Four 10-Second Actions That Strengthen My Freelance Network

In the freelance world, who you know is critical. When a project pops up, if your name is top-of-mind, you might just get the offer.…

6 Relationship Building Techniques for Freelancers

Growing and sustaining your freelance writing business relies on relationships, not job boards, writing forums or Facebook groups. Relationships. Yes, connections with people. As an…

Get More Writing Jobs By Pitching Article Ideas

Write what you want. It’s what we all dream of as creators, especially when getting bogged down in generalized ho-hum writing assignments. Imagine digging into…

Need a Writing Sample? 8 Places to Get Published

Landing writing jobs without a writing sample is tough. You usually have to prove your wordy value with words before anyone will hire you, which…

How to Pitch Blog Ideas When You Have No Extra Time

I’ve added a new type of task box to my Google Calendar. Pitching. It seems like more and more of my content marketing and journalism…

Should You Write for Free?

Early in my career, I was offered bylines and exposure in exchange for my precious words. While I appreciated the help getting my name out…