Freelance Writing Tips

Want to start a career as a freelance business writer? These writing tutorials are designed to help both new and experienced writers. Scroll down and get the templates, keep scrolling and you can watch the videos.

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Starting As a Freelance Writer

How I Make Money Writing White Papers

If you’ve got good writing skills and have in-depth subject matter expertise, you should be able to generate additional income by writing white papers.

9 Ways Freelancer Technical Writers Can Increase Rates

Here are some ways to determine you daily rates if you decide to go freelance.

Case Study Writing: How to Get Started

Case studies and white papers are very effective tool to promote the benefit of a product or services.If you are planning to write a case study this passage will help you to understand more about this kind of writing.

10 Tips for Aspiring Freelance Copywriters

Here are a few tips which I believe will help most people move into freelance copywriting, and survive the first few months at least.

How to Move from 9-5 into Freelance Writing
Not long ago, freelancing was restricted to metropolitan areas where work for writers, artists, and other creative types was easily accessible. Today, the freelance landscape has changed. You can live practically anywhere and maintain a successful freelance career.

How I use Twitter to find freelance writing jobs
Want to use Twitter to find freelance writing work? It’s easier than you’d think. Here’s how you can find freelance writing gigs and make a little extra income if you want.

How to Move from 9-5 into Freelance Writing
Not long ago, freelancing was restricted to metropolitan areas where work for writers, artists, and other creative types was easily accessible. Today, the freelance landscape has changed. You can live practically anywhere and maintain a successful freelance career.

How to Increase Your Freelance Writing Work
You can turn your $200 fee to write a press release into $2,000 to carry out an entire PR campaign simply by convincing clients to invest in campaigns, instead of individual assignments. Campaigns achieve better results and cost less in the long-term for clients, compared to individual assignments.

How to Write Query Letters
How to turn run-of-the-mill query letters into high-powered sales tools.

How to Multiply Your Freelance Writing Work
You can turn your $200 fee to write a press release into $2,000 to carry out an entire PR campaign simply by convincing clients to invest in campaigns, instead of individual writing assignments.

What Editors Want from Freelance Writers
The world of freelance writing encompasses a spectrum of different subjects and approaches to writing; these range from people interest stories in local newspapers to technical journals and software-related publications. Learn how you can get started as a freelance writer.

How To increase Daily Rates For Technical Writers
Knowing the daily rates of others in your industry helps you negotiate fees and get a better deal.

Freelance Writing Skills

Are you in an abusive relationship with your job?
I grew up in Ireland in the 1970s. We had 20% unemployment. Having a job was everything. This was before the internet, job sites, and LinkedIn.

Mac v PC – Which is the best for writing?
Every writer’s dilemma. Should I use a Mac (silver, cool, sassy) or a PC (grey, practical, and mother of Clippy)?

10 Point Checklist For Headline Writing
Why is headline writing so important? Because it’s the ‘ad’ for the content that’s about to follow. If your headline fails, no one reads what’s inside.

24 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Writing Blog
If your blog has a technical slant, for example, its target audience is technical writers, analysts, IT architects, or others technical areas, then experiment with these techniques to increase your traffic.

6 Reasons Why Case Studies Are A Terrific Market For Freelance Writers
I remember the first time a client offered me a case study writing assignment. ‘What the heck is a case study?’, ‘How long is it?’, ‘What is the format?’ ‘How much do I charge?

How Outsourcing Can Help Your Technical Writing Career
Most technical writers see outsourcing as a real threat. But, if you look at it from another angle, it’s one huge business opportunity.

How To Write Faster
What to know how to type faster and get those documents out the door quicker?

How much do freelance writers charge for writing blog posts?
I thought I’d offer this to give you all an idea of the rates per post and per article we’re being quoted.

22 Commandments for Submitting Articles To Paying Magazines
The acceptance rate for freelance writers is between 25% and 40%. In my own experience though, I’ve had an almost 65% acceptance rate.

How to create an Action Plan for Writing
Use this Action Plan template to identify what you plan to accomplish in your business, what you need to prioritize, and how you will share these objectives. This Action Plan template pack includes a 14 page Word template and 7 Excel spreadsheets to organize your planning activities

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