Posts Tagged ‘ Social Networking ’

What is a List? (And Do You Need One?)

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Social Networking

In your travels, trying to learn more about freelancing online, you’ve probably come across a number of sites talking about lists. They give you tips on list-building, list number retention, list messages, and more…but few actually explain what the hell a list is in the first place and why you might want to have one.



What is Link Bait?

Apr 18th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Writing Tips

When you’re searching for jobs or reading advice about blogging, you’re going to come across the term “link bait” often. Clients want to hire you to write link bait. Experts recommend writing link bait. But do you even know what link bait is or how to write it?



Meeting Clients Safely

Apr 15th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Social Networking

Sometimes, a client may want to have a meeting with you to talk face-to-face, and when that’s the case, it is important to do so safely. Writing is your business, and the issue of safety may not cross your mind as readily as it would with online dating, but the risks are still there. People can sometimes be just…creepy.