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5 Profitable Niches to Target as a Freelance Writer
Choosing which niche (or niches) to write for can feel scary, especially when you’re starting out in your freelance writing journey. Don't stress over it – check out these 5 profitable options to help you “niche down.”
Copywriting vs. Blogging: All the Freelance Writing Things
Contrary to popular belief, copywriting and blogging aren't interchangeable. One of the main pitfalls new freelance writers face is understanding the difference between them. Don't let it happen to you. Here's what you need to know.
Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers and Freelance Writers
Even small blogs can see a little passive income each month from affiliate links. Learn more about what affiliate marketing is and how you can make it work for you as a blogger and freelance writer.
Search Engine Optimization: SEO for Beginners
Search engine optimization is vital if you hope to have any success with a blog or website. Not sure where to begin? Get an overviewn of SEO for beginners.
How to Build a Blog Content Strategy
Having a blog content strategy is the key to building an informative and value-driven blog. Not sure where to start? Don't sweat it. Download my free content planning spreadsheet to stay on track.
Setting Income Goals for Your Side Hustle
Setting a few side hustle income goals will help you achieve more than you ever thought possible. However, if you set random goals without strategic planning, you’ll risk throwing off your trajectory. Here are a few things you need to know when setting income goals for your budding biz.
Contract vs. Letter of Consent: What's the Difference?
A letter of consent is one way for freelancers to document an agreement with a new client, but is it the best one? It depends on what kind of work you're doing. Here's what you need to know about contracts vs. letters of consent.
5 Things You Can Do to Support “Black Lives Matter” as an Expat
As an American expat living outside the US, I’ve felt so powerless and unable to support “Black Lives Matter” movements. I have agonized about what to do and how I can raise my voice and be an anti-racist and an ally for the #BLM movement. I want to be an advocate and I want to participate in an active way. Here are 5 things I've come up with to support “Black Lives Matter” as an expat living overseas.
How to Build a Freelance Writing Portfolio
As a new freelance writer, how do you actually assemble a freelance writing portfolio before you’ve landed any writing gigs? It's easier than you think. Here are 4 ways to accomplish it.
Freelance Writing Agencies: Good or Bad?
Digital marketing agencies look for remote copywriters to produce web content and blog posts for their clients. It's good for the agency because it helps keep costs down and saves them from doing the actual grunt work. But are these partnerships and opportunities beneficial and lucrative for the writers as well?
It depends. If you're unsure about your freelancing options, it's worth considering writing for a reputable agency (or a few, even). Here are the pros and cons to agency work.
Can I Make Money as a Freelance Writer in This Economy?
With all of the chaos happening in the world at any given time, it’s understandable for people to wonder about their job security. Covid-19 has ravaged the global economy and we're all reeling from it. So can you actually make money as a freelance writer in this economy? The short answer: YES.
5 (Free) Ways to Market Yourself as a Freelance Writer
As a business owner, you have to market yourself as a freelance writer and be your own advocate if you want to see success. With so many qualified professionals across a variety of industries, the best way to find new clients is to put yourself out there and stand out from the crowd.
It can be intimidating to market yourself when you have no budget, but it can be done! Here are 5 great ways to promote your writing and secure new clients – and best of all, they’re all completely free.