Contests and Promotions from The Submission Period for the Photo Contest is Over! Cast Your Votes!

RWC Photo ContestHey, guys! The submission period for our photo contest is over and now you have a chance to vote for the submission, that you think is the best!
We have received about a dozen of legitimate submissions, and each one of the photos represents a workspace of a true freelance writer!
If you haven’t had the chance to make a submission to participate, you have a chance to affect the destiny of the contestants! Only one of them will receive the contest prize of $500, so it’s all up to you now!
You can find the contest here, on our Facebook page – just hit the “Vote Now” button and browse through the available submissions.
Note, that not all of the submissions are available at the page: you have to click “See All Entries” button in order to view all of the great pictures, we’ve received.
We wanted to highlight one of the submissions, that really stands out – you can see it right here, on the left! :) So the whole RWC staff wanted to say special “Thanks” to Christophilus Van Bouwel for his awesome, hand-made submission! We wish you and all of the contest participants GOOD LUCK with the votes! :)

Company News Admin Panel Update: You Will Be Able to Negotiate Your Terms on the Order Automatically!

LogotypeAs you know, we are constantly working to make things better for you at the The admin panel is being updated constantly, mostly by fixing some minor bugs, which still affect the user experience.
But this update, which will be added to the site sometime next week, is going to offer a new great piece of functionality. This option will allow you an opportunity to offer your own terms of work on any given order, without the need of sending a message to the support, waiting for their response, etc. It will save you a lot of time and effort, while you browse through the available orders. Read the rest of this entry »

Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics Freelance Writing – Back Up Your Data Edition

How to Back Up Your DataAll computer users, at some point, have lost data from their computer: either because the document processing software did not save the most recent changes, or because of accidental deletion.

My typical way to lose files is when I am cleaning out superfluous files and discover that I have tossed out something crucial!

What can you do to prevent such disasters? Are there techniques or software that can help? Sure – there are many solutions to this problem. First, however, let’s start with the basic strategies to keep what you store on your computer safe: not only your documents, but your valuable pictures and other files.

First, you must back up every piece of data externally. For example, I copy my photos to DVDs at least every six months. This might sound excessive, but consider my recent experience. A year ago, my PC was infected with a really nasty virus that led to a blue screen nearly every time I booted up. I had to reinstall my OS. In order to wipe the virus out, I had to format both of my hard drives ( believe me, I tried the easy way out by merely reinstalling the OS and performing checks with a variety of anti-virus software – no dice). Eventually, I was left with two clean hard drives.
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Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics Coordinating a Multinational, Intercontinental Freelance Writing Team: Doing It Right

Tips on how to coordinate a team of freelance writers It’s no secret that many freelance writers collaborate on large projects. This is a great way to get a differential advantage: some folks are cracker-jack researchers, and some are better at putting ideas on paper.
Not many people in the world know everything and can do everything equally well. Thus, it is natural to work jointly on many freelance writing projects.
Sometimes, however, when it comes to coordinating mutual efforts, the bigger the group, the more problems crop up. The geographic scale, surprisingly, does not have much of an impact. It doesn’t matter much whether you are on different continents of simply in different parts of town.
There are a number of mandatory steps and/or solutions that you will need to pursue in order to assure your project’s success. Communications is one of the most important factors. When deadlines are short and you have to work fast, and effectively, email just won’t cut it.
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Company News Inactive Writers – Account Deactivation

RWC LogotypeCurrently our database is flooded with writers, who’ve been inactive for more than 6 months.
Users who just hang in the database without any further actions create certain inconveniences for Q.A. and Support Dpts.
From now on, users who did not take any orders within the past 6 months will be automatically deactivated.
If you did not take any orders within the past 6 months, you still have two weeks to take an order and keep your user account with RWC. Users inactive for 6 months will be deactivated on April 19th, 2011.
Currently there are a lot of available orders with and we are sure, that you can find something that will suite your expertise and writing skills.
Truly Yours
RWC Team