Writing is hard. No matter how skilled, no matter how long you’ve been writing, it never gets easy. But, at the same time, it’s one of the most important skills anyone can have. Especially when you’re growing a business and looking for freelance work. And no, being good at writing doesn’t just matter for freelance […]
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: This post has been fully updated with what works for SEO writing in 2019. Kevin Cole first wrote this post in June 2013. After joining Location Rebel Academy in October 2012, he shared his successes. Using the steps outlined below, he was able to make $3,000 SEO writing in the first two months of starting […]
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 […]
It’s no secret that my favorite bridge business to help people pursue is freelance writing. Why? Because most of us already have a basic proficiency in writing, there’s a huge demand for writing services, and it’s a great way to build your online skills, your confidence, and some income in the process. And if you’re not a […]
Here’s a confession: getting new freelance work can be hard. Super established freelancers often have this down pat. But, if you’re new to the game, 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 […]
Note From Sean: Most bloggers will spend hours writing a blog post, and then write their headline in seconds as an afterthought. This is a HUGE problem though. Why? Because if your headline isn’t good enough to get someone to click on the post and read it, then what’s the point of having great content […]
It sounds crazy to say this out loud, but I’ve been freelancing for five years now. It seems like forever and feels like I’m only getting started all at the same time. And while I haven’t seen fame or riches come from my freelancing skills quite yet, I’ve learned a lot. Inside Location Rebel Academy, […]
About three years ago, I decided I wanted to start a daily writing practice. I immediately set a goal that I’d never actually achieve: 1,000 words a day. You can guess how long my writing practice lasted…. Two days. Writing 1,000 words was absolute torture. It made me feel worse about my writing than ever. […]
Here’s a crazy stat: the vast majority of data and content ever produced has been created in the last few years. Impressive to think about, right? So it shouldn’t be too shocking to see that everyone is blogging right now. I mean, blogs are great. This blog has changed Sean’s life, and honestly, mine too. […]
Clearly due to the title of this post, I’m going to share with you all the secrets you need to know in order to be a successful blogger. Things like the perfect posting schedule, the absolute best way to guest post, how to fill your site with content upgrades that will have readers begging you to take […]