Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Writing tips, trackbacks, and job sources

I found some great advice at sapphireknight for blogging and article writing. Rather than rehash the information, I’ll just agree and move on.

Then I wandered by Ask Dave Taylor. I found this post explains pings and trackbacks, which was helpful even though apparently I can’t activate them on this blog. At least I know what they are and how they work!

Being full of fascinating information today, I also discovered Freelance Portfolios, where you can post a profile and portfolio for free. It looked like the jobs that were posted there for bids were pretty low-paying, but it’s a place to start!

There’s also a list of writing jobs posted at, which has some posts in common with The more you explore on-line job postings, the more you’ll find that there are some main sources that are vetted by experienced folks. The trick is to find people who know enough about the market to separate the wheat from the chaff.