How to Make a Career of Freelance Web Writing

by Barbara Cedillo Alvarez (with permission)

Several writers,veteran and new,have posted questions about how to make DS and freelancing for other clients a viable,profitable WAH (work at home) career.

I’ve been thinking about different ideas and strategies while I was driving around Las Cruces taking photos for my Quick Guides today.

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Email alerts when CloudCrowd has work

Yep- if you haven’t signed up for the cloud crowd email alerts,get thee bum over to facebook so that you can grab the silly little tasks early before they run out. It’s changes like these that will help the company get more work in the future. They’re improving their infrastructure so they can HANDLE [...]

Magic List of Successful Keywords

I got another request for “good keywords”and unfortunately,I can’t just GIVE anyone good keywords. It’s not about the keywords. It’s about the combination of keywords that are good for different reasons. Hopefully this 3000 word article will explain

SEO for freelance web marketers (and that is exactly [...]

Lead Times for Print Publication vs Web Writing

For writing web content,2-3 months is generally a decent lead time for seasonal articles. It gives your article enough time to grow authority via incoming links and can help your SERP rankings through the peak of the season.

However- this is the web and a good (SEO good) article will do well year after [...]

I couldn't have said it better myself

Felicia at No Job for Mom has written a post about how she evaluates which sites are worth writing for. Her system of analysis is intelligent and worthy of consideration. Go check out “So many writing sites –how do I choose.”

I want to reiterate a point I’ve said before,and that Felicia echoed [...]

New Freelance Writing Opp- On Facebook???

Imagine that- a freelance writing money-making application on facebook. It’s new,I can tell that there are conflicts between the writers and the editors (name a relationship more doomed?)

Anyway- here it is,have you ever come across a TERRIBLE WEBSITE? Where everything is spelled wrong,or the English is poorly translated? That’s what this [...]

You should totally show favoritism

Seriously. YOU are your business,right. So why shouldn’t your business have YOUR personality? I’m all fired up,about to color all my backgrounds purple or something. Let me lay this out for you…

You made your business

You love your business

You give your business love and in return it loves you.

Neglect your [...]

Building DoFollow Links with a List of Dofollow Sites

SheToldMe.com allows you to create Xomba-like incoming links that are dofollow,too.

I was talking with some new-to-web-marketing moms about the mystical virtues of dofollow links. There’s some debate in the SEO world about whether or not they matter,or for how long they will matter. Without actually researching Google’s stance on the virtues of [...]