Writer Marketing – How to Focus on Value [2015 Update]

When I started out in freelancing on the web, the conversation was all about price – price per word, price per hour, price per article. That kind of conversation really hurts writers because it places the focus on the wrong aspect of writing (the word count or time count) rather than the right aspect: the […]

Kick start Your Freelance Writing Career: Beyond the Margins Review

Looking for some advice to kick start your freelance writing career? Then you’re in luck! I recently read another ebook aimed at beginning freelance writers (see my previous review here). Called Beyond the Margins, the book is by professional freelance writer Michael Kwan. This short ebook has five chapters covering: Preparing to enter the freelance […]

8 Ways Freelance Writers Are Leaving Money on the Table

by Marcie Hill Most freelance writers are creative beings, not business people, which means we tend to only charge for the actual writing of projects – the part we love most, without fully considering all aspects of completing the project. Unfortunately, we are leaving a lot of money on the table – literally and figuratively. […]

Domain Name Prize Draw – Winners!

The Get Paid to Write Online Namecheap Domain Name Giveaway (isn’t that a mouthful!) is now closed and we have winners. Drumroll, please: The first prize of 3 domain names (.com/.net/.org) goes to Nick Armstrong. The runner-up prizes of 1 domain name each go to Molly McCowan and Steven J Fromm. Look out for an email […]

The Radical Approach to Building a Guest Post Pitch (Part 1)

Okay, okay, I know, the topic of pitching a guest post has been beaten down so much on the web…so so much that you’re probably thinking “Oh boy! Here we go again.” But I’ve got something unique for you today. First of all, what does it have to do with getting paid to write? Maybe […]

Get Paid to Write Online in 2013

Tis the season to do roundups – so here’s my roundup of what’s happened on Get Paid to Write Online in 2013. Where was everybody? The image shows the distribution of Get Paid to Write Online’s readership – mostly in the US, with quite a few in the UK and India. Most commented posts published […]