Archive for July, 2008

Blogging to Boost Your Freelance Writing Career

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Are you starting out as a freelance writer and trying to establish yourself as an “expert” in a particular topic?

The always helpful Freelance Writing Jobs has an interesting suggestion that might help you gain expertise while still earning a few freelance dollars on the side: find a blogging job in your topic of interest.

Then, when you discover someone looking to hire a blogger on the topic you’re trying to gain expertise in, send your letter of interest detailing your writing, blogging and social media experience. Do this for each blogging job you run across, and it won’t be long until you have the expertise and writing clips you’re seeking.

The following sites might help you in your quest:

A few blogging jobs on the right topics could look great in your writing cv and writing website. This will maximize your chance of landing new clients in areas you want to write about.

Good Advice From Stephen King

Saturday, July 12th, 2008