writing

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Common Spelling and Grammatical Errors

Spelling and grammar miscues are embarrassing and irksome — and maybe even career threatening. Trap those errors before they trip you up with a few simple tricks.

Why You Should Think Twice Before Bidding on Freelance Gigs (Book Giveaway)

Many aspiring freelance writers get caught in a race to the bottom on content job bidding sites. Earn what you're worth with these tips from a successful blogger.

Get the Response You Want With Friendly, Professional Email

If you want to influence people and get what you want — at work and beyond — learn the art of writing friendly, professional emails.

20 Great Frugal Skills — and How to Get Them

Independence is at the heart of frugality. But to be independent, you need skills. Here are 20 easy-to-learn skills that can save you money.

Stupid Things to Put in Your Cover Letter

Crafting a compelling, convincing cover letter is not easy. Discover how to write a good one by learning what to avoid.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Unblock Writer's Block

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to unblock writer's block, advice for new grads, and ways waiting helps you save.

Lose the Gobbledygook and Say What You Mean

If you want your message to be heard, speak clearly.

Change Your Life with Storytelling

Marketers use stories about perfect lives to try to sell you things, but you can use the same technique to help create your own perfect life.

Write for money online series - Part 4 - Mahalo.com

So far I have reviewed three pay for content sites. Today I am reviewing a site called Mahalo. This is a site that is aiming to be a human powered search engine. It was started

Write for money online series - Part I - Bukisa

I started writing online in 2007 at my personal blog and have not stopped since. I am very fortunate to have been selected to join Wise Bread last year and I have made a steady am

How good writing skills save and earn money

A while ago an article on Wise Bread talked about how complaining via a letter works much more effectively than complaining with phone calls. This made me think about all the othe

Getting Rich Slowly: Interview with JD Roth

Get Rich Slowly is one of the most popular personal finance web sites on the internet. JD Roth, the man behind the site, agreed to share some of his fiscal background and financial

Do you write like a girl?

Based on some of the comments we get around here, it's safe to say that some of you might suspect me of possessing my very own pair of cajones. Attached ones, that is. Not, like, in a jar or something. [more]

Writing for Money on the Interwebs

A while back, a girlfriend of mine forced me to watch a chick flick that she felt I would find inspiring. [more]

Another one for the Readers

Interested in talking about some of your favorite books? It seems like there'd be no one better to discuss with than the authors who wrote them. [more]