Join My Database of Writers and Editors

February 14, 2021

Open to writing or editing work? If you want me to consider you for freelance writing or editing opportunities or full-time writing or editing jobs, join this database.

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How We’re Monetizing The Write Life: An Income Report (October 2014)

October 21, 2014

Fifteen months after launching The Write Life, a website and community for writers, we’ve turned the corner toward profitability. Because of that momentum, and because I’ve been inspired lately by income reports from Pinch of Yum‘s food blogger duo, Kindle author Steve Scott and passive income evangelist Pat Flynn (who launched a niche site on […]

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Announcing the Winners of Our Blogging Contest

September 29, 2014

A few months ago, I wrote about my struggle to find top-notch freelance writers to contribute to the various blogs my company manages. To discover high-quality contributors, we launched a contest, asking writers to submit posts on specific topics. While each winner’s post would earn them $75, that wasn’t the only perk: any writer whose […]

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Writing Contest for Bloggers and Reporters: Three $75 Prizes

June 15, 2014

I am constantly in search of top-notch writers who can blog. You’d think it would be easy to find good freelancers, especially considering we want to PAY them, but the truth is, it can be a difficult task. It’s not difficult to find writers, mind you; it’s difficult to find good writers. Why do I […]

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5 Ways to Offer Awesome Content Without Pulling Your Hair Out

July 23, 2013

No time to create original content? Try these ways to offer solid content to your community without spending all your waking hours researching, writing and publishing.

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All the Whys and Hows Behind My Site Redesign

March 18, 2013

Notice anything new today? got a makeover! And a pretty FUN one, don’t you think? (If you’re reading this in an RSS feed, click over to the blog to see our new look!) Behind every site redesign, there’s a story. This post explains WHY I went for a new look, HOW I got it […]

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Writing the Perfect Blog Post: A Formula That Works

March 5, 2013

I love variety in blog posts — as both an editor and a reader. I love creativity and uniqueness. I love fun leads and solid storytelling. So I had a hard time writing this post because it basically tells you NOT to be creative when writing blog posts. Of course, there are lots of smart […]

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How Often Should You Blog to Maximize Results?

December 3, 2012

For several years now, I’ve dedicated myself to blogging three times each week. People sometimes ask, “How could you possibly have time for that?” The answer is you have time for what you make time for. (Click to tweet that idea.) I make time for blogging. I make it a priority. I committed to posting […]

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Guest Blogging Opportunities for You

November 21, 2012

When reader Michelle left a comment on last week’s post about the benefits of guest blogging, it gave me an idea. Some of you are looking for guest posting opportunities, while others are looking to run quality posts on your blog. So why not bring both sides together to help us all out? In the […]

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Writers’ Roundup: January 20

January 20, 2012

Friday has arrived! Smart reads for your weekend: Must-read article for writers in Forbes: author Michael Ellsberg shares tips for book promotion based on his personal experience. If you’re considering working for yourself, entrepreneur Thursday Bram suggests taking time to establish your title — Should you call yourself a freelancer? Independent contractor? Consultant? Great glossary. […]

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