Learn how to get started in your own freelance writing career. Find resources, tips, information, and ideas to help you along the way.
Writing — learn to create portfolio pieces, improve your writing, implement SEO, find high-quality links, and more.
Marketing — find out where your ideal clients are, create a consistent flow of incoming work
Business — the truth about all things business. Before you start, make sure you’re up for the challenge of running a business.
Once you’re comfortable with the idea of this journey, you can dive right in.
Here are steps to follow so you don’t get overloaded:
That’s it. That’s all you need to do to get started. Don’t overcomplicate it. You’re not going to become an expert content marketer overnight so there’s no need to start taking courses or watching videos.
If you land a job for, say, a landing page, and you have zero ideas on how to write a landing page, first- come back here! I’d be happy to help and will be updating the series with templates for different content in the near future.
Second, google it! You can find videos and blog posts that tell you all about writing a landing page, how to come up with a good headline, what kind of keyword you should use.
Anything you don’t know how to do, you can figure out after you talk to the client and determine exactly what they’re looking for.
Writing tips, tricks, information, and methods to help you start your freelance journey.
Create samples, build a portfolio, practice writing.
A list of questions to ease your fears and help you get started.
A step-by-step guide to creating your first writing samples.