Let me guess, someone told you affiliate marketing would be easy. You just throw up a WordPress site, add some generic content, a few special links, and then you’ll just watch the big bucks come rolling in! That’s how it works, right? Not exactly. There’s one VERY overlooked skill that you’re going to need to […]
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
The primary goal here at Location Rebel is to help you build a freelance writing “bridge businesses” which makes you $3,000+ a month. Why? Because if you do that, you have options. You can pay your bills while you build a side hustle… You can support yourself as you backpack around the world… You can quit […]
It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been a writer. Brand new writers and old pros get hit with it. That’s right. There will be a moment, someday, when you look at your screen and just see that white page and a blinking cursor and you’re stuck. You’ve hit the wall. Writer’s block. All writers face […]
I get pitched a lot of guest posts. And most of them, are absolutely terrible. As I’ve mentioned in the past, I’m working on doing more guest posts.. As I was preparing my list of people I wanted to approach, and how I planned to go about doing it, there was something just gnawing at the back […]
So you want to be a copywriter. But, you keep running into one big roadblock — you don’t know how to get started with copywriting. And then, there’s that other matter of experience. You don’t have any. Isn’t that kind of a big deal when it comes to becoming a copywriter? Well, yes and no. […]
Want to make money online? For most people, freelance writing is one of the first places most people look as a way to start. It makes sense, right? Getting started with freelance writing doesn’t cost much, you don’t even need a website to start, even though we think it’s a pretty good idea. Here’s how […]
I started growing Location Rebel during a time where it was all about the “epic blog post.” The longer, and the more detailed, the better. Let’s face it, that’s still the general mindset. I still fall into this trap, and assume that if I write a 5,000 word blog post, it’s going to be shared all over […]
A lot of our freelance writing content is pretty long form. Our primary How to Start Freelance Writing blog post is over 7,000 words. SEVEN THOUSAND. And it’s really good. However, part of the problem is it’s too good. These days most people don’t have the time to sit down and read a 7,000 word post. The people […]
**Important note: I’m not a CPA or a Lawyer, so do your due diligence and check with a professional before making your final decision. This post is for informational purposes only. One of the biggest hangups new bloggers and freelance writers have comes down to the idea of their business structure, or a business license. […]
Updated in September 2020 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. […]