Before we jump on the list with the best job boards that list full-time & part-time jobs for freelancers, bloggers, writers, Social Media managers, and virtual assistants, let me give you some tips to dramatically increase your chances to get hired!
Note that employers who post these jobs receive many messages daily.
This way, you need a way to stand out from the competition.
The first impression matters a lot!
When you reply on a job listing, make sure to include in your message:
- Introduce yourself and let them know where you saw the job ad
- Describe why you’re a good fit for this position, focus on their pain points you can solve
- Mention how much experience you have including samples for your previous works (this is the most important step)
- Mention any other points that they can benefit from working with you
- Keep it short and to-the-point, without any fluff. They are too busy reading hundreds of emails, so they’ll appreciate it.
- The majority of them ask to attach your CV, so you’ll need to prepare one if you don’t already have one.
Here’s an example of my latest successful pitch that got me hired:
I’m sending this message in response to your LinkedIn and ProWriter listings for a professional writer.
First, I should introduce myself. I’m Chris Kosto & I’m a blogger and a freelance writer for multiple blogs.
I make a living writing online for the past 5 years.
I have experience in writing SEO posts with the aim to rank as high as possible in search engines.
Also, when I’m writing a post I focus on:
- Converting customers into buyers or email subscribers
- Encouraging readers to read more posts from the website
To be honest, I haven’t experience with e-bikes but I know how to perform good research and gather all the important points!
Some samples of my work:
Please let me know what you think and if you need anything more from my side.
I’m looking forward to hearing from you!
It wasn’t anything difficult right?
Simplicity often gets the work done!
Of course, you can’t get hired for every pitch you make.
Don’t get discouraged if you don’t receive a positive reply on your first tries. Hundreds of people are applying for these positions, so it’s totally normal.
Keep applying and improving your pitch. As your portfolio and experience grow, it will become easier to land more jobs.
The Best Job Boards for Bloggers, Writers, Social Media Managers, Virtual Assistants & Freelancers
1) ProBlogger’s Jobs List (RSS Feed regularly updated)
- Writer Needed for Tech Blog (Windows, Mac, iOS and Android)
- Freelance Writer
- Banking Content
- Auto Writer for Drifted.com
- Content writer/marketer wanted for guest posting on high authority sites
- Looking for excellent writers to write blog posts for a content service ($0.02 per word)
- Blog writer for online accounting software
- Technology / Office Products Content Writer
- Freelance Writer to Simplify Legalese
- WordPress content writer
- Top Notch Content Writer/Marketer for SaaS Service
- Freelance Copy-Editor for Cat Website
- Magazine Editor
- Real Estate and Mortgage Content Writer
- Content Writer Needed For Multiple Niche Sites
This Job Board is among the most popular on the web. There you’ll find from one-time projects (e.g. write a number of articles) to full-time positions.
Of course, the jobs there are related to Blogging, writing, Social Media management etc, that’s why I included it on my list.
The above search for LinkedIn is set for “Bloggers” and location is set to “Remote/Work from Home”.
If you want to find more precise results, simply change the first box (e.g. Social Media manager instead of Bloggers)
On LinkedIn, you’ll find mostly full-time and part-time jobs rather than one-time projects.
However, these job ads are high-quality from established companies and the positions are often high-paying.
Also, they list exactly what they want from you and what your responsibilities will be. This way, you’ll know if you’re a good fit for a job just by reading the description.
Here you’ll find jobs related to blogging such as writing, graphics designing, marketing/promotion, or Social Media Management.
There aren’t too many jobs posted daily, but they’re all blogging jobs.
This site is another “Freelancer Marketplace” but it’s probably the best one, that’s why I mention it here.
This way, you should expect high competition and low to mid-range payments.
On the other hand, there are thousands of jobs posted daily and on average they’re much better (more trust-worthy and higher-paying) compared to other freelancer marketplaces like Freelancer.com, Guru or Upwork.
Before you perform a search, don’t forget to choose the category you’re interested in.
Indeed is among the most popular job search engines worldwide for every kind of job including blogging tasks.
As a result, there are thousands of jobs daily based on location and even remote jobs.
Further, the majority of these jobs are full or part-time and no 1-2 projects jobs.
On the link above I have set the location to “Remote” and the search term to “Blogger” so make sure to change them if you want to find something more specific
This website is also very popular and there are tons of new jobs posted daily.
There are many other job search engines online, but Indeed and SimplyHired include many jobs related to blogging or to virtual assisting that’s why I mention them here.
Again, modify the search boxes to match your professions and location.
The Best Job Boards for Blogging Jobs
Make it a habit to send 10 or more messages per day until you land your first job.
Last but not least, don’t forget to research a company’s blog/projects (if it’s possible) to further know about them and impress them more on your pitch!