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, […]
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
Here’s a confession: getting new freelance work can be hard. That’s true even for established freelancers and those who are trying to level up. More often than not it’s this part of the process that’s going to give you the most frustration. Which kinda sucks because, you know, it’s preeeeeetttty important! Without clients, it’s really […]
Freelance copywriting can be a very lucrative online business. Relatively recently I had a client in the golf industry that hired me to do some marketing funnels for him. We went back and forth on the best strategy for our plan, and I set to work doing the copywriting. It consisted of about a dozen emails, a […]
It sounds crazy to say this out loud, but I’ve been freelancing for over five years now. It seems like forever and feels like I’m only getting started all at the same time. After a few years of pretty steady work and income, I made a few strategic changes and in 2019 my income skyrocketed. […]
Spend any time blogging and it won’t be too long before a prospective client might get in touch and ask if you offer ghostwriting services. This is the most common reaction for new writers to that question: “???” The next thought is usually “what is a ghostwriter?” Ghostwriting is yet another type of freelance writing. […]
Around these parts, we talk a lot about having a freelance writing niche. Read any of the big guides we have on becoming a freelance writer or how to be a B2B writer and you’ll see a big section in each of them about finding a niche. So we get a lot of questions from […]
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. […]
Welp, you’ve done it. You’ve decided you’re going for it. You’re becoming a freelance writer. So you got your freelancer website set up. You’ve got a niche you want to target. You’ve got some dream brands you want to hire you. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. There’s just one tiny problem that is becoming a sticking point… You […]
Are you reading this while swinging from a hammock on a beautiful beach in Thailand? No? Good. Because unless you’re independently wealthy or living off your savings in a destination where your money can really stretch, you probably have a job. And that job is something you want to keep, at least for now, while […]
Being a freelance writer is often about a lot more than just writing. That’s the easy part. What most people don’t realize when they get into this career is just how much of it revolves around sales and marketing. To see success, especially at the start, you have to learn to market yourself to potential […]