Introducing Newsdesk

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To help celebrate the launch of Ebyline’s News Desk custom wire service we wanted some way to visualize the timeline of journalism innovation. The more we researched the histories of the various big news agencies—AP, Reuters, AFP, UPI—the more…

5 Essential Marketing Tools for Freelance Writers

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Whether you like it or not, freelance writing is all about marketing. You need to not only market your services, but also market the idea of who you are and what makes you different than the millions of other freelancers…

Best Foot Forward: How Freelance Writers Can Make Unforgettable Introductions to Editors

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As a new freelancer, you may be more concerned with getting your first clips than developing ongoing relationships with editors. Just keep in mind that everything you do from your first contact with an editor will make an impression, good…

6 Biggest Mistakes of Freelance Writers

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You know the old adage: Everyone makes mistakes. But when you don’t recognize that you’ve made a mistake, sometimes you can get into that endless cycle of making the same mistake over and over again. For freelance writers, it’s easy…

How Much Do Editors Make? A New Salary Report May Surprise You

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Ever wonder how much your editor is making? Folio Magazine wondered the same thing, and commissioned a survey of almost 500 people on editorial staffs and found that pay rates were actually rising for some editors.
“While all levels of…

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