Being able to make a sentence sound pretty isn’t all that’s required of a freelance writer.
To quote an incredibly tired (yet true) cliché, knowledge is power.
Creating truly killer content requires a deep and unique insight into your chosen niche, or failing that, some incredible research skills and a knack for spinning a decent story angle.
But there’s more to successful freelance writing than knowing a niche inside out or being able to craft a great story. You also need to know how to successfully run a small business.
Perfecting your craft whilst learning how to market your skills, price your services, network effectively and chase those debtors isn’t easy. I actually think that trying to learn everything you need with zero guidance is insane!
Thankfully there’s plenty of guidance to be found. Continue Reading