When’s the last time you invested in yourself?

One of my friends, TP, doesn’t believe in buying books anymore. Or buying anything for that matter. “It’s all free,” he said. “You can get it on the internet. It’s all out there. You just need to search”. I think he’s overlooking something. Yes, some things are free but you only value what you really […]

What skills do I need to be a white paper writer?

As a freelance write paper writer you can earn more than business writers, technical writers, and science writers. So, how do you get in? In general, the following skills are required: #1 Interviewing skills This is very important. Why? I actually spent more time interviewing people than I do writing. When I first started out […]

How can I break into freelance white paper writing?

Q: Where can I find work as a white paper writer? Getting your first project is the hardest. Once you’ve got this under your belt, it becomes easier. I’d suggest the following: Setup a 10 page website. Write about the benefits, sales opportunities, branding development and web traffic that can be made from well written, […]

Q: How can I start a career as a white paper writer?

Q: Why do companies need white paper writers? Can’t they use their own writers? Yes and No. It depends on the size of the company AND its location AND writing expertise. Not every company has someone who can write a professional white paper. They may have people in their marketing team who write sales and […]

Q: Are you in an abusive relationship with your job?

Summary: Long-term job security is increasingly becoming a thing of the past. Automation, outsourcing, and robotics affect the future of 9-5 employees. This Klariti tutorial will explain how to protect your long-term options by becoming less reliant on tradition lines of business and looking at alternatives ways to generate income. The Myth of Long-Term Employment […]

How to start a career as a business writer

Let’s say you want to change careers and start as a business writer. Where do you start? What courses do you need to take? Is there a professional organization you should join? In most cases, no. Starting as a freelance business writer is more about starting a small business, which happens to be about business […]

How To Make 127k 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. I started writing them by accident when the in-house white paper writer fell ill and someone had to write it. Looking back, it wasn’t the greatest document I’ve written but the […]

How to Find Freelance Writing Work on Twitter

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. And who doesn’t, huh? How to Find Freelance Writing Jobs I use Hootsuite to manage my Twitter accounts. You can also use Tweetdeck or […]

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. I was petrified. It was early in my freelance writing career and I didn’t even know what one looked like. I had a lot of questions. ‘What the heck is a case study?’, ‘How long is it?’, ‘What is the format?’ […]