Company News State of the High Season: Grab Your Writing Gig!

High SeasonDear freelancers, the high season is back and offers you so many writing opportunities, as never before! You like ‘em small and piece of cake? You like ‘em big with a substantial reward?
We’ve got it all! So many great writing gigs await you: just go to the Available Orders section and start your search for your perfect writing job!
You know that we are generous this time of the year. So if you want an increased price per page or an extended deadline – the staff is able to negotiate on practically all of the available orders! We understand how deadline and pricing variables are important for you, so just go ahead and ask!
You might want to go through a number of orders and contact the support on each one of them about the possible benefits! The more orders you negotiate – the more the chances are that you are going to receive a great deal from! Read the rest of this entry »

Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics Optimizing Your Freelancing Software Package – PART 1

Software for Freelance Writers One of the first things you notice when you start freelancing is how much new software you accumulate on your computer. Maybe this is not the case for you, but for many freelance writers, it’s actually an important issue.

The freelancer’s computer is like the blacksmith’s anvil; we can’t work without it! That is why it is so important to keep your PC/Mac running smoothly, swiftly, and reliably, with no software glitches.
To optimize your computer’s functioning, you need to be able to use the best software tools. These are the ones that don’t eat up RAM, don’t take up much space on your hard drive, and are reliable without being intrusive. That is why I am offering you a list of software solutions that are currently in use by hundreds of freelance writers that we know!

These options are road tested and are sure to deliver great results. So, if you are using something else, consider switching to one of the following. This article turned out to be so massive that we are breaking it down into two installments. Read the rest of this entry »

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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