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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A few weeks ago, you saw one of the very best guest posts I’ve ever seen, and the best on this site by Location Rebel member Alp Turan called How Complete Newbies Can Land Killer Guest Posts: The Ultimate Guide. At over 7,000 words it was a pretty epic post to say the least, and chock […]
Note from Sean: Danny Flood runs Open World Magazine, a site dedicated to helping people design their own lifestyle businesses to add more fun, passion, and adventure in their lives. Danny has traveled all over the world from Buenos Aires to Bangkok, creating tons of epic content along the way. He also has just a few […]
Note from Sean: This is a guest post from Location Rebel member Karen Marston. She’s been in the community for over two years, and has built an incredible business for herself as a freelance copywriter. When it comes to marketing yourself as a writer, she’s one of the best people I know. Take it away […]