Ten years ago, hell even three years ago, a lot of aspiring freelancers decided to start on one really common website: UpWork. Do a quick Google search, and you’ll find plenty of articles from 2014, 2015, 2016 saying UpWork was a place where it didn’t hurt to put in some effort. We even told you […]
Freelance Writing: The UItimate Beginner's Online Business
Freelance writing is hands down one of the best businesses for new entrepreneurs to start with online.
Because it's a skill the vast majority of us already have at least a little bit of a grasp of, and there's a huge demand for freelance writers.
For people just starting out in their journey to build a lifestyle business we are big advocates of starting with freelance writing. It's the fastest way I know of to build income and confidence and it can be a great bridge business to go from your day job to entrepreneur.
Here are some of our best posts on Freelance Writing:
The Definitive Guide: How to Start Freelance Writing (For Total Beginners)
- Getting Started: How to Become a Writer
- Finding Writing Jobs: 105 Places to Find Writing Jobs Online
- Copywriting: What is Copywriting and How to Become a Copywriter
- B2B Writing: Everything You Need to Become a B2B Writer
- Best Writing Tools: The Best Writing Tools for Becoming a Freelance Writer
- SEO Writing: How to Make $3,000 in Two Months SEO Writing
With the holidays just around the corner, you might be thinking about what sort of gift to get for the writer in your life. If you’ve been stumped or want something beyond the typical stuff you see everywhere else, then you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best gifts for writers […]
Ok, you’ve made the decision. You’ve decided to take the leap and work for yourself. You’ve read our epic post on how to become a freelance writer. You’re going to be a freelance writer. Awesome, that’s your first decision made. Now, it’s all about creating your freelance writing website. To do that you’ll need three […]
Spend any time blogging and it won’t be too long before a prospective client might get in touch and ask if you ghostwrite. Ghostwrite? What the hell is that? It’s yet another type of writing that a lot of freelancers do. And it’s actually a lot more common than you think. Not to mention it […]
You probably know about sending out cold pitch emails. We’ve written a lot about how most people suck at sending out cold emails — especially pitches. If you don’t want to be one of those people, then you need to read this right now. But there’s actually another way to approach cold emailing that might […]
We spend a lot of time hyping freelance writing here at Location Rebel. There’s a reason for that, it’s the best lifestyle business you can jump into to get started. When it comes to learning how to become a freelance writer, you don’t need a ton of tools, special skills, or experience. Plus, there are […]
So you want to be a freelance writer. But you’re struggling. It’s been harder than you thought it would be to find good clients and make real money. Don’t get down on yourself, this is more common than you think. What you need to do is understand that you’re probably making a few common freelance […]
Updated in December 2019 to remain up to date and accurate. To understand how to become a freelance writer, we need to look at a brief history of freelance writing. Back when dinosaurs ruled the earth and Sean started Location Rebel, the easiest way to get into freelance writing was via something called SEO writing. […]
Spend five minutes searching for info about finding freelance writing jobs, and you’re going to get hit with a barrage of conflicting information. Check out UpWork! Ignore UpWork! Avoid freelance writing job boards! No freelance writing job boards are the most amazing thing ever! Work for free! Are you crazy, never work for free! See […]
Here are LR we talk a lot about freelance writing. There’s a good reason why. In most cases, it tends to be the easiest way to get started. We’ve seen people land their first freelance writing job within a week of joining and reading through the freelance writing blueprint. But, some people get stuck. We […]