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Why Do I Need a Freelance Writing Website? We’re not going to beat around the bush here – you should definitely have your own freelance writing website. Why, you ask? Well, there are so many upsides to having your own website, and very few downsides.  That all sounds great, and in a perfect world, of course, we’d all have a fancy website. However, I hear you saying the same things we used to say about creating a freelance writing website, “I am not a web…Continue Reading “Should I have a Website As a Freelance Writer?”

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What is B2B Writing? Often when we think about freelance writing we tend to only think about writing for the end consumer. There’s a huge market out there for B2B writing (business to business) though that can be extremely rewarding and very lucrative. So what is B2B writing and what are some of the benefits? B2B writing is when you produce content for your client that is going to be read by a business, or someone reading on behalf of a business. It might not…Continue Reading “B2B Writing – The Promised Land?”

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How To Lose Your Fear and Get Paid To Write To many people, the idea of getting paid to write is quite appealing apart from one key issue. They’re afraid of what people will think of their writing. There’s plenty of us out there thinking – “yeah I’m a good writer, but am I like those people you see on America’s Got Talent where they think they’re really good but in reality they suck?” The thought of your article being read by thousands of people…Continue Reading “Get Over the Fear and Get Paid To Write”

In Need Of Ideas for Freelance Writing Topics? So, first thing’s first,  you’re probably wondering about the title here. Well, all will be revealed with time! As you probably did guess though, we’re here to talk about freelance writing topics, and most importantly, what you can do when the idea well appears to have run dry. When you’re struggling to think of topic ideas it can be pretty frustrating, but there’s a big plus side to this. At least it means you’re getting work and…Continue Reading “The Mayans’ Lost Guide To Freelance Writing Topics”

How To Become a Freelance Editor The freelance writing industry isn’t limited to writing, there are plenty of other opportunities out there. For those people with a keen eye for detail and a great grasp of grammar then working as a freelance editor is also an option. Not only is this an excellent option for writers to expand their portfolio, but it also offers the ability to specialize. What is a Freelance Editor? A freelance editor is someone who works on a self-employed basis to…Continue Reading “How To Become a Freelance Editor”

What Is a Ghostwriter? Ghostwriting is a tricky subject in the writing industry. Many people question the ethics of it, and yet more are asking “what is a ghostwriter?” On the question of ethics, there’s no definite answer, you’ll have to make your own mind up on that one. When it comes to what is a ghostwriter though it’s actually quite simple. A ghostwriter is someone who writes for a client but receives no credit on the published work. As such, they are a ghost,…Continue Reading “What Is a Ghostwriter and Should I Be Doing It?”

7 Steps To Building Your Writing Portfolio It always seems like an inescapable loop when it comes to securing jobs. Everyone wants someone with experience, but you need a job to get experience. So how do you break the loop when it comes to freelance writing and show that you’ve got what it takes to get the job done? The answer is by building a great writing portfolio that showcases all the wonderful skills you’ve got! Running your own blog and writing guest posts are…Continue Reading “How To Build a Writing Portfolio in 7 Easy Steps”

7 Ways To Start As a Writer Without a Degree If there’s one thing that seems to stop people from becoming freelance writers it’s the belief that you need a college degree, specifically in English or Journalism, to make the grade. Of course, when you become a freelance writer, you don’t have to take a test or fill out a form saying where you went to school, but nonetheless, this issue seems to be a big barrier to many people. In reality, there is absolutely…Continue Reading “How To Become a Writer Without a Degree”

Take Your Marketing To The Next Level You’d think that the most important part of freelance writing is simply the ability to write. However, to view a freelance writer as someone who just writes is a major oversimplification. In reality, a freelance writer must excel in many skills, but perhaps top of the list is their ability to market themselves as a freelance writer. So how do you go about marketing yourself as a freelance writer? To successfully market yourself as a freelance writer, you…Continue Reading “Marketing Yourself As a Freelance Writer”

What is a Freelance Writer? A freelance writer is someone who works on a self-employed basis to meet the writing needs of their clients. Through creating their own freelance writing business, a writer can have multiple clients for whom they write different types of literature about a variety of subjects. In today’s information-oriented world there is a constant demand for high-quality writing across all industries, and freelance writers perform an important role in meeting that demand. Whether it be through magazines, novels, marketing materials, or…Continue Reading “What is a Freelance Writer?”

7 Ways To Start Freelance Writing With No Experience If you’re wondering how to start freelance writing with no experience I have some good news. No matter how successful someone is as a freelance writer, they all had one thing in common, they started out with no experience. There are countless examples out there that show you it’s possible to succeed in this business without experience, but, there are very few examples of people who have done it without an exceptional amount of hard work….Continue Reading “How To Start Freelance Writing With No Experience”

Win Your Ideal Writing Jobs – Freelance Writing Jobs For Beginners You may be seeking freelance writing jobs for beginners, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pitch like a seasoned pro. Follow our 7 steps to winning work, and you will be putting yourself in the best position to win the kind of writing jobs that you’re actually passionate about. We’ve taken our favorite pitching formula and broken it down into 4 simple steps so you can tweak it to your needs and put yourself…Continue Reading “Freelance Writing Jobs For Beginners – 7 Ways to Win Work”

Freelance Writing For Beginners People are always asking us “what tips do you have when it comes to freelance writing for beginners?” The answer is, there are lots of things you need to figure out, but learning from everything you do is the best way to put yourself on that path to success. We find that everything we do is an opportunity. Whether that be an opportunity for a story, for professional improvement, or for getting a writing job, everyday events can help you achieve…Continue Reading “Freelance Writing For Beginners – 7 Ways to Learn From Everything You Do”

    Creating a Freelance Writing Business – 7 Ways to Reign in Your Self Discipline and Boost Productivity Freelance writing is all about writing right? Well, the truth is, the writing is just the tip of the iceberg. In reality, you’re creating a freelance writing business and with any business, there are plenty of things that go on beneath the surface. Like any business, you might have the best product in the world, but if the rest of your affairs are not in order,…Continue Reading “Creating a Freelance Writing Business Through Productivity and Self-Discipline”

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    Why Is Defining Your Freelance Writing Niches important? Niche is such a buzzword when it comes to anything to do with the internet that you could be forgiven for thinking it was a meaningless piece of jargon. However, if you want to be a successful freelance writer then you dismiss niches at your peril. The word is so popular because it is so important! You have to choose your freelance writing niches and you have to do it now. It’s not just freelance…Continue Reading “Freelance Writing Niches – 7 Ways To Start Ahead of The Competition”