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Can You Help These Freelance Writers Figure Out What to Do?

Judging from the emails and Facebook questions I get, some freelance writers think I am the oracle of all knowledge. Fact is, I do not know everything about freelance writing. I get questions I don’t really know how to answer …

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How I Connected With My Dream Editor on LinkedIn – With This One Tweak

By Lisa Baker I’ve built my entire writing career on networking. My first professional clips were for a friend who got a job as a website editor. He loved my writing so much that when he became an editor at …

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3 Ways to Avoid Insulting Your Freelance Writing Prospects on Social Media

It’s come to my attention that many writers are mystified on social-media etiquette. I know because I keep getting pitches from writers who are complete strangers to me, asking if I would subcontract them some of my freelance writing assignments. …

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Are Freelance Writers Really Getting Gigs Using Social Media? Take My Poll

Tools aren’t any good unless you know how to use them. It’s true for freelance writing as much as it is for hammering together a stool. This came to mind recently when I got this comment from a writer who …

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Marketing 101 for Freelance Writers #5: How to Quickly Mine Job Ads for Gold

Anyone who has spent a week looking at the writing jobs posted on Craigslist knows online job ads are not a great source of top-paying clients. The best clients, you find doing your own proactive marketing. However…there are a few …

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5 Essential Facebook Tricks for Freelance Writers

By Alicia Rittenhouse You have heard the buzz surrounding Facebook Pages and Facebook custom landing pages, but are you confused with what you should include as a writer? First off, you should have a Facebook fan page. Then, you should …

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