Tag Archives: Writers

Which Free Version is Best For Freelance Writers?

As a freelance writer, a reliable (and affordable) task management tool is a game-changer, and Trello and Asana are two of the most popular options out there. It’s easy to see why: They both offer robust free products. But which one is better? If you’re struggling to make the call, this guide breaks down the […]

9 Tips for Bloggers and Freelance Writers

You’re a writer and your words are important — but are they enough? Online, it’s tough to keep readers’ interest. They have lots of distractions at their fingertips, plus reading on their device is tiring. An attention-grabbing image can draw them in. If you’re writing for your own blog, finding, modifying and using images appropriately […]

A Guide for Aspiring User Experience Writers

You can now order groceries, join a virtual meeting and deposit checks from your phone. What do all have in common? On-screen words guide you through how to complete those tasks.  You might not even notice the words — good UX writing can be nearly invisible when it’s working well. UX writing, or user experience […]

26 Parenting Blogs and Magazines That Pay Freelance Writers

The internet is full of writing opportunities, especially within the ever-popular parenting niche.  Yet it can be challenging to find parenting publications that pay. Some popular blogs are run by work-from-home moms who don’t have a budget for writers, and others simply don’t have to pay for submissions because so many contributors are willing to […]

26 Parenting Blogs and Magazines That Pay Freelance Writers

The internet is full of writing opportunities, especially within the ever-popular parenting niche.  Yet it can be challenging to find parenting publications that pay. Some popular blogs are run by work-from-home moms who don’t have a budget for writers, and others simply don’t have to pay for submissions because so many contributors are willing to […]

A Guide for Aspiring User Experience Writers

You can now order groceries, join a virtual meeting and deposit checks from your phone. What do all have in common? On-screen words guide you through how to complete those tasks.  You might not even notice the words — good UX writing can be nearly invisible when it’s working well. UX writing, or user experience […]

Filing Your Taxes, Freelance Writers? Ask Your Accountant These Questions

This is my ninth year of full-time freelance writing, which I’d like to say makes me an expert at freelance taxes. However, the truth is that I learn something new every year — whether it’s how much to set aside for estimated taxes, what accounting software I should be using or what percentage of my […]

5 Financial Tips for Freelance Writers

It’s almost cruel: as soon as the holidays are over, it’s time to start thinking about first quarter financials. And while winter may be the most wonderful time of the year (… maybe), it’s also one of the most busy and expensive. Tax time is stressful for everyone, but especially for freelance writers, whose financial […]

19 of the Best YouTube Channels for Writers

We write a lot about the best websites for writers, online writing courses, books on writing and lots more for writers of all kinds, but there’s a whole ‘nother realm of resources out there. I’m talking about YouTube channels. You may currently know YouTube only as that place you go to watch far too many […]

The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2021

Now that we’re a few weeks into 2021, let’s all breathe a deep sigh of relief together for overcoming what has to be one of the hardest years we’ve experienced in modern times.  And you made it through! That’s a victory worth celebrating, especially with the people who helped you navigate the chaos with websites […]

6 Money Habits Freelance Writers Should Adopt This Year

When you first start a freelance writing business, the goal is simple: earn enough money to stay afloat while doing work you enjoy. But as time goes on, most of us want to do better. We want to earn more for ourselves and our family. With success, however, comes financial housekeeping. Even when you do […]

An Explainer for Freelance Writers

This is an excerpt from The Money Guide for Freelance Writers: How to Manage (And Feel Good About) Your Finances. It’s 50% off until Friday, Jan. 8. We all know to file an individual tax return by April every year.  But did you know that as a business owner, you’re expected to file estimated payments […]