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 […]
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
**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. […]
Inevitably every year at this time we get the rash of “is blogging dead” blog posts. This begs the question, right now, in 2020 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 […]
Maybe you’ve been freelancing for six months or a year. You’ve got some quality blog posts and other content under your belt. But now, you want to take things to the next step. For you, and a lot of other people, that’s copywriting. Becoming a copywriter is a natural option because it’s still writing (duh) […]
When you’re starting a business online, your success is largely dictated by one thing: your habits. Lots of bad ones? You’ll struggle. Good, healthy habits? You’ve got an immediate head start. Personally, I’ve never felt like I’ve had all that many good habits. Lots of good intentions, and stops and starts, but overall I’ve always had […]
Today’s post is a bit different. SO many of you are parent’s who are trying to juggle work, home, and the thought of building a business – and that can really daunting. Lindsey Ralston knows this – but she’s been doing it anyway. And today on the blog she is sharing some advice on how […]
Most people who get started with Location Rebel elect to start with some sort of freelance work in their quest towards building a lifestyle business. Why? It’s the easiest way to build your income and confidence when first getting started. Don’t believe me? Ask Blair. Or Jessica. But before you can really start growing this […]
There are plenty of ways to make money online. For many, writing is one way to start. It’s what we tend to suggest inside Location Rebel Academy because it tends to be easier to start. The first place people usually jump into a writing career is by becoming a freelance blogger. While you might hold […]
Freelance writing is STILL the best way to start an online business. And yes, that counts even in a time of quarantine. Right now, many businesses are struggling. But what are people doing WAY more of right now? Scrolling the internet. The need for content is at an all-time high. So while things are tough, […]