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Best High-Paying Freelance Gigs of the Week: August 12, 2019

Best High-Paying Freelance Gigs of the Week: August 12, 2019

August is almost halfway over. Have you made any new connections this month? Well, no matter how your month is going, these fresh gigs will get you motivated. These freelance writing opportunities pay at least $50 a piece, offer a full-time salary, or pay more than $25 an hour. Each one is labeled as a remote job, virtual job or work-from-home job, which means you can do the work from anywhere.

Also, here are 30+ sites that pay writers for articles and 20 high paying magazines looking for pitches, so be sure to check that out.

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Note: I don’t know anything about these positions other than what I post. I weed out the seedy looking ones, but it is your job to be diligent when applying. Also, please don’t message me with questions about the postings. If a link doesn’t work the posting has probably been taken down because the gig has been filled. If you have a gig for freelance writers that pays at least $50 a peice or over $25 an hour, please contact me and I will include your gig in next week’s post.

Freelance News Blogger

Pay: $50

More information: Give Get Gigs

Technical Writer

Pay: Full-time

More information: Who We Are: Wild West Media provides competitive advertising strategies to the top 1% of Amazon Sellers. We create, manage, and optimize high performing pay-per-click campaigns driven by advanced market intelligence. We are a service business, partnering with our clients to scale their businesses and achieve their desired outcomes. We immerse ourselves in advanced advertising strategy to provide our clients with a competitive advantage.

Who You Are: Our agency is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to create documentation outlining our advertising processes. You have the skills and experience to create instructional materials that will support our existing team and help onboard new employees. Instruction materials will combine text instructions with software screen captures and video recordings. You have a basic understanding of digital marketing workflows. Key processes you’ll be documenting are keyword research, competitive analysis, performance reporting, and advertising campaign management. You have extensive experience creating action-oriented instructions for software, team workflows, and technical implementation. Even though we offer a remote opportunity, we work in a highly collaborative environment.

The Amazon Advertising platform is relatively new and constantly evolving and changing. It’s crucial that we have accurate and up-to-date process documentation for our team members. Technical Writer Responsibilities: • Meet and collaborate with team leaders to understand workflows for documentation • Break down large projects into milestones and deliverables • Create training documentation on how to use software platforms • Integrate screenshot sequences into written instructions • Create templates and checklists in Process Street • Translate complex workflows into step-by-step implementation guides • Collaborate with the advertising team remotely via Slack and video meetings • Create multiple drafts and refine your work based on feedback Technical Writer Requirements: • 3+ years technical and instructional writing experience • Immaculate written and verbal communication • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills • Proficient in Google Docs and Microsoft Word • Screen capture software (TechSmith Snagit) experience a plus • Process Street experience a plus (training provided) Wild West Media values and rewards loyalty and hard work. We’re committed to creating great work experiences for our team with opportunities for advancement. ____________ Wild West Media has been scaling search and display campaigns in competitive markets for 15+ years. We've spent the last three years focused solely on Amazon Advertising, developing and executing winning pay-per-click campaigns for the top private label brands.

If you’re interested in learning more about Wild West Media’s advertising philosophy and strategy, here’s a link to our CEO, Cherie Yvette, presenting on Amazon Advertising: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyD0JjNbVic&t=58s

If you are interested in this opportunity, please e-mail a resumé and cover letter, including details about yourself and your technical writing experience, to cherie@theurbancowgirl.com. Please include examples of instructional materials you’ve written for digital projects.

Content Writer

Pay: Full-time

More information: Glassdoor

Part Time / Remote Proposal Writer (Defense)

Pay: $20 to $30 per hour

More information: Glassdoor

Technical Writer

Pay: Full-time

More information: Dice

Corporate Writer

Pay: Full-time

More information: LinkedIn

Content Writer

Pay: $20K–30K a year

More information: LinkedIn

IZEA Writer/Editor

Pay: Full-time

More information: Company Profile: IZEA created the modern influencer marketing industry in 2006 when we launched the first technology platform to pay bloggers to create content for brands. Since then, we have grown from a guy with an idea, to a NASDAQ traded company serving the worlds top Marketers and Creators. Our customers include the world’s biggest brands, agencies, top media organizations and the world’s largest newspaper publisher. Clients include, but are not limited to, Wendy's, Marriott, NBC, The Home Depot, Kraft, and Petco.

Job Description: IZEA is adding writers and editors to its talented team of creators! Get paid to create custom content for top brands, advertisers, publishers, and ecommerce companies. Join the creator marketplace full of freelance opportunities for journalists, writers, photographers, videographers, designers, animators, musicians, and composers. If you’re a writer and/or editor who loves making great content, we want to hear from you.

Sign up on our IZEA Zen platform to do freelance writing and editing. Claiming tasks in the app is a breeze, and you can track your processed payments by week, month and year to stay on top of your earnings. We even offer a handy payment tracker tool to track when you will receive each weeks funds. Content is paid per piece, and the price points vary depending on the client and type of content being produced.

Please take a few minutes to register on the IZEA Zen platform at https://manage.zencontent.com/#!/signup. There is no need to submit a resume or cover letter for this opportunity. We look forward to working with you on IZEA Zen and thank you in advance for your continued commitment to the craft.

Job Requirements/ Skills: Were looking for creators who have writing and/or editing experience, are able to follow detailed style guides, and can create content in a variety of voices.

Please apply to apply_484009787@activehire.com

Teach Literature, Reading, & Writing IN CHINA - Degree Required

Pay: $33,000 - $40,000 a year

More information: Indeed

B2B / Business Writers wanted!

Pay: $40 to $50 per article

More information: Hi, we are looking for freelance writers who can write blog posts in the business niche. This will be an ongoing gig for multiple writers as we always need fresh content.

Topics we cover usually range between small business, entrepreneurship, startups, career, productivity, collaboration, management, work culture, leadership, business tools, remote work, etc. 

Here are some topic examples: 

Three Ways Cloud Solutions Can Benefit Your Workplace Collaboration
How to Streamline Your Project Management Process

If you think you can write about such topics, let us know. 

We can pay $40-$50 per article.

Articles that we need are about 1,000 - 1,500 words long. The majority of the articles are informative “how-to” blog posts.

Ideal writers for our team:

  • Are experienced in writing professionally in the business niche

  • Are native English speakers with excellent writing skills

  • Have a portfolio of the published content

  • Have a 3-4 day turnaround for articles

  • Can write at least 2 articles per week (for great fit writers we have more work)

When applying, please include:

  • Links to most relevant business blog posts you’ve published (send us some samples)

  • Your expertise: business topics you are most qualified to tackle

We hope for a long term partnership!

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply via email (content@fortis.agency) using the subject line "Business Writer – your name”.

Fitness/Gym Equipments/BodyBuilding Writer Wanted ( Long Term & On-Going work )

Pay $50 to $60 per article

More information: ProBlogger

Environmentalism Pitches

Pay: $0.75-1 per word

More information: Ensia Guidelines

Reporters in the Field Journalism Grant

Pay: 8,000 Euro

More information: Facebook.com/reportersinthefield

Content Update Editor, Lifewire

Pay: $25 per hour

More information: Mediabistro

GoSite Freelance Writer

Pay: $150+ per article

More information: Mediabistro

Better Bike Share Partnership Writer

Pay: $30 to $35 an hour

More information: Mediabistro

Content Update Editor, Verywell

Pay: $30 an hour

More information: Mediabistro

Freelance Managing Editor

Pay: $60 - $150 per hour, depending on experience

More information: Mediabistro

Best High-Paying Freelance Gigs of the Week: August 19, 2019

Best High-Paying Freelance Gigs of the Week: August 19, 2019

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