This may seem a bit unconventional, but my personal opinion has always been that your success as a freelance writer is based just as much, if not more, on your ability to pitch than it is on your ability to write.
You should probably go ahead and stand up while you read this—by the end, you may never want to sit again.
The pen may be mightier than the sword, but today, the keyboard is mightier than both.
To many freelancers, LinkedIn is intimidating because the general tone is a lot less personable compared to other social networks. However, for those who know where and how to look, LinkedIn can be a goldmine of freelance possibilities.
When people find out I freelance, they always ask me the same question: “How do you think of all your ideas?”
Now that Condé Nast editors will also be creating branded content, the lines between content marketing and traditional journalism continue to blur. For those interested in exploring new work opportunities, the head of Contently's editorial services team talks about how to work with brands and what else editors in the new media landscape need to know.
Ernest Hemingway is regarded as one of the world’s greatest writers. After running some nerdy reading level stats, I now respect him even more.
What happens when you gather hundreds of journalists in the same place? Networking on steroids.
We all want to earn more money, but for the freelancers who are seriously seeking a raise, knowing why January is the right time to ask can make all the difference.