It would be wonderful if your freelance writing business rolled along smoothly, wouldn’t it? (You got all the gigs you applied for, you always got paid on time, and all of your clients loved you.) It sounds great, I know. Hopefully, most of the time all of these things happen for you.
It’s a beautiful feeling finally settling into your new home. Yet, all of the work involved with moving almost convinces us to stay where we’re at and make do. Still, millions of people find themselves in a new place every year.
Businesses need to be agile if they want to keep up with their customers and their competitors. Innovation and disruption change industries rapidly, and keeping up can be very challenging. Business owners can keep up with the pace of change by relying on freelancers.
There are many aspects to freelance writing, and to be honest it can have its tiresome side. This is not a rant (okay, maybe a little), and I hope you will find some useful nuggets of information in today’s post.
Building up your portfolio is one thing but earning wisely through freelance writing is another. What do I mean by this? During this difficult time, we, writers, tend to settle in any type of gig as long as it pays fairly and it’s quite stable. What we are missing here is that apart from what’s readily available, there are certain niches that actually pay a lot higher as more businesses and brands operate online, and it is definitely worth the time to study which will allow you to earn more. [Read more…]
They say that wedding is a once in a lifetime event and planning one takes much time and money to make every part of this special occasion perfect. From finding the right venue to deciding on what food to serve, the list goes on and on. Whether one chooses to make it intimate in the Maldives or grand in one of the plentiful New York wedding venues, one thing that a couple can’t tick off the list is capturing every special moment – from planning to the actual wedding itself. Apart from having the best photographers and videographers, wedding writers also do have a special role to take. [Read more…]
As a freelance writer, you have probably landed gigs that revolve around your expertise, favorite niche, or interests. But as they say, learning is a continuous process, and this definitely applies to writing. Have you heard about the antiques and collectibles markets of the publishing industry? A steady stream of income awaits freelance writers who choose to cater to this niche. [Read more…]
The other day, I shared an article about my experiences with writing through tough times and what I do to keep on going. Obviously, things haven’t changed much since then, and I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s the same with you.
One of the buzzwords in the past year or is mental health. Given what we are dealing with, this comes as no surprise.
So, my question to you today is this: How are you taking care of your mental health these days?
Whether you’re still in law school, a registered lawyer, or someone with experience and interest in legal matters, you can make the most out of what you know and earn extra dollars while working from home. With the majority of individuals and businesses depending on online resources, now more than ever, journalists, reporters, and even legal writers have been in demand. And with the technicalities and research involved in this type of gig, they are now one of the highest-paid writers. [Read more…]
There are a lot of pros to becoming a freelancer that makes launching your own business seem quite attractive. Setting your own hours, not having to wait for time-off requests to be approved, and choosing what projects you want to work on are serious perks.