Contractor Tips: Three Tips for Success on Elance

by Jessalynne Madden Are you an Elance freelance contractor with a spectacular digital profile? Do you feel confident that your profile is the very best it can be? If so, you have mastered a few of the essential skills necessary to achieve success on Elance. Now it is time to hone techniques that will not […]

Quick Tips on Bidding For Writing Jobs

Wondering how to win a writing bid? Check out these great bidding templates and resources to help you win writing work and get paid to write.

How Profitable is That Writing Job, Really?

If you‘re a freelance writer, you write for more than one client ,and …have any control over your rates, there are a lot of things to consider in terms of setting your writing rates. I’ve had jobs that have paid great and jobs that have bled money.  I’ve made mistakes in setting rates and I’ve […]

Toot Your Own Horn – Use Testimonials to the Advantage of Your Writing Career

Gotten a great testimonial? Hope you’re taking advantage of all it can do for you! The other day, Sharon Hurley Hall was elated when she had a rave review from a happy client. Don’t glowing testimonials just make your day? Mine, too. One day this week I had a particularly difficult assignment and when I […]

Are You Ready for OR Resisting the Freelancer’s Summer Slowdown?

School is OUT for summer! Does summer slow down for your freelance writing career? For some writers, this is welcome. Some of us have kids at home, some of us like to get out more.  But some of us dread the dip in income and the scrambling.   Summer is here so here are some things […]