Tag Archives: freelance opportunities
Ontext ghostwriting

Professional Ghostwriter Certification Training Boosts Business

My friend and mentor, Claudia Suzanne, founder of the world’s only formal ghostwriter training is on an audacious quest to transform the ghostwriting field and elevate freelancer incomes through community and education. I want to help Claudia get the word out to struggling writers and editors that registration is now open for the next Ghostwriting […]

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Don’t Get Buried in Google Search Results: Do You Have Your Snippet?

When I’m writing a book or an article for myself or for a ghosting client or an editing client and I need information or want to verify facts, I look for real information from real people who know how to write. I don’t care about corporate speak or marketing babble or promotions for products and […]

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Grant McDuling ghostwriter

Business of Writing – How to Make a Living as an Author or Writer

So You Want to Write for Money? (This is a special guest post by one of our favorite writers. Grant will visit once or twice a month and explain the business of writing. His articles are spot-on for authors and writers interested in developing business sense or refining the way they run their writing businesses.) […]

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Are There Dirty Little Secrets on Pinterest?

I think not. I saw a post at a blog called Bullguard. The writer promises dirty little secrets about your Pinterest account. This post is a great example of jumping on board a trending topic and riding it to a traffic spike for your blog. It’s also an example of not really delivering what your […]

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Self publishing Dana Sitar

Self-Publishing — Making Your Bones

I guess analogy sort of makes publishing like the mafia. I don’t know if I would draw that connection too broadly, but there is this one similarity: If you sit on the sidelines and call yourself a writer for too long, eventually you’re going to be called upon to prove yourself worthy of the title. […]

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1001 brilliant ideas

1001 Brilliant Ideas for Writers to Steal — New Ebook Cures Writers’ Block!

What writer hasn’t struggled with writers’ block, sometimes every time she sits  down to write? Deadlines loom. Editors gnash their teeth. Words don’t come. Oh! The pain of it! But no more, writers. You can power-up your writing career and meet those deadlines, publish those ebooks, learn how to make money as a writer even […]

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unusual jobs boost writing career

Ten unusual ways to earn more money as a writer

Competition is fierce in the world of magazines, newspapers, and Web writing. Tens of thousands of writers vie for thousands of  jobs and rates plummet to pre-21st century levels. If you’re felling frustrated, and worse, if your bills are not getting paid, rethink your writing market strategies and consider a few out-of-the ordinary writing gigs […]

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editorial services

OnText ghostwriting service comes to Thumbtack.com

We recently found an awesome networking website for professionals and creatives. Called Thumbtack.com, it’s a place for entrepreneurs and small business people to make some noise about their business and services. Thumbtack is local-centric, meaning they focus their various sites on localities and regions so you’re not competing with the entire world when the clients […]

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Freelance writers: Six essential resource links

For more than five years, OnText has been a resource for writers. Here are six essential links to feed your freelance writing success. Add yours in comments, and let me know how I can help you sell your writing and make more of your writing career. My first post on WordPress – how a blog […]

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Freelance writers wanted — paying job

Don’t you get tired of reading the same over-published, randomly copied Craigslist jobs for freelance writers? These gigs are mostly trash, don’t pay, and some are even out-right scams. However, there are work-at-home, telecommute jobs for writers — jobs that pay decent money. Here’s one of my best finds. A site called Cheapism hires freelancers […]

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