The WM Freelance Writers Connection Presents Marketing Yourself and Your Writing Online

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Next to great writing skills, marketing yourself and your writing is the key to building a successful freelance writing career. Learning how to market yourself and your writing online can be a big challenge. Even those who are already successful can become more successful with strong online marketing efforts. This ebook offers tips, techniques and advice from successful freelance writers. More

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About The WM Network

* The WM Freelance Connection is updated every single day with fresh posts.
* The WM Freelance Connection features eight different freelance writers, each at a different stage in her career. This offers a richer pool of experiences and insight for our readers to swim in. (Did we go too far with that analogy?)
* Our blog is for all freelance writers, with easy to understand posts for beginners through seasoned pros. We don't assume that you know what we're talking about--we spell it out so that anyone can understand. And, we respond to our comments--so if you have a question, we'll answer it.
* The WM Freelance Connection posts paying job listings, gigs and contests on a regular basis.
* The WM Freelance Connection shares tips and insight on both the business and the craft of writing.
* The WM Freelance Connection interviews successful writers from a writer's perspective, helping our readers get a glimpse inside the publishing world.
* The WM Connection provides a wide variety of information and opinions on hot topics that affect the writing community--like our full spectrum, two week project on Content Mills.
* The WM Freelance Connection is not afraid to share resources (like other great writing websites) with our readers. Just take a look at our sidebar. :)
* The WM Freelance Connection exposes scams designed to screw over our fellow writers.We even have an undercover writer whose sole purpose is to discover, investigate and make public scams and dishonest publishers, companies and other industry creeps.
* In addition to all of the serious stuff, The WM Freelance Connection offers a personal touch, sharing our struggles and successes (and occasionally a giggle) as we navigate through this freelance world.

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Review by: Greg Rohloff on June 13, 2011 :
This has many useful tips on gaining notice for freelance writing possibilities. I recommend it for older writers who may be reentering the freelance field after leaving a regular writing or editing gig in the shrinking media world. What worked in gaining freelance work before needs additional tools and skills. This handbook lays out those tools in a clear and understandable fashion.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Review by: Jennifer Shue on Feb. 24, 2011 :
I got my original copy a couple of weeks ago from the WM Freelance website's direct PDF download thing. I agree that the book has a lot of good info. I couldn't believe how much it contained and for free. I did notice one or two typos but not an extreme amount, and it didn't bother me, especially since I got the book free. I am more of an amateur writer I guess, but I have been published in my local paper several times. I think a lot of the info I found in the book was really helpful and I haven't seen a lot of it before. I really appreciated getting the book free.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Review by: Cheryl Probst on Feb. 24, 2011 :
This book has some great information, but I thought it was geared more to people who are just starting out on their writing careers than those who have been writing for some years. Still, it makes a good refresher course, and I have followed up on a few things mentioned.

Many of the articles were marred by bad grammar and typographical errors, things which are no-nos for writers. However, these served as good reminders as to why we should always use spell and grammar checks if another set of human eyes isn't available.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Review by: Rebecca Sebek on Feb. 23, 2011 :
This is great book filled with insightful information about marketing your writing. It's up to freelance writers and writers in general to market their work. Writers who don't have team behind them will enjoy this book because it provides them with the steps and tools needed to market their writing. It will become your 'new' best friend. Also, it's great for those who like information that gets to the point. It's important to see the 'big picture' and not get lost within the details.
(reviewed 23 days after purchase)
Review by: P A McGoldrick on Feb. 22, 2011 : (no rating)
If you want to know about "Marketing Yourself and Your Writing Online", then this is a great book for you!
As one of the contributors, writing about Guest Posts, I was the beneficiary of so many freelance writing tips and pieces of advice. When given the opportunity to submit an item for this book, it was a chance to give back to a community of freelancers who have shared their experiences with writers at the start-up stages or more experienced writers as well who are getting into the social media aspect of writing. It is a source of sound info for all writers.
Patricia Anne McGoldrick
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Review by: Heather Chadwick on Feb. 22, 2011 :
This is a great book, especially for newbie writers like me, who are looking to become more than seasoned at freelance writing. This book is an easy recommendation for anyone interested in freelancing.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Review by: D.M. Imbrunone on Feb. 2, 2011 :
The information is easily transcribed in this book with knowledge from personal experiences make this book a definite bookshelf item for any freelance writer.

The resources put forth by the authors are perfect references.

Highly recommended for the novice and experienced freelance writer.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
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