Here’s a list of tools and resources that may make your life a lot easier.
It’s a growing list. So, keep checking back to see what gets added.
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Where To Find Writing Jobs
METRO– A content writing platform that hires fast and pays three times a week.
Constant Content – A marketplace with multiple options. Reply to public requests for content, apply to ongoing/long-term projects or write whatever you like, set a price and post it for sale.
Craigslist – Search for freelance jobs locally or across the globe. Here’s a how-to guide.
Fiverr – Advertise and sell your freelance services OR hire freelancers to do small or large tasks for you. (See how you can use Fiverr to boost your freelance income.)
FlexJobs– Find freelance and remote blogging, copywriting, scriptwriting jobs plus more opportunities.
Indeed – A good place to search for freelance jobs. Usually offers pages of results. Type “Anywhere” in location for remote and freelance jobs or search for specific areas.
Invoicing, Payments & Savings
PayPal – Generate invoices, mobile payment requests, personalized payment links. Get a card scanner. MasterCard debit card available to access your funds.
PayAnywhere – Process credit card payments with a smartphone, get a card reader, send invoices, set up recurring payments.
Amazon Business – Save money on purchases and manage inventory tasks easier. (See how this free service can help your business.)
Draft2Digital – A convenient way to self-publish your books. This platform will format and submit your book to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and a wide range of others all at once. All you need is a Word document.
Thinkific – This all-in-one platform allows you to create your courses, distribute them and handle the sales. Plus, you can get started for free.
Meetup-Start and advertise groups, conferences, and events. Manage attendance and any payments.
Planning to launch a new site? Hostgator offers affordable packages…
Need WordPress themes? Look through the array Elegant Themes offers…
Other Useful Tools
Free WiFi Hotspot locator – Find free WiFi in your town or when you’re out of town.
Free co-working space in NYC – Working in NYC? Book free co-working space at the Freelancers Hub.
Remove personal information from Google search results, including your our name, address, age, phone number, email address, and photos with Delete Me.
Protect passwords, payments, and privacy from cybercriminals with Blur. Free and paid versions available.
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction Truly a classic. For nonfiction writers, it’s one for the permanent collection.
On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft – Steven King doesn’t disappoint when writing about writing.
Audible-Consume podcasts and audiobooks on the go.