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 […]
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
Updated in September 2019 to remain up to date and accurate. In order to understand how to become a freelance writer, we need to look at a brief history of freelance writng. Back when dinosaurs ruled the earth and Sean started Location Rebel the easiest way to get into freelance writing was via something called […]
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 […]
Ever had that experience where the joy of hearing back from a potential client turns to panic? Usually, it’s around this simple question: “What are your rates?” Uggghhhh. For an old hand at freelancing the answer is usually simple. But for newbies or people who are trying to level up income, it can be a […]
When it comes to making money online freelance writing is one of the first places 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 to […]
Inevitably every year at this time we get the rash of “is blogging dead” blog posts. Which begs the question, right now, in 2019 is blogging still a viable business and growth strategy? The answer? Yes – with a caveat. Back when I started Location Rebel in 2009, things were much easier. There was less competition… People […]
So you want to be a copywriter. But, you keep running into one big roadblock — you don’t know how to even 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 […]
Over the years of running Location Rebel Academy it’s fair to say that I’ve helped a lot of people build freelance writing websites to help them market their services. In time it becomes a great source of leads for people to find you, but in the early going, the chances are someone is showing up on your […]
I submitted my first draft and immediately got a notification of payment, $375 bucks ready to be cashed out to PayPal. Not bad for 600 words. Welcome to Contently. It took me about a year to get on Contently, but now I’m a total fangirl. I work with quality clients in there who are awesome. […]
If there’s one thing that has held true over the years, it’s that the more I write, the more success I have. When people ask what I do, I rarely know what to tell them. Blogger? Entrpereneur? Marketer? Golfer? They all fit, but the one that often feels the most accurate is writer. Whether it’s writing […]