfortable working with local clients, and that's […]
  • 3 Freelance Fiction Writing Jobs to Explore

    By Jennifer Mattern on February 18, 2013
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    When we talk about freelance writing jobs, we usually focus on nonfiction writing like magazine features or business documents. We talk about that side of freelance writing more for two reasons. First, it's where most of the jobs are. It's also where most of the money will come from for the bulk of us. But there's another side of freelance […]