Tag "Freelance writing"

  • Balancing a Blog and a 9-5: Things to Consider Before You Hit Publish

    Balancing a Blog and a 9-5- Things to Consider Before You Hit Publish

    For the majority of the six years since I started seriously blogging (meaning: publicly sharing my posts, putting money into design and self-hosting, and remaining consistent), I’ve balanced it with a full-time job. When I started out, I knew that time management would be of utmost… read more

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  • How to Write Pitches Editors Can’t Ignore

    How to Write Pitches Editors Can’t Ignore

    How many times have you pitched an amazing idea to an editor, only to have it disappear into the mysterious black hole of unanswered emails? There are two important facts that every writer must in keep in mind: Editors are hungry for good pitches–content is king,… read more

  • Why I Guest Blog and You Should, Too!

    Guest Blogging Tips

    Guest blogging–where you write content on someone else’s blog in return for a link back to yours and recognition of your expertise in the subject matter or when you accept content from guest bloggers on your blog–has changed over the years. In the early days of… read more

  • Creative Ways to Earn Money from Your Blog

    3 Creative Ways to Earn Money from Your Blog

    Once you’ve decided that you want to turn your blog into a business, one of the first questions that probably comes to mind is, “How am I going to earn money?” If you’re a member of the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™, you already have access to… read more

  • Freelancing 101: How To Become A Freelance Writer

    freelancing 101

    It’s all well and good to wake up some morning and say, “I’d like to be a freelance writer.” It is a path I took… kind of. I started my working life right out of high school as an office manager for a government agency. I… read more