All About Freelancing archive

You spent hours setting up your website, perfecting the design and uploading your clips. You toil weekly or even daily to add content to your blog. But is it all for naught? Is anyone paying attention? Does it do your business any good?

Freelance writer Nancy Allison today launches a regular feature for All About Freelancing that will explore these questions and highlight freelancer websites and blogs sites that rock.

Sure, your editor loves you. But get your agreement in writing anyway. In this article, Anthony N. Elia, a New York attorney specializing in intellectual property, entertainment law, and commercial law, presents an introduction to contracts and negotiating them. This is the first article in a multi-part series on the basic law of book and magazine freelance contracts.

What's a hashtag, you ask? It's a handy device that allows you to follow a particular event or topic on Twitter. Get set up with Twitter and you can follow your colleagues who are attending the AAAS conference later this week, as well as contribute to the conversation. Get commentary on former vice president Al Gore's talk as it happens, find out where the cool people are meeting for dinner, and much more. Catherine Dold shows you how.