Monday, March 10, 2008

23 great places to look for writing gigs

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23 Places to find freelance writing jobs and freelance blogging jobs


I don’t do this too often, but every now and then I offer up a list of places to search for freelance writing jobs. Today, I’m expanding that to include freelance blogging jobs. I hope that now that you know where I look, you won’t abandon us here!


23 places to find freelance writing jobs and freelance blogging jobs.

  1. Freelance Writing Jobs - We are the number one freelance writer community online. How cool is that?
  2. About Freelance Writing - Anne Wayman’s awesome resource includes leads three times a week. I’ve been talking to Anne about trading some guests posts and collaborating on some things. She’s good people and looks out for writers. Also visit her blog The Golden Pencil.
  3. Problogger - Darren Rowse’s blog about blogging features a job board filled with blogging gigs. I found a few great gigs here.
  4. Performancing - In addition to checking out our job board, check out some great articles and forum posts about blogging.
  5. Craigslist - Don’t laugh. Craigslist is an amazing resource. I found one of my biggest corporate clients on Craigslist. Just be sure to keep a wary eye out for scams and people who want something for nothing.
  6. Indeed - Try this job search engine to narrow down your search. Better yet, use the Indeed search box in the sidebar to the right.
  7. Writers Weekly - I found my first freelance writing gig through Angela Hoy’s list at Writer’s Weekly.
  8. Freelance Writing - Though this is a haven for extremely low paying jobs, you might find a gem or two.
  9. Blogger Jobs - A blog listing blogging jobs and bloggers looking for jobs.
  10. Poe War - A daily stop for freelance writing and blogging jobs and advice.
  11. BlogHer -I found my gig with Oxygen Media here. Occasionally you’ll find some very cool stuff.
  12. Gawker - A very cool list of “New Media” opportunities. Many of these jobs pay very well.
  13. Media Bistro - If the big magazines and newspapers are hiring freelancers, you’ll find it here.
  14. WAHM - Lists several telecommuting jobs, including freelance writing and blogging jobs, a few times a week.
  15. Freelance Switch - Jobs for all sorts of freelancers including writers, bloggers and web stuff.
  16. Telecommuting-Writing Jobs - One of the regulars, Amy Derby, has created a resource for telecommuters including freelance writing jobs.
  17. Sunoasis Jobs -A regularly updated job lis. I haven’t had any luck here, but you might!
  18. Absolute Write - Occasionally lists jobs in their forum.
  19. Journalism Jobs - Plenty of freelance writing jobs.
  20. All Freelance Writing Jobs - Lists freelance writing jobs a few times a week.
  21. Writer Find - Sometimes has decent jobs.
  22. Freelance Blogging Jobs - A great list of blogging gigs.
  23. Freelancing for Blogs - This is a new one for me, but I’ll be checking it out more often.

I hope you’ll still come back!!

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