Paid Writing Opportunities: Business

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If you enjoy writing about the diverse world of business, here are some places you should pitch. Remember that writing about business doesn’t have to be restricted to these outlets, though. Check out the business mind map to see exactly how many more writing opportunities you can find, all while growing your authority in the … Read more

Paid Writing Opportunities: House & Home Magazines

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Do you love to make a house a home—and write about it? Whether you like writing about simple home solutions or fancy interior design, here are some opportunities that would be right up your alley (or hallway). Add these five house and home magazines that pay writers to your pitching calendar. Then do your research: … Read more

Paid Writing Opportunities: Greeting Cards

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Do you love greeting cards?  Have you ever thought about writing greeting cards for pay? If you’re able to condense emotions into a few verses and keep your writing tight, you might have a place in the greeting card industry. But as always, I’m not here to B.S. you: getting work accepted by these companies … Read more

How to write greeting cards for pay

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How to earn money writing greeting cards If you love getting cards in the mail and you’re a writer, chances are you’ve thought about writing greeting cards. Yes, there are some greeting card companies that accept submissions from freelance writers (but forget Hallmark).     Can you condense the immensity of love into a few … Read more

Get Paid for Writing in 2019

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Is it finally time to get paid for writing? If you’re committed to getting paid for writing in 2019, it’s time to commit to pitching publications. You can also pitch companies, but it’s always a good idea to get some bylines in publications to get a bit of social proof. Why social proof is important … Read more

Where to Find Freelance Writing Gigs, Part 1

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For anyone wanting to make a living as a writer, finding good, well-paying freelance writing gigs can be something of a mystery.  Many new writers get discouraged by the peanuts-per-word rates found on content mills and elsewhere. And whereas a handful of writers may have made good money on these types of sites (and I use … Read more

12 Ways to Make Money With Your Writing

12 Ways to Make Money With Your Writing

Make money with your writing: it’s not only doable, it’s an awesome profession that will give you the freedom to live life on your terms. I’m making a great income from my writing, working on a part-time basis, which still allows me to homeschool my awesome kids. So it strikes me as odd when people … Read more

Why Freelancer Writers Shouldn’t Charge by the Word

On a previous post, we discussed why freelance writers shouldn’t charge by the hour. It’s a punitive method: the more efficient you get at your job, the less you get paid. It’s a system that punishes you for getting better at your craft, rather than reward you for doing so. And it’s a silly way to set up your business.

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I didn’t pick a niche. And you don’t have to, either (video)

Hey guys, Today’s post is a video instead of a post! Check out the brand new MultiTalented Writers YouTube channel, and make sure to let me know in the comments below what you want to see me do on it! In true MultiTalented Writer fashion, this channel is about anything and everything, so it’s not … Read more

Freelance Writing Terms You Should Know

Freelance Writing Terms You Should KNow

When you’re starting out in freelance writing, you can get easily confused by all the terms that are thrown around in online writing groups and elsewhere on the Internet. Sometimes, it can be a little intimidating to ask for clarification. Fear not; this post will tell you what those terms are.

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