Types of Websites Listing Freelance Writing Jobs

Although most careers have been hit as a result of the global recession, job opportunities have opened up for . If you’ve got an online connection, a PayPal account and a reasonable grasp of English, then you have the basics for starting a freelance writing career. There are several ways you can make money from websites geared for freelance writers.

Job Boards

Freelance writers can never be complacent. Clients come and go like mayflies, depending on how financially stable a client is. You always need to be on the lookout for a new client or a better paying client. The best freelance writing sites such as Problogger or Freelance Writing Jobs have extensive listings for freelance writers. Not all of the jobs will be for the web. Some will be for business newsletters, ad copy, fillers for newspapers or even scripts.

Content Aggregators

Websites that pay writers for articles that appear on the web are known as content aggregators or content brokers. These sites include Helium, Wordgigs, Textbroker and Yahoo Contributor Network. Payment differs from site to site to site, but basically you make money through up-front payments or from revenue sharing. The latter means that you get paid a miniscule amount each time someone that’s not you clicks onto your articles. For some sites like Helium, this works out to around one penny per five clicks.

Content Warehouses

Sometimes also called content aggregators, these are sites where the writer can submit articles, name their own price and a large …

Great Cosmetic Stops on the Web

As a shopper I can tell you there is nothing better than finding awesome cosmetics. If they give you the kind of bang for your buck that you deserve, it's even better. Over the years I've come to love certain websites and look to them to provide to my collection of cosmetics at various times.

Growing up I was one of those girls who loved my lip smackers. It was the beginning of an addiction that lead to my obsession with My Lip Stuff. I discovered the brand itself a few years ago on Amazon.com and then headed on over to their own website to check them out in their full glory. With something like 400 flavors to choose from, I wasn't bored for a second trying to select which one was best. I've since given these glosses to friends as Christmas gifts and gotten them addicted as well. This is an awesome spot to pick up a gift for those who like their items personalized seeing as you can have your name on the label of your favorite gloss.

In addition to my love of all things lip gloss, I also love to collect various scents. When a former co-worker turned me on to Demeter Fragrances Library I arrived in heaven. This company makes a scent for just about everything, a quite a few you wouldn't have thought of. Being a lover of soft, clean scents I've come to adore their Grass, Paperback, Honeysuckle and Laundrymat fragrances. For those …

Cool and Fun Internet Web Sites for when You Are Bored!

How often do we hear or say "I'm BORED?" Boredom, to be weary by dullness or tedious repetition, can lead to stress and conflicts with friends or family. Being bored is often depressing so instead of sitting around feeling bad, do something about it! You need to stimulate your mind and find new things to see and do in order to beat boredom. The internet hosts a wealth of information on almost every topic imaginable and there are many cool fun web sites to browse when you are feeling bored. With so many web sites online however, it can at times be overwhelming. Below I have compiled a list of some of the best web sites to surf and things to do online when you bored so no need to aimless search through the internet's millions of web pages!

1) StumbleUpon.com – Download the StumpleUpon toolbar to find great videos, websites, photos and more based on your specific interests. After you "StumbleUpon" a site, you submit a rating and then StumbleUpon learns what you likes and makes better reccomendations. You can share your discoveries and meet new friends and people with similar interests with this tool. Some of my favorite sites I have found channeling surfing with StumpleUpon are Musicovery.com, TheWeblist.net, and Populair.eu.

2) Find a good online community – Whether you want to find and chat with people who have similar interests or talk over a controversial debate, there are a plethora of online communities and chat groups that …

The Five Best Soap Opera Websites

Looking for scoops, spoilers, casting information, or recaps regarding your favorite daytime show? Let’s face it. Many of us are just too busy with our own hectic lives to keep up with our favorite soap, which is why we turn to the Internet to keep us informed. Why go to the store and purchase a magazine when we can get it all right on our home or office computers? We can’t help but be addicted to the latest schemes, love triangles, break-ups, amnesia hang-ups, or even ! As a long-time soap opera fanatic, I’ve done my own research and compiled a list of the five best soap opera sites to catch up on your favorite daytime dramas, in order of preference.

1) Soaps.com (http://www.soaps.com/)

This site has recently become my favorite, surpassing my number two choice. It contains wonderfully detailed story recaps of every daytime soap, along with captivating episode pictures. In addition, it does a fabulous job of keeping up with the latest news regarding your favorite soaps. On the home page, you can even scroll down to see the stars’ upcoming birthdays along with their birth years, just in case you are curious to know how old they are! You can also see how well your favorite soap is doing in the rating’s race, along with links to the upcoming spoilers, and comings and goings. If that’s not enough, this site also contains a message board if you care to speak your mind in a “Rated-G” format regarding …