One of the first things a freelance writer encounters is the client interview. This is the time when you get a better understanding of who the client is, what their content needs are and whether or not they would be a good fit for your budding writing business. You know how important the interview is and I'm sure you've spent time researching … Read more
How to Land Freelance Writing Clients
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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: LinkedIn – 200 million monthly users Google+ – 343 million monthly … Read more
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. Two … Read more
Editor note: Want to listen to this post in audio format? Jenn Mattern covers this topic on her All Indie Writers podcast. Otherwise, just skip below to start reading. 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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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. For a long time, I didn't realize why I needed a writer website. Only when I launched my website and started … Read more