Begin A Freelancing Career: Get Paid To Write Today

Recently I’ve received lots of questions from freelance beginners; they want to get paid to write, but how do you get started? You have a couple of options: Write something like a book or an online course and sell your creation; or Offer your writing services—that is, sell your writing skills. Want to get paid to write? Sell your skills … Read more

Freelance Writing Tips: How To Find The Confidence To Start Today

Want to start freelance writing but lack confidence? Over the past two weeks, I’ve consulted with five writers who want to begin freelancing, but their fears hold them back. Here’s the thing. Everyone gets anxious when they move out of their comfort zone. Ask yourself: what’s the worst that could happen? Then ask yourself: what’s the BEST that could happen? … Read more

Writing Platform Kickstart: Your Brand Statement And Tagline

Do you have a writing platform? Your platform (readership and recognition) begins with your brand as a writer and/ or author. Your brand is what you stand for. In a sense, it’s who you portray yourself to be: your image. “Image” has a lot of weird connotations, including outright fakery. When I mention image to a student, occasionally someone will … Read more

Your Writing Side Hustle: 4 Steps To Thinking Like A Writer

Could writing turn into a wonderful side hustle for you? If you’re treating your passion for words strictly as a hobby, you’re wondering whether you can turn pro. I’ve received questions about this from writers around the world. Some are on furlough from their day jobs. Others’ jobs have vanished. Either way, they’re wondering whether they can turn their hobby … Read more

Freelance Writing: 5 Ways To Meet And Beat Your Deadlines

Freelance writing is pretty much recession-proof, so take heart if you’ve lost gigs and clients because of the pandemic. You may need to boost your marketing and visibility, but clients are out there, waiting for you. Look on your losses as an opportunity to revamp and revitalize your business. Start by discovering the big secret to winning more gigs. Freelance … Read more