Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Richest Fiction Authors in the World

  The average author will barely earn enough money to live on, and this is as true in the age of the self-published giants as it has always been. There are simply too many authors competing for the same limited shelf space. However, for every hundred or so authors that struggle to make ends meet, […]

The Negative Impact of Bankruptcy

The newspapers are littered with stories of celebrities going bankrupt while still living in big houses and collecting big checks. It’s easy to read these stories and assume that bankruptcy is an easy way out, and that no matter how bad things get, you can always just declare bankruptcy. But as you might have suspected, […]

The Most in-Demand Content Writing Jobs

Trends come and go, and freelance portals like Upwork bear witness to all of them. Shortly after the success of Fifty Shades of Grey, there was a huge increase in the demand for erotic novels, with a few jobs on what was then oDesk and Elance even asking for writers to “rewrite” the popular novel. […]

When to Take Hourly Contracts vs Fixed Price

The vast majority of clients on freelancing sites don’t care whether a client opts for a fixed price or hourly contract. This is especially true of clients that are new to the site, but it’s also true for many others. They have a set budget in mind so they typically opt for fixed price, but […]

3 SEO Tips for First-Timers

SEO is an essential tool in any writer’s arsenal, but if you’re new to SEO it can seem daunting. The good news is that as complex as it all sounds, the job of the writer can be whittled down to a few very simple concepts, and once you learn these then you can tackle any […]