Pro Tips for Freelance Writers

Awesome Research Tools

The right tool makes any job easier. Add these to your SuperWriter Utility Belt:

  • This awesome list of scholarly search engines. Find reliable facts and data on just about any academic subject.
  • Google Scholar. Google Scholar is Google’s search engine for scholarly literature like academic articles and peer-reviewed journals.
  • Google Books. Find out which books cover a topic you’re researching. Some of the books are even available online for free.
  • Your local public library. An oldie but goodie. It’s free, it’s organized, and it’s staffed by librarians who can help you find the information you need. As an added bonus, if you’re researching from print books, you’re more likely to find interesting facts and tidbits that are not already widely available online.

Original information source for the above: HubPages Weekly

tablet, pen and mouseIf you sign up as a writer for HubPages.com, and particularly, if you are just getting started as a freelance writer, you will receive incredible support and resources to help you improve your writing skills. The above Pro Tip was extracted from the free weekly newsletter that I receive via eMail. There is lots more where that comes from.

So if you’re thinking of becoming a part of an online writing community, join HUBPages.com. There is no fee to sign on. When you begin, as you are writing your article, there is an automated checklist to assess your progress and gives you pointers on how to improve the presentation. The first few HUBs may undergo a human review which takes about 48 hours. Your article should show online instantly but without advertisements. If approved by the Team, Google ads will begin to appear as well so that your writing can generate income. The Ad Sense revenue is shared. But that’s just one way that your articles earn money.

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