Freelance Writers

Infographic: Why Do Freelance Writers Love WriterAccess?

Freelancing offers flexibility, variety, and the freedom to work in your pajamas. But finding clients and managing every aspect of the workflow, not to mention the up and down nature of the pay, can be daunting. Most writers simply want to focus on the writing, without the self-promotion and project management. Using an online resource — like WriterAccess ...

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WriterAccess One-Million-Word Writers

Congratulations to the writers who’ve written one million words with WriterAccess! As the Talent Marketing Manager at WriterAccess, I want to send out a special thanks to the dedicated writers who’ve written over one million words for customers on the WriterAccess platform. If one million words were laid end-to-end, they would reach to the moon and back. Well, ...

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Why Freelance Writers Should Attend More Conferences Like ICON16

Posted on by Lynsay E
Marketing conferences offer value for business owners, solopreneurs, marketers, and freelancers alike. Last week, I listened to personal finance guru Dave Ramsey talk about his “Super Bowl” playbook for small business success. I watched in awe as Lisa Nichols demonstrated her amazing — and incredibly effective — “Dip Method,” designed to enhance marketing ...

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Time Budgeting: Avoiding Timewasters and Staying Productive

Maybe you’ve got a ton of work, but just can’t seem to settle down to it. You could be ready to sit down and write when your teen comes in for the umpteenth time asking if you can do something for them right then. As a blog writer, you’re just not sure if you have any new ideas for the

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Coffee Maker

Posted on by Lara S
Welcome to Writer Rants–where every Friday a writer just lets loose on whatever the heck is bugging her this week. Enjoy. One of the advantages of the freelance lifestyle is that you set your own schedule. But, on your worst days, that can be the downside as well. While most freelance writing days are productive, on others, you consider yourself ahead

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Why Hire a Freelance Writer for Exceptional Product Descriptions?

Though it seems simple enough to write a product description by listing its features and specifications, you need to be well-versed in the gentle seductive persuasion that is copywriting to really make your products or services sell. This is why it’s important to hire a freelance writer or professional copywriter to write your business’ product ...

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The Couture Snowball Effect

Fashion moves the world. Even something as small as nail polish has been cited by Forbes as being, surprisingly, an indicator of overall economic health. Both clothing manufacturers and accessory designers have enjoyed meteoric rises among their ranks when a certain frock or pendant catches a celebrity’s eye. Even without a direct nod, the appearance of an ...

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Staying Out of the Circular File: Successful Brochures

An expected inclusion in every trade show bag, account folder and office wall, brochures are an ever-present reality of business. Convincing your customer that the folded piece of paper they’re holding has value means that you need to overcome this ho-hum perception of the venue and keep your content out of the trash. Here are a few considerations to keep

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6 Steps for Fostering a Lasting Relationship with the Perfect Copywriter

Arguably, your copywriter is one of your most valuable assets. As the voice of your business, your copywriter is responsible for producing the lucrative text that engages your visitors and customers. While good copywriters for hire are hard to find, the ideal copywriter for your business is the proverbial needle in a haystack. If you ever find the needle or

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Creating Visual Text

An apple is just an apple until you bring it to life with visual references. The deep red apple sat like a jewel surrounded by blazing orange tangerines. Her deep green scarf matched her emerald eyes and was complemented by her ginger hair. Using words that describe an everyday object brings that object to life. As content writers, our job

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Going Hollywood: Finding Blogging Inspiration from the Big Screen

Movies are a perfect choice for a date night or family activity. What you see on the screen can also be a good tool for cultivating blog ideas. Movie plots drive the action and shape characters. These same plot devices can offer inspiration for constructing a blog and infusing it with fun and informative content. Whether you are looking to

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Creating a Hive Mind: Steps for Choosing the Right Writer

Freelance writers are similar to snowflakes. No two writers are alike in how they do their craft. Business owners can navigate the freelance writing market effectively when they make it a goal to hire article writers who are most compatible with their needs. How do you choose the right freelance writer for your business? It starts with going beyond simply

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