Jobs For Freelance Writers – Online Sources
I define a freelance writing job as one I can do in my pajamas at home, which is the criteria I used for this list. In the table below you’ll find the sources I find to be most productive – with some comments.
I also suggest you look at certain Craigslist postings which you can see here.
And if you’re interested in bidding on freelance writing jobs you’ll find links to bidding sites here.
It’s probably a good idea if you look at the category containing lots of links to articles about how to land a job.
There are some tricks to the trade.
|Blogger Jobs||Mixed results, worth checking.|
|Bookbuilders of Boston||Very
occasionally has freelance gigs – interesting to see
what’s going on there though.
worth the effort unless copyediting is your thing -
consider contacting some of these and asking for work you
can do at home.
|Freelance and telecommuting jobs
for writers – international
|Can be a
good resource – jobs tend to come in batches.
Freelance Job Openings – Hire a Freelancer!
the jobs marked telecommute – some duplication with
|JournalismJobs.com – Job Listings||Good list –
a fair number of real freelance gigs. Search on
telecommute or work at home to filter
list – some real freelance jobs. Note the industries on
the left – pick your favorite one, two or three.
Problogger Job Board
blogging jobs, but blogging gigs are usually just short
article writing – don’t let the term frighten you away.
|Blogging Pro||Blogging gigs and
copywriting work updated daily.
|The Write Jobs – Journalism, Media and Publishing Job Listings||Rarely has
freelance gigs but when she does, it’s worth the effort.
Date job was posted is way at the bottom of the listing -
but check it.
|Freelance Writing Gigs / Jobs||You’ll find
three sections – yesterday’s list, today’s list and one in
the middle that may also be a fit.
|WritingJob’s blog Telecommute Job List||Many
duplicates. I’d glance at it to find jobs I hadn’t seen
markets, also contests – if used daily you’ll find
duplication from other sources.
full-time and intern gigs here – but if you see something
that is a real fit contact them and ask to work at home…
it might even work.
|Work at Home Mafia||Not strictly
writing gigs here, although they do show up occasionally.
|Morning Coffee Jobs||This turns
out to be a darn good sorting of mostly craigslist jobs.
Sometimes you’ll find real gems here.
|All Indie Writers Job Board||Jenn does a good job
collecting jobs and letting you know what each one pays.
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