How to Find Work Without Using the Freelance Job Boards

You know me, I’m the Job Board Queen. I troll places like Craigslist, Indeed and ProBlogger in order to list freelance writing jobs for my community each day. Even though I list the gigs, I often encourage the members of my community to look beyond the job boards. I tell them the most lucrative opportunities aren’t always found in a classified ad. There are more freelancers now than ever and here’s something … [Read more...]

Embracing Social Media as Freelance Job Search Tool

The challenges of freelancing don’t lie in the daily commute or finding the right outfit to wear to work. Instead we have to continually think of ways to market ourselves and drum up business. This isn’t always easy. Not only do we have to stay on top of our own game, but we have to consider all of the other freelancers who are vying for the same opportunities. The good news is that in 2010, there are plenty of … [Read more...]