Freelance Blogging

  • Want to be a Well-Paid Freelance Blogger? Do These 3 Things

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 28, 2014
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    Are you tired of competing with countless other bloggers for every advertised gig you find? Do you wish you could reliably earn $100, $200, $500, or even more per article as a freelance blogger? If you’re looking to build a more stable and higher-paying freelance blogging career, you can. Opportunities are practically endless, if you know how to look and how to […]
  • 35 Websites and Blogs Paying $100 Per Article

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 4, 2014
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    We're going to mix things up a bit with this week's schedule. Because it took longer than expected to create this newest resource, I didn't publish one last Wednesday as expected. Rather than make you wait until this Wednesday for something new, I'm sharing it with you two days early. Previously I shared two short lists of websites and blogs […]
  • Freelance Blogging Pay Rates: Exposing Some Myths

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 2, 2014
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    This post was originally published on June 20, 2009. But I wanted to share it again today (and update it a bit) as the issue of blogging pay rates is hotter than ever as more and more freelance bloggers come onto the scene. As some background, this was originally written in response to Kevin Muldoon's post, Bloggers Need to be […]
  • 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 […]
  • Birth of a Freelance Blogger – Ruan Oosthuizen Interview

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 24, 2013
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    Have you ever written a guest post for someone's blog? Have you considered turning that marketing strategy into paid freelance blogging opportunities? If so, you might find inspiration in Ruan Ooosthuizen -- a blogger who successfully made that transition. You already know that we're big fans of sharing personal experiences here at All Freelance Writing. We share our successes and […]
  • Why Your Own Blog is a Better Marketing Tool Than Cheap Client Content

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 29, 2011
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    It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of either content mills or extremely low-paying private clients (like the webmasters on bidding sites willing to pay a whopping $1-5 per article). As far as I’m concerned it’s an irresponsible business move to take on these kinds of gigs without pursuing something better early on (and an irresponsible move I made myself […]
  • SEO Firms and Freelance Bloggers: Unlikely Allies?

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 22, 2009
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    SEO professionals don't have the best reputation in the freelance writing community. If anything, they take the brunt of the blame for the incredibly low-paying Web content writing market. You know the one I mean--where a penny per word is too rich for many buyers' blood. As it turns out though, SEO professionals are making up for past "wrongs," by […]