How to Start Freelance Writing to Make Money Online

Freelance writing is a great way to make money online. There are millions of websites out there that all need writers, and you can easily carve out a niche for yourself and make either a full-time living or enough to supplement your other income. Getting started freelance writing isn’t difficult. Here are a few things you need to know about how to start freelance writing to … [Read more...]

Freelance Writing 107: Belong to a Writing Community

One of the best things you can do when it comes to making money with your online writing is joining an online writing community. There are a number of reasons to do this. They provide a method through which you can improve your skills as a freelance writing professional. They also serve as a way for you to identify clients and publishers that are prone to scamming hardworking … [Read more...]

Freelance Writing 106: Copyscape Should Be Your Best Friend

Online writing professionals have a reputation for submitting copied and plagiarized articles to make a fast buck. While it is only the most low-down, dirty freelance writing scoundrels that would even consider doing this, it is a problem you have to face in the business. Understanding how copyscape works is particularly important. The system takes the submitted text and … [Read more...]

Freelance Writing 105: Terminologies

Okay, so you know how to find work and your portfolio is ready to go, but do you understand the online writing terminologies thrown around in the freelance writing community? If you don’t you will never really know what you’re bidding on. If you already know the meaning of phrases like spinning, keyword density, CMS, meta tags, copy writing, auto responder, and call to … [Read more...]

Freelance Writing 104: Building a Portfolio and Marketing Yourself

The most important thing required to sell yourself as a freelance writer is having an amazing freelance portfolio. Without it you will struggle to land your first client. Even if you have a few paying jobs you won’t gain as many writing assignments as you could if you put together a portfolio that really shines. So just what does it take to build the perfect freelance … [Read more...]