Shana Thompson Author: Shana Thompson


How to Become a Freelance Journalist: Tips and Guidance

Whether you’re already a freelance writer or are just starting out, you may be curious as to how to become a freelance journalist. Freelance writing and freelance journalism are slightly different things, and we’ll cover the scope of the differences within this article. Ready to learn how to become a freelance journalist? Read on! What […]

Reflective Essays: What Is, How to Write, Examples

In a previous article, we talked about narrative essays. A narrative essay is one which tells a story, and is usually written from the author’s point of view. Reflective essays are similar to narrative essays in that they’re typically written in the first person. But there are differences between the two. Let’s explore reflective essays […]

The Narrative Essay: What is, Example/Sample and More

In previous articles, we’ve covered a broad overview of the different types of essays you may encounter as a freelancer. But, as promised, we’d like to continue by explaining in more detail what each of these essays entails. The narrative essay is one of the most commonly written types of essays. These are usually very […]

Essay Examples: What are the Different Types of Essays?

As a writer, you’re probably going to be tasked with writing more than one essay. In fact, if you haven’t written an essay lately, read on. Essays are a great addition to every writer’s portfolio. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a peek at different types of essays; we’ll leave it up to […]

Fiverr Arbitration and Fiverr Customer Support: Are You in Good Hands?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve published a few articles about Fiverr and how the website works. Fiverr is a legit site, and a viable way to make money as a freelance writer. But what happens when something goes wrong? How is Fiverr arbitration and Fiverr customer support? What’s the process when you have a […]

Is PeoplePerHour a Scam?

We’ve covered PeoplePerHour on Freelance With Us, and as a result we’ve gotten quite a few questions about it. Most of you shared your own experiences using the site, but some of you simply asked if PeoplePerHour was a scam. Some of you have cautionary tales, and we have a few of our own. But […]

Fiverr Scams: What to Look Out For

We’ve posted a few articles about Fiverr in the past few weeks. But we’ve still gotten questions about Fiverr scams. Back in the day, Fiverr was a website which had some pretty bizarre gigs for sale – sellers could post just about anything and there was little guarantee that you’d be buying a legitimate product. […]

The Best Fiverr Clone for Buyers and Sellers

If you’re looking for a Fiverr clone, consider popping over to check out Zeerk. Fiverr clones can benefit you in a few ways. First, and most importantly, they’re a nice little way to get some extra money. Secondly, those smaller sites are a good way to build relationships with clients which can result in long […]

The Best Sites Like Fiverr: Alternative Gig Sites

I love Fiverr. I’ve had a lot of success over the years building up a client base and earning money on Fiverr. The premise is simple – you set up a gig for a set price and someone buys it. It eliminates a lot of the hassle of negotiation that sites like Upwork require. But […]

The Best Gig Jobs Site for Writers

If you’ve been hanging out with us for a while, you ‘re familiar with our favorite platforms for freelancers. Upwork, Fiverr and PeoplePerHour rank among the best sites for freelancers to find work. But if you’re looking for gig jobs, there are resources you can use as well. By “gig job”, we mean sites where […]