How to Become a Freelance Sports Writer

If you love writing as much as you love sports, freelance sports writing could be the perfect career choice for you. Fortunately, becoming an independent sports writer has never been more accessible to more...

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For Writers

The Ins and Outs of Freelance Writing

Do you want to launch a career as a freelance writer? The demand for freelance writers is always there. After all, content is essential for helping businesses connect with their customers. Many people have...

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For Writers

I’m a Beginner—How Can I Get My First Freelance Writing Job?

Anyone can call themselves a freelance writer, but the declaration doesn’t mean much if you aren’t able to land a paid writing gig. For beginners, this is often a daunting task. Where do you...

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For Writers

The Freelancer’s Guide to Keeping Financial Records

You got into freelance writing for the writing, no doubt, but there’s a wake-up call that nearly every freelancer faces eventually: You also have to be something of an accountant to keep your business...

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For Employers

Find the Perfect Candidate with the Writers Marketplace on Writers Work

Whether you’ve worked with freelance writers many times in the past or have just decided to see how a freelance writer could help your publication or business, there is no denying that hiring a...

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For Writers

Turning a One-Off Freelance Writing Client into a Steady Customer

Part of building your career in freelance writing is finding the clients who will pay you to write. Starting out, you may wonder how so many freelance writers sustain a steady income. After all,...

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For Writers

What You Need to Know about Writing White Papers

If you’re thinking of expanding the services you provide as a freelance writer, you may want to consider white papers. White papers are something that nearly every company or organization will want to offer...

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For Writers

Tips for Following Up on Freelance Project Pitches

You’ve finally done it: You’ve sent out your first pitch for a freelance writing project. As soon as you send the email off, the tension begins. You find yourself constantly checking to see if...

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For Writers

Picking Profitable Writing Niches

Are you looking for a way to make the most of your freelance writing income? If so, then writing for a profitable niche could be the answer for you. Niche writing has a lot...

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For Writers

“Can I Get Hired to Write Poetry?” What to Expect with Freelancing Writing

Freelance writing can easily sound like anyone’s dream job at first glance. With flexible hours, creative flexibility, and the ability to work from anywhere, who wouldn’t want to be a freelance writer? Of course,...