Posts tagged with ‘global market’

  • The "Global Writers Market" (and Why it Doesn’t Exist)

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 7, 2014
    When I launched this blog in 2006 (under the name at the time), one of the biggest issues being discussed by new freelance writers was the "global writers' market." Writers in English-speaking countries would routinely blame this supposed global market for the fact that they couldn't find decent-paying freelance writing jobs. They blamed non-native English speakers in countries with […]
  • Is the Digital Economy Bad for Your Freelance Writing Business?

    By Jennifer Mattern on December 3, 2010
    Over the last several years I've heard a constant complaint from Web writers -- that the digital / global economy makes it hard for them to make a living because overseas writers drive rates down. Now I don't want to spend time again on the myth of the "global market" in freelance writing, but let's look at the digital economy […]