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So What Do You Do, Jeff O'Connell, Award-Winning Writer and Editor-in-Chief of Bodybuilding.com?
O'Connell shares how he got his start, and offers advice on interviewing celebrities and finding your niche as a journalist.
So What Do You Do, Darley Newman, Travel Host and Producer?
The Emmy-winning creator of PBS travel series Equitrekking and two new Web series describes her road to success.
So What Do You Do, Cheryl Brown, Editor-in-Chief of Allrecipes Magazine?
How an accidental food editor became the EIC of one of the first magazines cooked up from an online brand.
So What Do You Do, Mike Tollin, Acclaimed TV/Film Director and Producer?
The director/producer talks about sports docs, social TV and what it takes to be successful in the biz.
So What Do You Do, Hamish Hamilton, Director of Some of the World's Biggest Televised Events?
The director and producer on what he's learned from directing everything from the Olympic ceremonies to Victoria's Secret fashion shows.
So What Do You Do, Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker and Founder of the Webby Awards?
The director gives advice to aspiring filmmakers and tells why her family takes a "Technology Shabbat."
Hey, How'd You Build Profitable Websites for Brands Like AOL and AT&T, Gabriel Shaoolian?
From a cash-strapped freelancer to founder of a thriving business, the CEO of Blue Fountain Media gives tips to freelancers and entrepreneurs.
Hey, How'd You "Score" That Job With Deepak and Oprah, filmmaker Scott E. Moore?
The founder of a boutique production company talks about working with Deepak and Oprah and tells what's next for him in his career.
7 Ways to Be a More Productive Freelance Writer
Learn how efficiency can lead to a more profitable freelance career.
How to Create a Writer's Website That Gets You Work
A well-maintained, well-designed website says a lot about who you are as a writer.
From Freelance to Salaried Writer: How My Writing Life Has Changed
A writer shares her lessons learned while transitioning from a freelance to full-time career.
The Case for Breaking Into Technical Writing
One writer shares why she ventured into an unfamiliar market -- and gives four reasons why you should, too.
What Editors Really Want From Writers
Editors reveal what makes for a successful, mutually beneficial writer-editor relationship.
Crafting Your Ongoing Education as a Writer
Learn how to use community engagement, passion projects and social media to reignite your creative spark.
5 Ways Fiction Writing Prepared Me for Nonfiction Freelancing
How one writer's passion for storytelling helped further her nonfiction-writing career.
Do Self-Published eBooks Help or Hurt Your Career?
Here's what you need to know before you digitally self-publish your book.
5 Tips on Nailing Your First Speaking Gig
Learn how to prep for any media-related speaking engagement.
Tax Tips for Freelance Writers
Fretting about tax time? Here's what you need to know about filing as a freelancer.
Getting Started on Your Nonfiction Book Proposal
Follow these steps to writing a marketable book proposal.
Laying the Groundwork for Your Book Proposal
Experts weigh in on what to expect during the early stages of the book-proposal process and beyond.
The Minimalist Freelance Life
De-cluttering your workspace (and your mind) could be just what your freelance career needs.
Growing Your Writing Career By Becoming A Specialist
While you may be tempted to write about every idea that pops into your head, specializing can help you land more gigs.
Your Life in 1,000 Words: The Craft of Personal Essays
Veteran writers give advice on everything from coming up with a good idea to dealing with negative feedback after your essay is published.
Finding the Right Market for Your Work
Veteran writers give tips on how to find the perfect readers for your words.
What You Need to Know About Writing for Blogs
Think you've got the next great blog idea? Here's what you need to know about pitching or starting one.
Balancing Your Freelance Life With Your Personal Life
Freelancing is no 9-to-5. One writer shares her story on how she learned to juggle freelancing with family.
4 Pitch Letter Must-Haves
Hook an editor with your query and land more assignments with these tips from veteran freelancers.
Get the Most Out of Your Interview With an Expert
Nervous about interviews? Check out these tips and tools on how to get the information you need -- on deadline.
7 Mistakes Every Freelance Writer Should Avoid
Veteran freelancers explain their missteps, so you can avoid making the same mistakes.
The Rookie Guide to Freelance Writing
Being a freelancer is harder than it looks. Heed these tips from veteran scribes before you dive in.
My Year as a Content Farm Writer
One writer reveals what she learned and loathed while writing for one of the biggest and most controversial content farms.
Freelancers: Should You Hire a CPA?
Find out why hiring a certified public accountant could help save your sanity.
Doing Better Business: Bookkeeping 101
Take the stress out of the business side of freelance with these tips.
What You Need to Know About Online Job Marketplaces
For a newcomer to the freelance writing scene, online job marketplaces hold serious appeal.
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