Freelance Writer Guild
  • Living, Writing and Musing: Confessions of a Freelance Writer

    Living, Writing and Musing: Confessions of a Freelance Writer

    Despite the passage of time and the advent of cool technology, most of us still dream of being a traditional, salt-of-the-earth writer. After all, didn’t someone famous mention that we all have a great novel in us waiting to be written? Why become an accountant or space astronaut when you can grow a two-week old beard and sip on a [...]

  • Beware the Dubious Web Hosting Company

    Beware the Dubious Web Hosting Company

    Like it namesake suggests, a web hosting company literally hosts your website on the company’s servers. This includes information such as videos, photographs, apps and even information about your company if it is registered to your domain ownership. When chosen correctly, you should be able to maintain the cost of keeping your website online at a bare minimum. If done [...]

  • Very Important: SEO your Content

    Very Important: SEO your Content

    As freelancers, we love to write. Our clients tend to give us keywords that we they would like to be the focus on their writing – but why? Why do we need to do that and what is SEO? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a method of helping websites rank higher in search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo. Basically, [...]

  • Freelancers Union

    Freelancers Union

    To my friends out there, I spend a lot of time reading and thought that I would share this.   via, the Freelancers Union: Support the Freelancer Payment Protection Act Send Letters to Senator Dean Skelos : 394 Letters Sent So Far What is the Freelancer Payment Protection Act? The FPPA would help independent workers in New York collect money [...]

  • The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube

    The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube

    Women these days are different compared to who we were before.  We want to be different and we want our passion to drive our career.  A 9-5 job is not satisfying or motivating anymore. This books, The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women who think outside the Cube identifies exactly that.  The author, Michelle Goodman, a self proclaimed [...]

  • Freelance Writing vs Full-Time Job

    Freelance Writing vs Full-Time Job

    Imagine this, waking up every morning at 7am, drive to work by 9am, work your butt off and leave at 5pm. You are exhausted, stressed and brought some of your work home to finish it up for tomorrow. Then, you do this over and over again from Monday to Friday. What a life. Here is an evaluation of the pros [...]

  • Top 9 Twitter Tips for Beginners

    Top 9 Twitter Tips for Beginners

    Being a freelancer, it is often a challenge to share your story to the world.  As writers, we really enjoy writing – when it comes to marketing and building a brand though, that takes some extra effort and we may not be the best in doing so. Imagine this: One day, you decide to be a freelance writer. You did [...]

 
/ June 4, 2012 5:47 am

Living, Writing and Musing: Confessions of a Freelance Writer

Despite the passage of time and the advent of cool technology, most of us still dream of being a traditional, salt-of-the-earth writer. After all, didn’t someone famous mention that we all have a great novel in us waiting to be written? Why become an accountant or space astronaut when you can grow a two-week old beard and sip on a [...]

/ May 8, 2012 4:08 am

Beware the Dubious Web Hosting Company

Like it namesake suggests, a web hosting company literally hosts your website on the company’s servers. This includes information such as videos, photographs, apps and even information about your company if it is registered to your domain ownership. When chosen correctly, you should be able to maintain the cost of keeping your website online at a bare minimum. If done [...]

/ May 8, 2012 12:00 am

Very Important: SEO your Content

As freelancers, we love to write. Our clients tend to give us keywords that we they would like to be the focus on their writing – but why? Why do we need to do that and what is SEO? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a method of helping websites rank higher in search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo. Basically, [...]

/ May 7, 2012 12:00 am

Freelancers Union

To my friends out there, I spend a lot of time reading and thought that I would share this.   via, the Freelancers Union: Support the Freelancer Payment Protection Act Send Letters to Senator Dean Skelos : 394 Letters Sent So Far What is the Freelancer Payment Protection Act? The FPPA would help independent workers in New York collect money [...]

/ May 6, 2012 5:06 pm

The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube

Women these days are different compared to who we were before.  We want to be different and we want our passion to drive our career.  A 9-5 job is not satisfying or motivating anymore. This books, The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women who think outside the Cube identifies exactly that.  The author, Michelle Goodman, a self proclaimed [...]