There are several ways to make money as a writer in today’s digital age! Here are a few ideas to get started. I’ve tried every one of them, and so far, freelance writing has been the most for me.
Author Archives: Matt Cates
How to Make an Extra $1,000 a Month!
Who couldn’t use more money coming in each month? I know I could! But sometimes it is hard to find the time to write more for my clients. So I decided to cheat and just ask Bard for some ideas to make an extra $1,000 a month, that would not involve me doing more writing.Continue reading “How to Make an Extra $1,000 a Month!”
Here’s 78 Ways to Make $100 Fast
In today’s terrible economy, we can all use some extra cash to help us get by each week. If you work a full-time job, your chances to getting extra money are slim unless you can talk your boss into an immediate raise. If you have just a part-time job, you could always try to bumpContinue reading “Here’s 78 Ways to Make $100 Fast”
What Are the Best Freelance Platforms?
There are many great freelance platforms out there, but the best one for you will depend on your specific needs and skills. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a freelance platform: Here are a few of the best freelance platforms: Ultimately, the best freelance platform for you will depend on your specificContinue reading “What Are the Best Freelance Platforms?”
Bard’s Tips on How to Make Money on Upwork
AI tools are, in theory, meant to help us, not hurt us. But some career types are likely to be negatively impacted by the advent of such powerful programs. Take, for instance, freelance writers like me! I do alright on Upwork, and have earned over $145,000 on the platform so far. But clients are asking…what’s the deal with AI like Bard and ChatGPT? They know, as I do, that these programs can write articles in seconds that are grammatically correct, practical, and more-or-less accurate about many (and often most) details. So, I decided to put Bard to work and test it out. I asked for its tips on how I can make more money on Upwork. Then I took those tips, and feed them back to it, to get more specifics. Here’s what it came up with, and I have to say I’m impressed!
Is ChatGPT a Gold Rush…or a Fool’s Errand?
ChatGPT and other AI tools are a hot topic right now, as they should be. They are rapidly changing how businesses plan their content strategies.
But these AI tools do have serious flaws, as I recently wrote on LinkedIn.
They can write content based on what other writers have posted online…but they cannot generate original ideas.
They can’t understand human psychology or related to people one-on-one (even if that relationship is one-way, i.e. the writer and the reader).
They also don’t cite sources, so it’s a lot of work to try and figure out where they pulled their information.
The Book G.O.A.T. List – The Greatest Books of All Time!
It’s tough to determine the greatest, most popular books of all time, because popularity can vary greatly based on cultural and historical context, as well as the criteria used to measure popularity (e.g., number of copies sold, cultural impact, critical acclaim). That said, some of the books that are often considered to be among the most popular and influential include:
The Most Popular Love Story Books Ever Written
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you might be in the mood for some literary romance (depending on your current relationship status!)
Here is a list of some of the most popular love story books of all time to check out!
6 of the Best “Worst” Science Fiction Movies You’ll Ever See
It’s a passion we share, you and I. Low-quality science fiction films, movies so bad that they’re fun to watch, mock, and over time, come to love intensely. It’s the reason you’re here. I know. I know… So here are our picks for the best worst science fiction movies to be found, floating out there online like undigestedContinue reading “6 of the Best “Worst” Science Fiction Movies You’ll Ever See”
5 Science Fiction Heroes Who Hate Science
When their creator has unfairly imbued them with an internal conflict just to amuse the reader, or set up a situational conflict which is at odds with the character’s very nature…all for the sake of the crowd?