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Insane Expectations and Lies

Insane Expectations and Lies Express Writers’ current job post at Indeed.com expresses the complete and unrealistic expectations of every content mill, as well as the lie about pay. $20 to $30 an hour? Not a chance. Express points to this … Continue reading

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How To Make A Living As a Writer (Honestly)

How do you make a living as a writer? Get a full time job writing for a newspaper, magazine, or internet company. It’s impossible to make full time money stringing together part-time jobs. If you’re not regularly employed, view freelance … Continue reading

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Poll: Would You Consider LinkedIn For Seeking Freelance Work?

LinkedIn starts at $24.95 a month. Would you consider it for seeking freelance work? If you are using it right now, and you’ve been successful, vote yes.

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The Rest of The Year

How have you been? I’ve been sick a week with a yet unidentified non-infectious virus. No writing done but lots of thoughts on same. As I struggle to get back to the keyboard, this timeline presents itself: August 25, 2016: Submit anthology … Continue reading

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Two directions for the internet. And freelancers.

Where are we going with the internet? Google says that it will rank sites higher which have mobile compatibility. Yet all things video continue to lead the internet. Low bandwidth versus higher bandwidth. For freelancers we will have to get … Continue reading

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Content creation jobs from Craigslist and otherwise

I am always looking for part-time writing gigs that I can do from anywhere. What’s called working remotely. This is a short list of companies that have treated me fairly. Ajax Union This Bronx based company paid me for a writing … Continue reading

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Third time’s the charm?

Here’s my third try at an introductory video. I’ve added captions in case people with hearing problems can’t access the audio. And sometimes you just can’t hear well on a mobile device; so it makes sense to provide subtitles. Producing … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: An Acceptance Letter from the past

An acceptance letter from a national magazine that pays well is the goal of every freelancer. When I was last active in writing, back in 2005 through 2008, three of my articles sold for over $2,000 apiece. I’m trying to work back … Continue reading

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Freelance sites continue to baffle

The three freelance sites I’m using continue to baffle me. Here’s what I’ve found out so far. Jobs may be closed to bidding but they may not be awarded. Of the ten jobs I’ve bid in the last few weeks, … Continue reading

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Making a movie part 2: Freelancing possibilities

What if you made a video proposal to accompany your written bid? Would it help get freelance work? I originally thought about video in limited terms. I saw it as a welcome to my website; it might engage people more than a standard written introduction. But perhaps … Continue reading

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