Thanks for Helping Me Possibly Win a Trip to Hawaii!!

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I've been participating in the IZEA Hawaii Referral Challenge and was recently told I was in 3rd place for the win! So, of course, the idea of actually going to Hawaii has me pushing even hard to win this thing! IZEA is a creative way to connect bloggers and social media marketers to big brands. Through sponsored tweets, blog posts and facebook shares- bloggers are being paid to talk about products and businesses they have a genuine interest in. So why is IZEA giving away a Hawaiian Vacation? The more people they have registered- the bigger brands they can reach. Which means more paid opportunities for you and I as bloggers. So, rather than putting thousands of dollars into traditional advertising- IZEA is getting creative and thanking one person (hopefully me) by paying for a trip to Hawaii as a thank you for helping spread the word and bringing in more bloggers and advertisers. How Can You Help Me? There's still time to help me out! IZEA is running a big campaign that will … [Read more...]

Get Blog Sponsorships with IZEA

Find paid blog sponsors through IZEA

IZEA, dubbed The Sponsorship Marketplace, connects bloggers and their social media networks to big brands. IZEA is a way for bloggers to generate a little extra revenue from their blogs. Formerly known for providing advertising options to bloggers, IZEA has since expanded and now has a whole new platform to help Bloggers make money from Advertisers. How Do I Get My Blog Sponsored? After you create an account on IZEA, you will have access to a dashboard. There you will find current brands who are looking to reach a bigger social network.  Each offer will list instructions and the ideal candidates they are hoping will apply to their sponsorship program. For example, Lenovo had a sponsorship program that would require ideal candidates to tweet about one of their laptops. The ideal candidate is someone who loves Lenovo products. I just so happen to use a Lenovo computer and love it. So, this offer was perfect for me. Not only do I love Lenovo but my audience would be interested in … [Read more...]

Copify Hires Freelance Writers

Learn about being a freelance writer for Copify

Copify is a copywriting service website that hires Freelance writers from the US, UK, Australia and Canada. Based out of the United Kingdom, Copify claims to only hire skilled writers to provide services to a variety of markets and niches. From blog writing, product descriptions to SEO articles- Copify offers a lot to their clients and therefore need a variety of skilled writers to work on a freelance basis.   Does Copify Hire New Freelance Writers? Yes! But, you must be a skilled writer. While Copify does not have a set-in-stone list of requirements to qualify as a freelance writer, they are interested in people who have specialized training through courses or degrees in the field of writing or journalism. Experience as a writer is, of course, going to help you reach the skill level expected by Copify. According to the company, about 40% of applicants are approved.   How are Assignments Assigned? Copify posts available assignments and eligible writers can choose to … [Read more...]

Overview of Data Entry with iBridge

Online Data Entry for iBridge

*Note that this review is not an indication that iBridge is currently hiring. As stated within the review- they rarely have open positions. Do you need a non-phone job? Do you enjoy data entry? Well, then iBridge might just be the right work-at-home (WAH) opportunity for you.   What Exactly is iBridge? iBridge is a work-at-home (WAH) company that hires workers to do data entry from the comfort of their homes.  This data entry may come from paper, electronic records, voice, or video recordings.  Some of the information you may be asked to type are student records, patient records, and litigation. iBridge offers clients four data services: data entry data normalization data analysis data reporting iBridge maintains a long list of clients which includes Exxon Mobile, Chevron, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and General Electric to name a few.   What Types of WAH Jobs Are Available at iBridge? While there are other jobs offered at iBridge, the … [Read more...]

Top 3 Tips for Recession-Proofing Your Freelance Writing Income

Learn how to recession proof your freelance income with three basic principles.

Taking the plunge into the world of freelance writing is exciting. You have the opportunity to work your own hours around your preferred schedule. You have the advantage of getting paid for doing what you love. You also have the benefit of being able to work from any location, as long as you have a computer and an internet connection available. However, there are many freelance writers who don't take the time to plan their business cash flow to help them cope during lean times. While clients are ordering articles to be written, money will flow into your account readily. So what happens to your freelance writing business when those orders dry up? How will you find alternatives to keep your income rolling when times are tight? Here are some tips for ensuring your freelance writing business always has enough money coming in to keep the bills paid.   Broaden Your Debtor Base It's surprising how many freelance writers hang on to one or two regular clients with no thought of … [Read more...]