Being a finance writer from home has been an amazing experience, but I know the niche is not for everyone. I know not everyone gets as excited about credit utilization rates as I do. That’s the beauty of freelance writing – there are so many niches and topics to write in!
I had the fun opportunity of talking with Carrie Madormo from The Healthy Work At Home Mom. Carrie is an expert parent freelance writer and has even been featured on Working Mother. She is a goldmine of knowledge for breaking into the parenting niche. (more…)
I have had the privilege of working from home for the past decade. It hasn’t been easy, but it has been rewarding. Over the previous 10 years, many people have expressed their desire to work from home. Similarly, online, thousands of more people express this wish to make their own hours.
When I talk to these people and read their posting online, I can’t help but ask, “why do you really want to work from home?” (more…)
A big myth that many new freelancers have is that clients or publications will come running once they get published on a big site. While helpful, this isn’t always the case. Instead, here are my top tips on how to attract new freelance writing clients and get more paid work. (more…)
The secret to writer’s productivity is to find your flow quickly and stay there for as long as possible. The flow I am talking about is that moment where the words just flow and time passes without you even noticing.
Here are a few ways to help you get in the flow and boost your writing productivity. Finding your writer’s flow will help you write more in less time. (more…)
It’s one thing to want to be a freelance writer and another to find freelance writing jobs. There are so many writing jobs available, but it can be hard to find the right ones for your niche, as well as legit opportunities that pay well.
Here are 15 places to look to find freelance writing jobs and start your freelance writing career. (more…)
Are you tired of your pitches getting ignored? You know you are the right writer for the job, but your emails keep getting ignored. How do you get your freelance pitch to translate into a profitable writing job?
Pitching and applying for new writing jobs takes a lot of time, so it is important that your pitches translate into paychecks. Here are my top tips to increasing your chances of getting your pitches read. (more…)