Elance Freelance Writing: A Writer's Guide to Making Money [NOOK Book]


This is a guide for becoming a professional, in-demand freelance writer.

Have you ever considered freelance writing as a career? With websites like Elance.com, individual employment is more attainable than ever before. Elance Freelance ...
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Elance Freelance Writing: A Writer's Guide to Making Money

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This is a guide for becoming a professional, in-demand freelance writer.

Have you ever considered freelance writing as a career? With websites like Elance.com, individual employment is more attainable than ever before. Elance Freelance Writing is a "been there, done that – this is what works” manual for freelance writers. Buy the book today and make money writing in as little as one week!

Learn how to become a highly paid freelance writer by joining the social media platform, Elance.

- Create an Elance profile
- Write a stunning Elance bio
- Assemble and maintain an Elance portfolio
- Find and bid on jobs that need your specific skill set
- Generate professional job proposals
- Ensure client- contractor etiquette
- Protect your money and your time
- Create a career beyond Elance
- Make use of available social medias to enhance your freelance writing career

“Elance Freelance Writing” is a helpful guide for…

- Writers, new or seasoned, who want to establish a freelancing career
- Entrepreneurial writers
- Writers seeking professional advice from experienced freelancers

Whether you are new to freelance writing, or have been working to establish a writing career for some time, “Elance Freelance Writing” will offer you a fresh perspective and solid career advice.
Navigating the world of freelance writing can be a daunting task. With the help of social media websites like Elance you will be on your way to a professional, money making career.

Your words can make you money. Elance is a specially designed format that pairs clients with contractors by letting you bid on your own jobs.
Even if you are a talented writer who exudes professionalism and creativity, “Elance Freelance Writing” gives you the inside scoop with expert advice on creating your Elance profile, biding on jobs, securing clients, and ultimately, establishing a writing career.

Co-Authors Courtney Allison and Joe Latuszek share their knowledge, gained by personal experience, about freelance writing and operating within Elance. Their helpful manual will not only get you started on your freelancing journey, but become a guide you can refer to again and again.

As Courtney Allison puts it, “The rising number of companies and professionals seeking out-of-house writers means more freelance jobs are available on systems like Elance. With having done over 500 million dollars in business proves Elance is becoming known as the best location for clients and contractors to meet.”

Do you ever wonder why some writers achieve success while others continue to struggle? “Differentiating yourself is simply a matter of utilizing your creativity to harness the power of captivation,” says Joe Latuszek. “Elance Freelance Writing” offers tips for setting up an attention-getting Elance profile complete with a photograph, honest portrayal of skills and a current thorough portfolio.

If you are concerned about bidding on jobs, “Elance Freelance Writing” answers questions about how to write the perfect job proposal and communicate effectively with clients. The eBook also provides in depth discussions on managing finances, keeping your money secure and how to set prices for the projects you win.

The most important thing for a writer is to find long-term clients to generate stable income through writing. “Elance Freelance Writing” devotes an entire section to the various ways of securing continuous clients and projects within Elance and beyond. “In this day and age, freelance writers stand at the door of
opportunity,” concludes Courtney Allison.

This short eBook is a wonderful handbook for writers of all types seeking a place in the world
of freelancing.

Learn how to build your career and achieve success with your words.
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Editorial Reviews

Shawna H.
Elance Freelance Writing is one of the most helpful and informative books I have read for both beginning and experienced freelance writers. This book helped me better understand how to progress my freelance writing, and especially how to use Elance to launch my career! I would definitely recommend this book to any freelance writer, experienced or not!
Elizabeth K.
Wow, this book is exactly what a beginning freelancer needs! This tool was extraordinarily helpful in giving me the knowledge and steps I needed to improve my profile, write outstanding proposals, and win bids! If, like me, you want to make money through freelance writing, then you need to read it immediately—don't wait another minute!
Monica S.
I followed some of your tips in your manuscript for writing my proposals on Elance, and I was bombarded with messages and job requests all day! It was amazing, thank you for that. :)
Gretchen Gilbert
Elance Freelance Writing is clear, concise and conversational. The author demonstrates a proven expertise on successfully navigating the waters of Elance and becoming a freelancer in demand. Anyone intimidated by the prospect of joining Elance in the past will feel confident and assured about future income-earning prospects after reading this book.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014710510
  • Publisher: Cali and Son Communications
  • Publication date: 6/19/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 652,167
  • File size: 58 KB

Meet the Author

Courtney Allison is an entrepreneur with a passion for the field of communications. Cali and Son is founded on her belief that any business can achieve success when effective communication is implemented.

Before starting this business, Courtney specialized in freelance speechwriting. She has had the privilege of working with and writing for business executives, politicians, authors, media personalities and educators. Her personal experience at the podium has made her a highly sought after public speaker and public speaking consultant.

Cali and Son Communications is the culmination of Courtney’s natural gifts and passions. She continues to grow the company in ways that expertly provide for the writing needs of companies and professionals.

Joe Latuszek is a professional freelance writer and the co-author of Elance Freelance Writing. A music teacher by night, Joe co-owns Chicago based dance and music centre Borne2Dance with his wife, Jamie, where they promote unity and activism through volunteer and philanthropic work within the community. Joe has recently begun work on his first novel, Breakfast with Pete and currently lives in Palatine, IL with his wife and their dog Charlie and two year old son, Bradley.
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  • Posted June 26, 2012

    Elance Freelance Writing is both an excellent read and the key t

    Elance Freelance Writing is both an excellent read and the key to kick-starting your freelance writing career. The authors offer step-by-step instructions on how to best represent yourself on the social media network site, Elance, and offer countless tips on how to be successful bidding and winning clients. It’s a quick, light read that will empower you to put yourself out there in the Elance world and be successful. I highly recommend this ebook to any budding freelancer!

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  • Posted June 22, 2012

    This was an excellent manuscrip

    This was an excellent manuscript; very encouraging both to those who want to start out and to those who want to expand. It was concise and well-written, which made it a pleasant read. I learned some useful tools for presenting my proposals, and some things to be wary of that I had not previously known about. This book not only encourages you to succeed in a freelance writing career, it gives you detailed instructions on getting started and maintaining your image. I highly recommend it!

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  • Posted January 4, 2013

    Small book, Lots of information

    I am new to the freelance writing site Elance, on which you bid for posted jobs. This book is little, but it provides a lot of practical tips for increasing your chances of winning a bid. A lot of information for the money.

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