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…

5 Tips for Freelance Writers to Break into New Markets and Connect with Editors


Successful freelance writers share common work habits. Two of the most important are: They’re always busy. They’re obsessively searching for new markets.
Juggling these two activities is not easy, especially when the writer is immersed in difficult assignments or facing…

Should U.S. Freelancers Be Worried About Competition Overseas?


Like typewriters and evening deadlines, many of the staples of print journalism have gone the way of the dinosaurs. Stories are now uploaded, optimized, tagged and tweeted on a never-ending news cycle. With 266+ million website out there, the demand…

How Freelance Writers Can Make Money and Connections Through Social Media


Keeping up with all of your social media networks can feel a bit like spinning plates. Are you tweeting enough? Are you engaging Facebook readers? Can you even figure out how to use Google+?
Freelance writers put a lot of…