Saturday, July 12, 2014

11 Websites for Smart Authors Who Want to Get Better Paid

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Where could you offer articles / blogs with a link to your book’s sales page – as described in a former blog post: Smart Authors Get Paid for Marketing Their Books
Here are eleven websites, which are regularly updated, either on a weekly or monthly basis, and sometimes even more often. These links will lead you not only to get the latest job openings, but also great sources of publishing and writing knowledge:
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http://www.mediajobsearchcanada.com
“Job Search & Find” site for Canadian writers, journalists, editors, marketing & PR-specialists and radio or TV personnel.

http://www.mediajobmarket.com
Media Job Market lists hundreds of job postings and several fantastic must-read articles on job hunting in the writing industry.

http://www.writingjobsource.com
Writing Job Source connects writers with employers in one central place. They email writers every other day the latest offers.

http://www.absolutewrite.com
This site consist of valuable content, including some international market listings. Funny to read their FTC compliance…

http://www.duotrope.com
Their Motto: Write. Re-write. Submit.  This free database contains more than two thousand writer markets for short fiction, poetry and novels/collections. Try out their custom searches of thousands of market listings to find exactly what you are looking for!

http://www.fundsforwriters.com
Author C. Hope Clark writes since many years a great weekly blog on freelance writing, writing jobs (full-time), grants, markets, contests and fellowships. Sign up for her free e-newsletter – you will be glad that you did.  It is one of the very few newsletters that are truly worth subscribing!

http://www.fwointl.com
Freelance Writing Organization Intl. is a free online database with thousands of job listings and freelance opportunities. Over 5000 Free Writing Resources & Links, thousands of Writing Jobs Opportunities.

http://www.journalismjobs.com
Daily job listings for journalists, editors, online media and more.

http://www.marketlist.com
This database of markets and contests is helping freelance writers for over ten years.

http://www.mediabistro.com
Every freelancer should bookmark this site and visit often for the latest industry news and the great  job listing section.

http://www.writergazette.com
Writer Gazette’s regularly weekly newsletter, forum, writer service listing and most important of all: More than 500 submission calls to paying markets.

http://jobs.problogger.net/
The ProBlogger Job Board is where professional bloggers looking for jobs and companies looking for bloggers to hire.
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Essentials are: Learn to write for the web, know how to write press releases, and study potential contract givers’ websites thoroughly.  Update your portfolio regularly, and don’t forget: the decision makers can also be found on social media sites, such as Google+ or Twitter. Keep your author appearance on Social Media professional, and post regularly links to the best of your writing. Being familiar with you and your writing can for sure improve your chances of getting more assignments. 

Do you know any other useful websites for writing jobs?

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