Freelance writing jobs are available with The Cheat Sheet (est. 2009), a popular website providing time-saving guides, reviews, lists, and tips to help today’s men and women optimize every aspect of their lives.
The company often recruits freelance writers for various openings, including the following positions:
Freelance SEO Writer: write SEO content for a wide range of topics in various industries with an emphasis on growing organic traffic to the site. Other duties include: writing articles based on trending topics and developing and executing content and media campaigns for each editorial section.
Freelance Slideshow Writer: develop image-driven slideshow content for the site’s CPC channels. This job is ideal for a writer who can masterfully combine compelling images with descriptive storytelling.
Freelance Style Writer: report on and write about emerging trends and hot topics in women’s style and beauty. The writer will write articles on assigned topics as well as pitch topics to the editorial team.
To write for The Cheat Sheet, freelance writers usually must have:
- A four-year college degree or comparable work experience.
- Experience in and a passion for writing on various lifestyle topics in different verticals, such as money, cars, sports, entertainment, and fashion.
- An understanding of proper grammar, spelling, style, and punctuation. (Knowledge of AP Style is a plus.)
- The skill to identify in-demand topics, brainstorm story ideas, and engage readers with high-quality, well-written content.
- An understanding of SEO.
Compensation: submit your freelance rates based on writing a 1000-word article.