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Writing is a great way to make money from home. If you are a skilled writer, here are some companies that are currently hiring. The following section includes writing, editing and proofreading jobs from home. I have included some companies that take freelance as well. This is one category of the work at home jobs that tends to love the freelance jobs option ;)
About.com - Are you ready to become an online leader of a community of people who share your interests? Apply to become an About Guide! As diverse as they are, Guides do share a few characteristics:
A true knowledge of and a passion for their topic
Commitment to creating informative, "what you need to know" features
A dedication to building and updating a comprehensive links directory
The ability to bring their site to life
Strong writing and editing skills
Basic HTML skills
A desire to ensure that About remains the best network on the Internet
Accepted - Accepted.com's editors are independent contractors who value their independence and flexibility. They also take genuine pride and satisfaction from helping our clients achieve their educational and professional goals. We are seeking editors to add to our staff in the early summer. If you are a freelance editor/writer who likes helping people achieve their dreams while working with them to focus and clarify their ideas, please read on. Accepted.com is looking for the following credentials/experience: B.A. in English or journalism required. Minimum five years full-time professional writing experience. Experience working in a mentoring role. Admissions experience preferred but not required. Must use a PC.
CBT Workshop - The CBT Workshop strives to offer courseware which has been authored by experts in their associated disciplines. To keep pace with our expanding library of courseware products, we are seeking qualified individuals to assist in the authoring of new courseware. Our "Virtual Instructor" program allows a subject matter expert to participate in the authoring of new training material. In return for their expertise, the virtual instructor will earn a significant royalty (a percentage) of each sale. Since individuals may participate in their spare time, it's easy for any "subject matter expert" to join our team. If you have an interest in becoming a "Virtual Instructor", simply send us an e-mail message with a short description of the course, and an outline to email@example.com Include your name and telephone number. All correspondance will be kept in strict confidence.
Cha-Cha Guides - ChaCha Guides are curious, professional, Internet-savvy people, just like you, who enjoy learning new things, sharing their knowledge with others, and being part of a fun, diverse community.Sharp minds are important, but you do not actually have to be a ‘know-it-all’ to be a Guide. Guides may be Generalists skilled at navigating the Web, Specialists with lots of passion and knowledge on a particular topic, Expeditors with a knack for fast-paced puzzle solving, or Transcribers who make ChaCha the smartest voice service in the world.
DVDCC - Love the DVD format? Want a new hobby? From time to time, openings on our staff open up and are listed below. We can only offer places on the staff to individuals living in the United States and Canada only. Position 001: Freelance Writer (DVD Reviewer) Requirements: Must own your own DVD player. Must be able to write reviews at length and judge them on quality and content. Must have at least a 32" television. Must have at least a Dolby Digital and DTS audio receiver. Must have a separate subwoofer on your audio system. This position does require a set # of reviews each month. Compensation: This is a special freelance / independent contractor position. In return for writing DVD reviews and articles, you will be compensated for your time with DVDs (and other goodies when available).
Edit Fast - We need you because you are a skilled proofreader, editor, or writer. EditFast takes pride in the quality of the work we do and in the speed of our editors. We want the best! This is a freelance opportunity. We cannot guarantee that there will be work available, but if you have the qualifications EditFast's clients are looking for, and if you are patient, there may be projects for you in the future. You should be aware, however, that EditFast has no obligation to provide work for you now or at any time in the future. Completing the registration process and passing the EditFast review does not necessarily mean you will receive projects. It simply means you are eligible to receive projects and your Web page is available for EditFast's clients to view and perhaps choose you as their editor. If you are selected for a project by a client or by the EditFast administration you will be notified and that project will be directed to you
Eduwriters - We are looking for writers who understand the requirements of our priorities by showing us that they can be extremely accurate and always meet deadlines. A college degree is required. All majors are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Our writers research, write and edit papers on a variety of topics from business and agriculture to computer science and biology. Knowledge of various writing styles and documentation is not required, but will be taken into high consideration during the application process. We also hire internationally, however all applicants must have an impeccable command of English. We will not hire any writer who proves otherwise in any part of the application process.
Leanin Tree - Thank you for your interest in potential publishing opportunities with Leanin’ Tree! Leanin’ Tree publishes the art and verse of many freelance artists and writers, and welcomes the opportunity to review new work that is suitable for our greeting cards. If you are a freelance artist or writer who would like to submit art or verse to Leanin’ Tree for review, or if you are interested in licensing opportunities using Leanin’ Tree published artwork, please review the menu options at left and then click on the appropriate selection.
Mulberry Studio is always looking for talented people. We offer a collaborative work environment in an atmosphere that stimulates growth and learning. We care passionately about what we do and we work hard at delivering superior results.
Full-time and part-time transcription and proofreading positions are available either on-site, in our Harvard Square office, or on a freelance contractual basis from your home. People at Mulberry Studio tend to stay. During life changes, Mulberry Studio will work with you to provide the flexibility you need. We are loyal to our staff and our staff is loyal to us.
My Essays - Essays made available on this site are original and have come from regular individuals like you. You name your own price and getting paid for the papers you sell is painless. Only essays you (the original author) have written and have never made available to any other source, Internet or other, are eligible.
ProofreadNow.com - We are seeking aggressive, energetic English copy editors and proofreaders at this time. If you are experienced in the editing and proofreading industry, by virtue of being an active, professional copy editor or proofreader for five years or more, and if you are an expert in the use of Microsoft Word and you know how to annotate PDF files using Adobe Acrobat, we would like to hear from you immediately. Please send your resume and cover letter via e-mail to Phil Jamieson (PhilJ at ProofreadNOW.com). As you can imagine, letters with typos will be summarily dismissed. Thank you. From time to time, we seek Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese proofreaders. Our model requires that you have reliable Internet connectivity (preferably cable or DSL or T1) and up-to-date software tools, including MS Word and/or Adobe Acrobat V6 (not the free reader).
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group - We publish scholarly works in the humanities and social sciences under our Rowman & Littlefield and Lexington Books imprints, reference and library science books under our Scarecrow Press imprint, and serious nonfiction trade books under our Taylor Trade Publishing imprint. To be considered for proofreading and copyediting work at RLPG, all freelancers must take our standard tests and have email; proofreaders must be able to print out a booklength set of page proofs on their printers. NOTE: Because of payment issues, we are unable to work with freelancers outside the United States and Canada.
Sign Industry - As a pioneer in the online visual communications industry, SIGNINDUSTRY.com is looking for individuals who have loads of talent and thrive in a team environment. We have created a community without walls, where anyone from any department can share ideas with anyone else and is encouraged to do so! Even if they are working from the comfort of their living room - 3,000 miles way from our main office. We are a dynamic, privately-held online industry specific E-commerce company with great benefits, competitive pay, stock options and a great long-term vision & strategy. Browse our open positions at SIGNINDUSTRY.com below. If you believe you have what it takes to join our team, we'd love to hear from you!
Suite 101 We're looking for writers and authors who can author new courses. All you need to do to submit a course proposal though our online application form. Before completing your application you are invited to review the Course Developer's Course written by our Deans to help you understand our course building platform. If your course proposal is accepted, we'll expect you to write a four to eight lesson course complete with outline, description, lesson plan, lessons within 21 days. See the Course Author Application Guide for more information about terms and payment.
Virgo Publishing - Virgo Publishing, Inc., a fast-paced national trade magazine company, is committed to equal opportunity employment and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to join our team. Virgo Publishing provides opportunity for creativity, growth and excitement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefit package along with tuition reimbursement and 401(K) opportunities. Please feel free to review our current job openings, which are updated weekly.
Word Firm - Wordfirm sometimes seeks qualified freelance writers, editors, copyeditors, and proofreaders. You must be completely equipped for handling work through the Internet. We are only interested in professional, highly skilled writers and editors with at least three years of practical experience. We also sometimes seek freelance indexers. Applicants must have at least three years of professional experience and be equipped to handle work through the Internet.
Write For Cash - Write For Cash publishes content on the web and sells contextual advertisement space on each page. We are seeking articles on specific topics that we know to be popular and sought after by people searching on the internet. Some examples include, "How to program a universal remote", "How to make a sock monkey", and "All About Louis Vuitton Handbags" (and everything in between).
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