Freelance Writing Jobs

  • How to Quickly Find Advertised Freelance Writing Jobs

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 7, 2015
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    "The best freelance writing jobs are almost never publicly advertised." This is something I've pointed out countless times over the years. Yet one of the biggest questions I get from new writers is "where do I find gigs?" The best gigs aren't usually advertised for a few reasons. Clients already have contacts that can refer qualified writers. They prefer to […]
  • 38 Websites and Blogs That Pay Writers $100 Per Article and More (Updated for 2015)

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 27, 2015
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      How would you like to earn $100 per blog post? You can earn that and more writing online if you know where to look. While I often point out that the best gigs are rarely advertised, that doesn't mean you can't find some public gems out there. That's where this list comes in. Updated for 2015 with 14 new markets (11 of […]
  • Quick Tip: Pursue International Freelance Writing Clients

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 7, 2015
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    I can't remember where I read it now -- maybe on a blog, maybe on Reddit. But a few days ago I saw someone complaining about international freelancers. In this case they were talking about freelance development work and all of the competition they faced from overseas. This is something I see all the time. But then the conversation flipped. […]
  • Quick Tip: Look Beyond Local for Better Freelance Writing Gigs

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 21, 2015
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    Where are most of your freelance writing clients located?  While some freelancers can attract more local clients than they can handle, others don't have the same client supply in their local areas. Fortunately there's an easy fix. Target clients outside of your town, city, state, region, or even country. Why Pursue Non-local Freelance Writing Clients? Here are three reasons why targeting […]
  • 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 […]