Posts tagged with ‘guest post’

  • When Your Client’s Baby is Ugly

    By Princess Jones on August 21, 2014
    16
    2
    I use the baby analogy a lot when I’m talking about freelancing. So often we freelancers forget that the project means a lot more to the client than it does to us. That’s because it’s their baby. They created--gave birth--to it. They nurtured it and put in the hard work to get it where it is today. And then they […]
  • Action: The Key Ingredient for a Successful Writing Career

    By Randy Augsburger on May 19, 2014
    2
    0
    As writers we always try to improve our craft. We subscribe to magazines and read blogs and articles on how we can get better. We spend hours on social media websites promoting our latest blog series or stumping for a guest posting gig. We read in our niche so we can keep current on trends. The problem is when we […]
  • Math for Freelance Writers: Why Numbers Matter in Your Writing Career

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 5, 2014
    0
    0
    Today Yo Prinzel was kind enough to host a guest post of mine on her new blog, The Profitable Freelancer. Please stop by and check it out. Why You'll Fail at Freelancing if You Suck at Math In the post I go over three areas where math can make or break your freelance writing business, along with a few tips […]
  • 4 More Tips for Freelance Ghostwriters

    By Yo Prinzel on January 31, 2014
    5
    1
    We’ve finally reached the last post of my ghostwriting series. I want to thank you all for reading along; I hope you got something of value out of it. I’d like to close the series with a few extra tips to help your own ghostwriting efforts. The four final tips aren't part of any unifying theme other than, here be […]
  • How and Where to Look for Blogging Inspiration

    By Guest on January 29, 2013
    2
    0
    By: Emma-Julie Fox -- A man will turn over half a library to make one book. ~ Samuel Johnson When inspiration turns elusive, writers have a hard time stringing words together. For freelancers though such dry spells can become troublesome, especially when there’s a looming deadline! So, how do you deal with these periods of no-inspiration? How to Find Blogging […]
  • Using Social Media to Find Writing Gigs

    By Guest on January 22, 2013
    2
    0
    By: Adrienne Erin Freelance writers love the Internet. Whenever a company creates an ecommerce site, a newsletter, a blog or an informational website, they need people to write content. Writing opportunities abound online for writers, but only if you look in the right places. Scams and low-paying jobs are everywhere online. How often have you seen an ad demanding exceptional […]
  • Freelance Writers: Why Should People Care About You?

    By Guest on November 13, 2012
    8
    0
    By: Joshua Danton Boyd In the popular TV show Rome, the character Titus Pullo reassures the young Gaius Octavian Caesar that to be a middling swordsman is better than nothing. Caesar is quick to respond. “There you are wrong. The graveyards are full of middling swordsmen. Best not to be a swordsman at all than a middling swordsman.” This might […]
  • When Clients Attack: An Elance Story

    By Guest on October 31, 2012
    63
    2
    By: Genevieve Coates I had just finished graduate school and needed a job. The problem with getting a Master’s in English with emphasis in Creative Writing is that there is no career development course in the curriculum. There may not be one in any other major either, but with this particular course of study, it seems to be completely necessary.  […]
  • How to Handle Overbooking Freelance Writing Work

    By Guest on October 16, 2012
    6
    0
    By: Megan Harris I previously talked about why it's a good idea to pursue too many freelance writing jobs. However, what should you do if you overbook yourself as a result of your marketing, pitching and prospecting? You're at a point other freelance writers would envy, so congratulations! The work is coming in and your marketing efforts are paying off. […]
  • 9 Rookie Blunders that Will Cost You Freelance Gigs

    By Guest on September 21, 2012
    0
    0
    by Marya Jan Ever wonder why you never hear back from the jobs you apply to? If you have done everything right, chances are that you are not the best fit for the position – maybe they can’t afford you or maybe they are looking for something else. Or, they have found someone even better. If that’s the case, at […]