Whether you are a blogger for your own blog or for others’ (or both!) finding the best freelance blogging jobs can sometimes be a difficult one. There are so many websites out there claiming to offer legitmate writing jobs, but there aren’t many out there that are actual, legitimate leads. [Read more…]
Freelance Writing Jobs is one of the oldest, most trusted community for freelance writers. Founded by Deb Ng, who worked long and hard to build the community, the site was eventually taken into the fold of Splashpress Media, the same network Blog Herald belongs to. So yeah, FWJ is family, and as it goes with family, we’d like to share something special the FWJ crew has been working on: the FWJ Resources Area, a collection of freelance writing resources.
What’s in it for you?
In five years only Deborah Ng has grown The Freelance Writing Jobs Network from scratch to one of the most important and powerful communities for freelance online authors. Deborah, @Debng, announced today that Splashpress Media, owner of this publication as well, has acquired The Freelance Writing Jobs Network.
As Splashpress Media CEO I feel honoured that we will be able to follow in Deb’s footsteps and nobody else than Susan Gunelius will lead FWJ as Managing Editor. Splashpress Media is happy to have been chosen from the pool of bidders and will continue the site in the same spirit and with the same values Deb has built the site on:
Why Splashpress Media?
When I decided to sell FWJ I received a half dozen offers and the one from Splashpress Media wasn’t the highest. However, in selling I had three concerns and Splashpress was the only potential buyer who addressed these three concerns and promised FWJ wouldn’t languish or lose the message and image we worked so hard to maintain throughout the past five years.
My three concerns: [Read more…]
Freelance Writing Jobs is a great blog for writers, owned and founded in 2005 by Deborah Ng. Now the blog, who was one of Writer’s Digest’s 101 Best Sites for Writers, is branching out to a blog network, from 1 to 6 blogs:
“This is a natural progression for the site,” says Deborah Ng, who founded the site in May of 2005 to help work-at-home moms find better writing opportunities. “We have multiple contributors now. By providing six different blogs, we’re making it much more readable. Community members can subscribe to the different blogs rather than scrolling down deeper and deeper to find the content that interests them. This design will provide our readers with much more freedom.”*
The portal site is a bit unfocused right now, but splitting such a broad blog into six more focused ones is probably a good idea. They recently published a guide on finding magazine writing jobs also.