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Top Places for Freelance Writers to Find Jobs

If you’re a freelance writer looking for outlets to share and earn money for your work, there are numerous opportunities.  Start by setting up profiles on websites such as LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Indeed, Upwork, and Fivver.  Make sure that you include a professional photo and that your profile is thorough.  Online magazines are also a gold mine for freelance writers.  Visit their websites and write down their submission guidelines.  Then, come up with creative topic ideas that the editors will want to accept.  Here are additional places for freelance writers to find work. FlexJobs This is a paid membership site that costs about $14.95 a month or $49.95 per year.  This website is not only for freelance writers, but it specializes in remote jobs.  You can type in the word “writer” and set the search setting for the past few days.  Once you do this, you’ll find diverse openings for writing jobs from employers ranging from healthcare companies to media outlets. MediaBistro This is...

May 22, 2020

How to Acquire High-Paying Clients as a Freelancer

Here’s the thing about being a freelancer: there are a lot of gigs out there. However, many companies see the gig economy as a way to get professional services at the lowest possible prices. If you’re a full-time freelancer with expert skills, this can be incredibly frustrating. Over the past few years of freelancing, I’ve developed some of the best practices for engaging with high-paying clients. In my experience, sites like Upwork, Fiverr, or Freelancer have not been fountains of high-quality, high-paying clients. Here’s my advice on how to utilize these sites to your advantage and take your freelance game to the next level: 1. Find Your Niche Developing a unique specialty can do wonders for your income potential. As a former engineer turned writer, I knew that my bread and butter would come from the technology industry. Tech companies are always looking for writers who can understand complex topics and craft outstanding content. Whatever service you offer, dig deep into your work...

Dec 5, 2019

How To Survive As A Freelancer

The fear of ditching a 9 to 5 job is all too real for those contemplating freelancing full-time. A predictable pay schedule, health insurance, and a 401K afforded by a day job are securities that rebuttal the option of freelancing. However, as a freelancer, you can have all of the aforementioned and other perks like flexibility in your schedule, avoiding hostile work environments, and the stresses of dealing with your nagging boss. If you are afraid you won’t be able to make ends meet as a freelancer, think again. It’s possible to not only survive but to thrive as a freelancer. Start by understanding what you’re good at. You would be surprised at the niches available to freelancers and how well they pay. Think about your hobbies and side hustles that you enjoy doing for fun. Chances are your niche is totally outside of the scope of your degree, but you’re passionate about it and would do it for no pay. Then there is the possibility that it might be tailored to your degree, and you...

Oct 10, 2019