Social media is popular now that smartphones are gaining popularity. What was once a new pastime has now become an every minute occurrence. We live in a digital world.
Just take a look at the top 5 social media platforms and the number of users on each of them:
Do you feel like you’re spinning your wheels when it comes to pitching job ads?
You go to a job board like ProBlogger, read an ad wanting a health writer that understands the Paleo lifestyle and decide you are going to apply.
You spend a few minutes writing your pitch letter, gathering some great sample posts to link to and hit send.
It’s common to see the term “writer platform” tossed about. It’s often tied to authors. But writer platforms can be vital for freelance writers too.
What is your freelance writer platform? Do you really need one? Won’t it be difficult to build a writer platform if you’re new?
Let’s explore freelance writer platforms, why you should build one, and how you can get started today.
This is a great time to be a freelance writer.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there’s been a 300% demand increase for writers in the last 10 years.
Lately, more Millennials are pursuing freelance careers as it’s becoming more of a necessity than a choice. With the 2008 financial crises resulting in more than 2.6 million job losses, it is no wonder that people are breaking into freelancing, particularly freelance writing, to pay the bills.
Wondering how to attract clients using your writer website?
Everyone is telling you that you need a website, but what good does it do if no one tells you how to use it to attract clients?
I used to think the exact same thing.