Tag Archives: Freelance websites

A beginning writer bitches about the publishing industry

The following article is written by an angry beginning writer who is bitching about the publishing industry. The writer wishes to become a highly paid freelancer. What would you advise this writer? I just finished reading “Why freelance writers agree to work for almost no money,” and I couldn’t help but think, “Hey that’s me!” […]

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How not to use Brad Pitt in your headlines

Short and sweet – I’ll show you how to hoodwink readers into thinking you’re writing about a famous celebrity. Then I’ll show you how not to use Brad Pitt (and other famous names) in your blog or your writing if you have any integrity at all. Obviously, my integrity is shakey today. My headline is […]

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Keywords and SEO for writers – how to destress your website

Keywords are key to the success of marketing and promotional websites but how do they help you sell your writing? Keywords can help potential readers find your site when they search Google or Bing, but keywords are not the be all and end all. Agonizing over SEO (search engine optimization) is highly overrated and not […]

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Register your freelance writing copyrights – Part 3 of 3

(this is part three of a three part series on freelance copyrights) An email I received offering to save the soul of my work for cold cash was from one of hundreds of slightly off-center entrepreneurs trying to make a bunch of bucks from anything they can put into html code. Copyrighting your work is […]

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How freelance writers secure copyrights-Part 1 of 3

How do you secure the rights to your freelance work – written material you create? An email from a vendor I have heretofore trusted flamed in uppercase declaration, “Act NOW! Copyright your writings, your Web site, your very name. Thwart unscrupulous others bent on stealing your work for their nefarious purposes.” That’s a fate freelance […]

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Review – Getting Published in Magazines e-course

Linda Formichelli teaches you how to sell your writing Want to sell your writing to high-profile magazines? It isn’t a walk in the press room to break in to magazines, but you can do it if you put your back into it. You need a successful mentor and you can buy one online. Linda Formichelli […]

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Staff Blogging Course helps sell your writing

        Writer and professional blogger Ali Hale created a digital course called Staff Blogging to help other writers develop yet another reliable revenue stream in these times of economic hysteria – I mean challenges. I had a chance to use and review the staff blogging course. Here’s what I found.  From the […]

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Sell your writing with 9 effective promotion and marketing tips

(thomas beck photo) Sell your writing. Promoting and marketing your book project is essential to success, no matter how good your publisher is. That’s especially true if you elect to self-publish or e-publish. Fran Silverman, author of Talk Radio Wants You is a successful New York based author and talk show host. Fran has several book […]

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Top five websites for writers and freelancers

Here you go – I’ve gathered the top five favorite websites for writers and freelancers for this week. I’ve followed some of these for years, and I’ve knocked others off my list recently. If you want to learn to sell your writing – try these. Writing.com – this one is almost overwhelming. It’s a huge […]

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Writers create a language from the Mayan past

Writers, archeologists and common people in South America are, at this very instant, ressurecting a language that died in the 16th Century. Those Mayan people of South America are, as they save the old language, writing a new language. A new language, for writing and speaking, will evolve in the 21st Century. I watched a […]

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