What Should I Put On My Freelance Writing Website?

What Should I Put On My Freelance Writing Website?

Starting a website is definitely the first step in getting your freelance writing business up and running, but you may be wondering, "Where do I go from here?" 

In other words, what do I need to think about when creating content, and what is customary to put on a freelance writing website? 

Here are some suggestions that will help you get the ball rolling. Also, please note that the most important piece of advice is going to come last, so you have to keep reading to the end. It's worth it. I promise.

Is Freelance Writing A Good Career?

Is Freelance Writing A Good Career?

Everyone works in order to fulfill some sort of need. People become mechanics because cars need maintenance. Doctors go through medical school, because people get sick. Insurance agents exist to offer a safety net when people get in a pickle. But, what about freelance writers?

Is there a need for freelance writers in this large society of ours?

My answer to that question is a resounding yes! In fact, there is more need now for freelance writers than ever before.

Here are some reasons why focusing your career on freelance writing is not only a good idea, but a lucrative option among many other career choices.

Landing The First Client Is The Hardest Step In Freelance Writing, But It’s Possible...

Landing The First Client Is The Hardest Step In Freelance Writing, But It’s Possible...

When I quit my job 9 years ago, and decided to pursue freelance writing full-time, the first thought I had was "how am I going to get enough customers to support myself?" Well, it’s 9 years later, and having enough clients is not an issue at all.

In fact, I often have to turn down opportunities, because I have more clients than I can handle. While I have an abundance of clients now, that doesn't mean it wasn't difficult to grow my client-base initially.

Growing your client base really is a matter of trial and error, hard work, and finding the right fit. As you continue to work, you'll find clients that absolutely love you, and will continue to work with you for years. Similarly, you'll run into clients where it's just not a good fit for whatever reason, and you'll only work with them for a short time. This is totally normal.

While growing your client base takes time, you'll find that the hardest client to come by is your very first client. Here are some recommendations to help you land that first client.