Writing While on Vacation

I recently took a mini vacation from my job at The Inn to visit my daughter and her boyfriend for her birthday. It was an enjoyable visit, and I got much accomplished for the writing business. The bus ride from Bangor to Caribou, then from Caribou to Old Town on Continue Reading

Freelancers Working for No Pay

While I generally believe that working for no pay is simply not the way to go, there are times when it can be helpful. I know, I know… freelancers who are starting out need all the income they can get. Why would they work for free? There are valid reasons Continue Reading

Y! Contributor Network

I use this platform for some of my articles. Generally speaking, I have done only a few articles that are solely Performance Payments. Many of my articles I have placed on their network are published as Upfront Non Exclusive with Performance Payments, which pay you a small fee, which for Continue Reading

Financial Goals for Year 3

I am already on my financial goal path for 2011, which is carried over until the New Year, when new financial goals will be decided on. My current path dictates that I am to earn $30.00 per day, which will amount to $10,950 for a one year period — the Continue Reading

A New Year: Freelance Writing, the Second Year

My second year as a full-time freelance writer began last May, though I wasn’t doing a whole lot. At that point I was having some medical issues that were impeding my productivity. Over the winter, spring and summer of 2010, my blogging for each venue (Including How to Live the Continue Reading

Get the Word out About You: Market with Articles

Article directories only pay a revenue share, in most cases, but they provide you with a way to market your business for free. The monetary rewards may become lucrative over time, but don’t expect much right off. Fill out the application (if there is one), put up your profile and Continue Reading