freelance writing

  • 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. […]

  • How to Start a Freelance Business From Home

    How to Start a Freelance Business in 10 Simple Steps

    Full disclosure: starting your own freelance business is hard work. From the endless hours you have to put in to get it up and running to the constant marketing you have to do to sustain it, needless to say, being an entrepreneur isn’t for everybody. That said, there are many benefits to being your own boss, such as setting your own hours, making your own rules and being able to work from anywhere with a WiFi connection. […]

  • Freelance Writing Clients

    Why You Should Start a Freelancing Business

    Let me guess, you’re tempted to start a freelancing business. You’ve been contemplating it for a while. But you just need a little push to get you going. (Well, consider this that little push.) Flashback to 2017 when I was in your position. I was a young, broke graduate four years out of university. I’d spent a couple of years prior working in offices in between travelling while I tried to figure out what to do with my life.[…]