There is a lot of content available that is scraped from a competitor or “written” by a spinning engine. It gives content writing a bad name since many average online readers don’t realize what’s going on behind the scenes. I manually write every single word that I deliver. Is it always loved by my customers? Of course not. Sometimes it might even be a piece of crap. But it’s genuinely and authentically my piece of crap.
There are quite a few things that I wish I had learned before becoming a professional writer. Still, these are the top ones that I use to help inspire the next generation of writers considering the career path. Use these as your compass!
Without question, moving while trying to keep up full-time hours as a self-employed professional is challenging and stressful. But, it is possible. Plus, when you get your new space and know that you did it, it’s a great power trip!
I had to learn a lot of things about writing “on the job” and understand how to put them in their place. Below, I’ve shared them in hopes that they’ll help strengthen another writer who is just starting out!
The way that we work is changing forever and, when it comes to freelance job positions, this is a good thing!
If you’re struggling to find motivation and energy to keep on going with that negative experience fresh in your mind, here are some tips to help you get back up on your writing horse again, as strong as ever.
As if researching, writing and editing weren’t enough to handle as a professional writer, you also have to figure out creative ways to win over the customer. With all of the competition out there, it may seem that trying to keep the customer interested is an impossible task, but you’ll be pleased to learn that it isn’t. It simply goes back to the core concept of why you’re in business in the first place: because you’re good at what you do.
If you’re looking at hiring a freelance business writer to give you some support and you want to make sure that it’s a profitable relationship on both sides, here are some behaviour tips to help you make the most out of this understated professional relationship with your content writer.
Your writer, be them a freelance writer or a staff writer, may show one or more of these signs that they are no longer cutting it. The more of these they show, the more energy it may take for you to fix the issue!
For any kind of writer, “writer’s block” could very well be two of the most dreaded words. It means glaring at the screen, jabbing at the keyboard, and ripping your hair out amongst other things. It often comes when we can least afford it, and sometimes it can stay days or weeks or even months at a time. So, what do you do? Keep reading to find out!