Unless you took a business writing course or two, trying to apply for jobs when you’re fresh out of college can be a nightmare. You need to know how to write a cover letter with no experience, and you’d better get comfortable, because — chances are — your first won’t be your last. Continue reading
When I first began reviewing books earlier this year, I passed over a lot of opportunities, simply because I didn’t have any interest in reading on a screen. Don’t be like me. If you know how to get free e-books, then get them, and review them in a timely manner if you’re looking to build your blog following.
One of my absolute least favorite things about being a freelance writer is trying to keep ideas flowing for multiple outlets. Some weeks, brainstorming for article topics feels like drawing blood from a stone. To come out on top, even in thin times, I’ve sourced a few locations where I know I can always find titles for blog posts. Continue reading
Photography is huge on the Internet. Websites are in constant need of images with higher resolutions, and the tastes of the audience — which determine which images get clicks and which don’t — change frequently. When you start blogging, finding free images for your blog can be one of the most intimidating tasks you face. This guide will make it all a lot less painful.
When I first sat down to start a blog, I knew that I wanted those big, pretty images I saw on other people’s websites, but I had no clue how to get them. I knew I had to pay – in money or attribution – to use images that weren’t mine, but I didn’t know how to properly go about it. The licenses just looked like a mess.