Monday, September 15, 2008

Job Security for Freelance Writers: Lessons from Lehman Brothers & Merrill Lynch

This morning I turned on CNN and the lead story in financial news was the Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch debacles. Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and Merrill Lynch is being sold to Bank of America for some $50 billion. And, not only that, AIG, the world's largest insurer, sought a bailout from the Federal Government, who turned it down.

What does all of this have to do with job security for freelance writers? Read today's entry on job security to find out. If you haven't taken the plunge into freelance writing, this article will open your eyes as to why you should -- even on a part-time basis.

Affiliate Program: Later on today, I'll finally upload the affiliate program info. I got busy with some last-minute client projects last week and just didn't have time to finish it up.

New Ebook: How to Find Unpublished Freelance Writing Jobs.

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