Other Freelancing

I Ran a Blogger Campaign and Liked It

In which I get out of my comfort zone, try my hand at running a blogger campaign, and I discover that I like it. Last year, [easyazon_link asin=”149361116X” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”marquit-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]I wrote a book[/easyazon_link]. In this book, I emphatically stated that I am a freelance writer. I write, and do very …

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Networking: An Essential Part of Freelancing Success

If you want freelancing success, you need to learn how to effectively network. The connections you make matter a lot when you’re looking for work. It’s been years since I’ve actually needed to check the freelance job boards. Sometimes I hit the job boards when I’m looking for a breath of fresh air, or if I think …

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My Freelance Journalist Rant Against *Some* PR People

As a freelance journalist, I have a love/hate relationship with PR people. They can be useful, but they can also be SO annoying. A freelance journalist frequently needs access to great expert sources.  There are amazing resources for sources. I love HARO, of course, and I also have PR people that I can turn to when I …

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Niuzly: The “iTunes of Newspapers and Magazines”

Niuzly offers you the chance to earn money directly from your writing. But is it worth the time for an established writing professional? One of the interesting things about my line of work is that I learn a lot about different startups and companies related to writing. There are plenty of places to look if …

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Online Writers: How “Real” is Your Career?

Even as blogging becomes more popular, many online writers are still asked about getting a “real job.” We’re at an interesting place in our society. Technology offers opportunities for new ways to make money, but “traditional” work in the “real” world is still a major part of our economy — and probably always will be. …

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