Posts tagged with ‘global market’

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

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 7, 2014
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    When I launched this blog in 2006 (under the name SixFigureWriters.com 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
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    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 […]