What is Seed Content? (Quick Read: 250 Words)

Every marketing campaign starts somewhere. Whether you’re new to writing online, or handling the content marketing for a brand client, you’re going to hear the…

I Left My Newspaper Job 8 Years Ago

I made the leap. With my reporter’s notebook and camera by my side, I traded covering school board meetings and photographing weekend parades for collaborating…

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…

6 Tips for Writing More Blog Posts, Faster

A few weeks ago a reader asked me how in the world I research and write so many articles day after day. I was taken…

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…

5 Ways to Make Your Writing Job Application Stand Out

As a freelance writer, you compete with other writers every time you apply for a project. Your application? It’s one of many. What can you…