Confessions Of A Freelancer: How I Became A Paid Freelance Writer


Here are some helpful tips in becoming a paid freelance writer:


  • Tip #1: Put the word out there to small business owners, colleagues, and friends that you are a writer.
  • Tip #2: Advertise yourself as a freelance writer, by creating a presence on social media of your work.
  • Tip #3: Do not be afraid to share samples of your work with potential clientele.
  • Tip #4: Hone and improve your writing skills by taking English classes and classes that focus on improving writing skills.
  • Tip #5: Make it a habit to write at least three articles or blogs per week to maintain a presence on social media.
  • Tip #6: There are many websites out there that hire individuals to write articles and blogs for them.
  • Tip #7: It is always good to sign up on various websites that are looking for freelance writers for work or assignments.
  • Tip #8: It is good to create a good biography for yourself that highlights your skills and training as a freelance writer.
  • Tip #9: Do not be afraid to “think outside of the box” when it comes to promoting and advertising your writing skills.
  • Tip #10: Just go for it and start promoting yourself as a freelance writer.

How to promote yourself as an expert freelance writer on the web?

  • - It is advisable to create a profile of yourself on a particular social media site.
  • - There are many social media sites out there that are free and allow you to create a personal profile for yourself.
  • - Create a website for yourself, make it business oriented, where you promote your skills as a writer.
  • - There are many social media sites out there where you can create a blog site to display samples of your work.

  • When you create the various social media sites, it is good that you do the following:

    1. 1. Have to make a presence on the social media site.
    2. 2. You have to post on the site at least three times per week.
    3. 3 You need to post original writings on the social media site at least three times per week.
    4. 4. It is good to put tips on your social media sites letting others know how they can become a freelance writer as well.
    5. 5. Never ever be afraid to share the work of other writers on your social media sites.

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