This is a guest post from Location Rebel Academy member Allison Troutner. When Sean asked me if I would like to be interviewed about my path to freelance success, I started thinking about what got me from A to B. Looking back, my success comes down to 4 things that allowed me to grow quickly. […]
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
Note from Sean: Like with many successful LRA members, Dario has been super active in the forums. He’s the perfect example of someone who has used his skills and determination to succeed. When I started, I wondered if I could even land one client as a bilingual writer. I had my doubts. If I had […]
It always starts the same. “Dear Editor.” “Hey Admin.” “Hi Location Rebel Editor.” And my personal favorite, “Dear Mr. Sean.” They always end up in the same place too. The trash. Sometimes, if I’m feeling annoyed, I’ll respond to especially egregious pitches in the hopes that a glimmer of awareness will help people realize they […]
I frequently get asked the question from readers “how do I become a writer?” I find it slightly ironic that I usually get that question via email, so the inevitable answer becomes “well, you already are a writer.” But what about those people who simply want to get better at writing? As far as I’m concerned, writing […]
Intro from Sean: This is a post from Location Rebel Academy member Samantha Kingston. Sam has been one of the most active members in our forums since she joined. Her results are a big part of that! There are so many wonderful stories coming out of our community that we wanted to do a series to […]
When I joined Location Rebel Academy in January, I had told myself I wouldn’t tell anyone about my business until I succeeded. I would grind away in passionate silence until I landed my first real gig, became published, and could consider myself a ‘writer.’ Part of that plan was motivating— hurry, get a gig, land […]
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. […]
This post was written by Location Rebel Director of Content and Community, Liz Froment. Money and clients. That’s what you usually hear about most with freelancing. How to get each of them. But another key part of freelancing success is having the right mindset and approach for your business. Without that, you’re going to struggle […]
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 […]
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 […]