Category: Writing

How Do I Write a Pitch That Wins Jobs?

Wondering how you can land your first freelance gig using job boards?

Many freelancers start here but if you don’t have any experience, the whole process can seem overwhelming.

How do you find the right job and write an email pitch?

What are the Writing Tools Freelance Writers Need?

I think it’s safe to say that every freelance writer has sat and stared at their screen with absolutely no idea where to start.

Whether working on a client project or building your portfolio through guest posting, every freelance writer struggles with the actual process of writing once and awhile.

Not to mention…everything else!

What Skills Do You Need to Be a Copywriter?

You might be wondering, “What skills do I need to be a copywriter?” In other words, “What are the skills I need as a copywriter to pay the bills?”

If you want to be a copywriter and land some great jobs as a new freelancer then this guide will help you figure out if being a copywriter is something you want to be based on your skills.

How Do You Write a Product Review For a Client?

So you have to write a product review for a client, but you’ve never written one before.

No problem.

Within the next 5 minutes, you’ll know everything about how to write a product review from the threshold to the end.

But, first things first, if you’re new to freelancing or being a freelance writer learning how to write a product review requires good writing habits and excellent research skills.

How Do I Edit My Work as a Freelancer (And Avoid Word-Blindness)?

In the modern digital age, writing serves as both a promising career path and a lucrative freelancing opportunity.

Freelance writing is one of the most popular occupations in the gig economy, a rapidly growing employment sector that also includes rideshare driving and various creative and marketing gigs.

How Do You Write Better?

Did you know that it took the infamous writer, J.K. Rowlings five years just to plan the whole story of the magical young boy Harry Potter?

Five years, even before she started to write the story!

As an online writer, I’m sure that you are always looking for new (and easy) ways on how to write better.

Is Journaling as a Freelancer a Tool or a Waste of Time?

How many times have you sat down to write and just stared at a blank screen?

You are overly worried that whatever you write needs to be perfect, or you’ve run out of ideas, or your mind is simply too full to sort out anything worth putting into a blog post or article.

Or maybe you’re filled with self-doubt today as you stare at that blank screen.

How Do You Transition from Academic Writing to Content Writing?

When lockdown was imposed, and everyone had to stay home, I thought I would do something I have always done on the side as a university lecturer  – do some writing.

“Easy peasy,” my confidence assures me, “$$$ should come pouring in soon.”

But it has been a while, a long while, and I still haven’t written anything with my academic writing background.