What Is a Freelancer? Part 1 – Freelance Writers

What Is a Freelancer?

So, what is a freelancer? When someone says,¬†“I freelance for a living” most people assume that they are either freelance writers or perhaps freelance designers. But, if you look up the word “freelance” in the dictionary, it is defined as: working for different companies at different times rather than being permanently employed by one company It doesn’t say anywhere that … Read More

Should You Write a Free Sample to Get a Freelance Writing Job?

Freelance Writing Job

If you’re a freelance writer, you’ve probably been asked to take a writing test or provide the dreaded writing sample in order to be considered for a freelance writing job. If you’re like me, you probably roll your eyes, perhaps break into a sweat, or have a full-blown anxiety attack over what you should write. Then, once you do write … Read More

How to Make an Extra $25 or More per Week Using Amazon mTurk

How to Make Money with mTurk

One of my main sources for side income is Amazon¬†mTurk. There is almost always some type of work available, and while it’s not going to make me rich, it has helped me out of a few holes in the past. There are two main types of tasks, or what are known in the mTurk world as HITs, that I look … Read More

How to Format a Resume So that Recruiters Will Read It

How to Format a Resume

While I am not an HR expert by any definition, I have amassed what I think is a pretty decent amount of knowledge about how to format a resume. I have the 12 years of experience in the prepress side of the educational publishing industry to thank for that. So, I decided to put together a series of resume writing … Read More

Freelance Writing Tips for Newbies

Freelancing Tips for Beginners

Freelance writing for beginners can be confusing. However, it doesn’t need to be, and it is one of the easiest ways to earn a living from home because there are a ton of options available to you. And when I say a ton, I am not exaggerating. There are almost too many to list, to be honest, which is why … Read More