Improve Your Freelance Writing Bio With These Tips


Gone are the days when freelance writers journalists can hide behind their typewriter or computer in relative anonymity. Now, with the advent of social media, writers need a snappy bio and eye-catching headshot. In fact, even traditional publishers sometimes request…

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


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…

Journalism Salary Report: Freelance Business Journalists Make $54,091 A Year


How much are business journalists making in this troubled economy? That’s the question the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism set out to answer during its phone survey of 773 randomly selected business journalists. What they found was…

How Freelance Journalists Can Find Sources Through Better Online Searches


Nowadays, many journalists and investigative content writers do their research online instead of combing through the stacks at a library. However, the volume of online information makes it tricky to find what you need and filter out resources of questionable…

How to Write Amazing Pitch Letters that Land You Freelance Writing Jobs


As a freelance writer, writing an article is easy, but writing a pitch can sometimes be the hardest part. How do you put the words just right to get an editor’s attention or convince them that you are the right…