Tag Archives: Freelance websites

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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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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Loading your website with keywords for page rank

If you are still cramming your website with keywords, or making keyword focus your priority or jamming web pages full of keywords, you may not be up-to-date with Google and other search engines. Playing  with optimization for single words, or hiring someone to take your money and optimize your site, is like paying someone to […]

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Content mill Suite101 may be improving for writers

I’ve written for Suite101 and other content mill farms in various iterations on and off for about 10 years and have seldom been a fan of how they treat writers. But let me say this: Suite101’s newest management team, seems to have a better path. There have been a confusing number of shake ups there, […]

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Unusual writing competition connects writers and agents

Here’s what appears to be an interesting opportunity for writers trying to connect with literary agents. PagetoFame is a new competition inviting writers to submit opening pages of a book idea. If the idea has merit, it should progress through a series of evaluation rounds and ultimately connect with a professional agent. I have no […]

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Six fantastic market resources for writers and freelancers

Make a note of these six helpful job and market resources for freelance writers as the economy perks up and work becomes more available. Whether you’re an aspiring writer or a seasoned pro – this half dozen excellent market lists can boost your career. Writing for dollars – They have an archive of ten years […]

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Earn $30,000 a year from your blog

Earn $30,000 daily from your blog. $30K from blogging? Well, Darren Rouse, the world’s most prolific blogger, says you can. Who’s going to argue with him? If you can manage to parley your blog into $30K a year, you should absolutely quit your day job and make your fortune with your imagination, but I’m not […]

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Online resources for writers and freelancers

If you write, the following resources are some you should be following or reading. these are professionals who know the business of books, publishing, and writing. They have much to say of value to writers, freelancers, copywriters, copyeditors and anyone smithing words. Marcela Landres, former editor Simon and Schuster Men with Pens – not men […]

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Successful Freelance Writers – 16 Top Must Have Online Links

This essential list is all the efficient freelance writer or editor might ever need to put together the best articles on the web or in print. These are sites used by professional writers for many years. See the links that are are long-time success makers. Whether you need a synonym, a definition, an interview source, an expert, or a new […]

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