Freelance Writing For Beginners

How to decide if freelance writing is for you.

So you love to write. You have a passion for words and copywriting. You want to work from home and have the freedom to pick your own hours and balance a workload around family. But does that mean you should be a freelance writer? How do you decide freelance writing really is for you? Firstly,…

The quickstart guide to freelance writing!

the quickstart guide to freelance writing

So, you have decided that freelance writing is for you. You have chosen your niche and now you want to get started. But what is next? Are you staring blankly at your computer not sure where to start? Well, I have just the thing for you. Here is a 6-step quick action plan to get…

How to manage your finances as a freelance writer.

Freelance writing is a business and it is super important that you manage your finances like a business owner. Unlike more “traditional” employment, as freelancers, we do not receive a consistent paycheck or employer paid benefits like sick leave or holiday leave. This somewhat unpredictable side of our freelance writing business means we must put…

What freelance writers need to know about SEO.

what freelance writers need to know about SEO

As a freelance writer, I am sure you have come across job adverts for an SEO expert or for writing blog posts that are SEO optimized. When I first started out on my freelance writing journey I had no idea what SEO was. I found after quite some time that I was doing myself, and…

RULE TEN: KNOW YOUR GOALS AS A FREELANCE WRITER AND WAHM.

set goals for WAHM freelance writers.

Whew! We are so close, can you see the finish line? Rule 10 in “The 12 rules of Freelance Writing” series is all about setting (and achieving) goals. Setting goals and knowing your WHY is so important as a freelance writer and a work-at-home-mum. Why? Because these things help motivate, inspire and drive you forward.…

RULE NUMBER NINE: WHY YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR CLIENT.

freelancers need to know your clients

We are almost there. Here is the ninth rule in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing“. What a journey so far. Today we are going to learn all about WHY we need to know a potential client, and how we do that.  One absolutely critical element as a freelance writer is to understand your client,…

RULE NUMBER TWO: DEVELOP YOUR FREELANCE WRITING PORTFOLIO.

portfolio for freelance writer

Developing your portfolio should be way up there on your to-do list! That is why it is number two in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series. Why? Your writing portfolio showcases your skill and expertise. It acts as a resume of sorts to show potential clients just what you can do. Just like with…

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