Why Writers Need to Know CMS
Freelancers, if you haven’t dabbled into the various content management systems, here’s your news flash to add it to your must-do for the year. Here, what you need to know — and why.
Female Writers on How They Fight for Fair Pay: 7 Tips to Empower Yourself
Powerhouse women who know their worth give their best advice on how to fight for fair pay as a freelance writer.
Advice From Women Writers on How They Built Their Freelance Empires
Men wouldn’t shy away from bragging about their success, so why should you? Lindsay Tigar shares wisdom from five successful female freelance writers.
The History of Female Writers
Though romantic comedies may paint a different picture, there is a major gender divide within media. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ll be celebrating the past, present and future of female wordsmiths.
What Writers Should Know About SEO to Stay Competitive in 2019
Although Google’s known for fickle algorithm changes, here are six key approaches to help your writing survive them all, so you can win at SEO for clients.
How to Grow Your Freelance Business This Year: Quarter One
Planning is essential if you want to grow your freelancing business. Here are three key ways to set yourself up for success for the rest of the year (if you’ve let half of Q1 already pass you by).
The Evolving Role of Writers in the Gig Economy: Growing Your Freelancing Skill Set (1 of 5)
Get in sync with the times as a writer, if you want to earn more. Understand what you need to master, why it’s important and of course, how to go after it. Read the first in our five-part series on the modern skill set needed for freelance writers.
Become a Writer-Publicist Power Duo in the Gig Economy: Two Success Stories (5 of 5)
In the gig economy, your job security relies on your own ability to build professional relationships. When you try to expand your network as a freelance writer or publicist, take a cue from these two pairs who have mastered professional synchrony to succeed.
Top 5 Responsibilities of a Journalist When Working With a Publicist (4 of 5)
Quid pro quos? Be wary. Pitches that miss the mark? Be honest. Things to do to keep above aboard in the publicity game.
Top 7 Etiquette Rules for Public Relations (3 of 5)
For the dynamic between a publicist and a writer, here are some thoughtful etiquette rules to keep in mind and exercise in your daily professional routine.
Focus Group on ‘Going Remote’: We Ask Digital Nomads Around the World
Curious about how freelancers have experienced the process of “going remote,” we surveyed 37 digital nomads, ranging from ages 21 to 69, and currently spread about four continents. Here’s what they had to say.
Don’t Kill Your Earned Media Ops: What Publicists and Journalists Get Wrong (2 of 5)
Ever have an interview pulled? A deadline blown? Don’t let a breakdown in the publicist-journalist relationship kill an earned media op. Get tips for a better working relationship.
The Role of a Publicist in Journalism and How They Help Writers, Too (1 of 5)
In part one of our five-part series on publicists, we discuss the role of a publicist and how they can benefit both publications and freelance writers.
Becoming an Influencer: 6 Keys to Double-Gigging As a Writer and Influencer (5 of 5)
If you’re toying with the idea of double-gigging yourself as a professional writer and an influencer, learn how to set yourself up for success and to protect your reputation in the world of media.
Becoming an Influencer: The Six-Month Guide to Building a Following (4 of 5)
Ready to put yourself out there? Get the fundamentals from influencer marketing experts in a six-month blueprint to creating and fostering a following.