Business content writing is different from creative writing or technical writing. It requires a different approach and a different engagement need. If you’re looking for a profitable career as a writer, this may just be it.
My job can give me everything that I could hope for when looking at a rewarding and sustainable career. It’s a job in which I can do all of the things that I love most and a job where I can see the difference it makes for my customers and the people they interact with.
Your first big freelancing job is going to be so exciting but a little intimidating, too. These tips will help you plan appropriately for it to accomplish it as flawlessly as possible!
Success is never going to be in a number. It’s going to be in getting up each morning, having writing jobs in the queue, and feeling excited that you get to write and get paid for it.
At times, transitioning your freelance work will be scary, stressful, and challenging. When you hit those milestones when working privately, make sure to celebrate them.
One of the things that I learned when trying out private freelancing for the first time was staying in charge of the things that matter most to me. Those things may not matter to other professional writers, or they may seem unimportant to the customer, but they are important to me.
You don't have to decide between platform and private freelancing. As I said, I do both and enjoy both for unique reasons. The options are out there, so you may as well make use of them. Right?
There are some questions that I get a lot when people discover that I’m a writer. For example: “do you get in arguments with your characters?” Or “Are you still sane?” The answer to both is yes, by the way.
Since I’m a professional business content writer, you’d probably think my favourite business tool was a word processor, right? My favourite business must-have is actually my planner! It’s my most important business expense every year.
Let’s be real here: when you are a professional, you so often have to be a mature person and walk away without retorting or pushing back. That might be good for business, but sometimes you just want to bite back, right? Now's your moment.