freelancing

Are you a new or aspiring freelancer? Here you’ll find the freelancing tips, pitching tips and best tools to use when it comes to starting and running a successful freelance business.

  • SEO for Bloggers

    How to Create Your Own Freelance Website

    If you’re serious about freelancing for a living, you need to create your own freelance website. After all, this will serve as your personal online space where you can direct potential clients to tell them more about you, your work and what you can do for them. That said, it’s not enough just to have a mediocre website. It needs to be beautiful yet practical and — above all — professional. […]

  • Build Your Freelance Writing Portfolio

    How to Build Your Freelance Writing Portfolio as a Beginner

    One of your first tasks as a new freelance writer is to start creating your freelance writing portfolio. But, this wouldn’t be just any freelance writing portfolio — it would consist of your best samples in your niche or field of expertise. (In other words, if you want to write about medical subjects, the piece of fluff you wrote about how much you love your new puppy might not be the best move…)[…]

  • Freelance Writing Tips

    10 Cold Pitching Tips for New Freelancers

    Cold pitching tips are hard to find as a new freelancer. After all, there’s no set rulebook when it comes to cold emailing, i.e. reaching out to a company you’ve never spoken to before and introducing yourself via email. What works for one freelancer might not work for another. And it’s kind of scary putting yourself out there for strangers to judge your abilities, whether you’re a new business owner or not. Right? That said, it’s 100% worth doing. […]

  • Freelance Writer Skills

    What is a Freelance Writer? And Should I Become One?

    Freelance writing for a living isn’t a new concept. In fact, people have been doing it for years. That said, if you’ve never heard of it before now, you might be as intrigued as I once was. Once upon a time, I knew I loved to write. I was blogging religiously for a hobby. And I’d done some copywriting tasks in previous employment. But I never realised that I could turn my passion into a thriving business – until I uncovered what it actually means to be a freelance writer. […]