Category: Freelance Writing

Dos and Don’ts For Pitching Freelance Articles

There are many different types of freelance writing jobs. But perhaps the most common thing people think of when they hear the words 'freelance writer' is article or feature writing. Whether it's an online article, a feature in a magazine, or any other longer-form piece of writing, this type of …

5 Must-Have Supplementary Skills For Freelance Writers

To be a successful freelance writer, you need more than just sound writing skills. Freelancing, after all, essentially involves running your own small business. You're not just doing your writing work; you're also managing all the other bits and pieces yourself – from invoices and payments to marketing and networking. …

7 Professional Portfolio Sites For Freelance Writers

One of the best tools you can have as a freelance writer is a portfolio of your writing. And no, we're not talking about an old-school scrapbook filled with clippings of your articles! We're talking about a sleek, professional online portfolio that helps you showcase your skills and experience. Think …

5 Simple Invoicing Tools For Freelance Writers

Invoices pay our bills and put food on our tables. They’re a freelance writer's best friend, and yet they can be so dull and time-consuming. As writers, we want to spend our time writing, not staring dolefully at spreadsheets. So why subject yourself to unnecessarily complicated invoicing procedures? As with most things …