And a new service matches online editors with content talent
This column appeared Feb. 3, 1999, in the Online Journalism Review. Here’s the version on the OJR site.
Second of two parts. See Part 1.
These may well be the glory days for freelance writing on the Web, with dozens of sites paying rates that compare favorably to print publications. For both veteran journalists and aspiring writers, the Internet has opened up potentially lucrative new markets.
A new online service devoted to just that notion will debut later this month. Content Exchange, created by Editor & Publisher columnist Steve Outing and freelance writer Amy Gahran, will bring together those who create content for online media and those who buy content.