What is Freelancing Writing

Overview

A freelance writer is a self-employed person who writes articles, ad copy, or other types of content for a living. They may write for news outlets, periodicals, companies, or other clients.

How Freelance Writing Works

Freelance writers typically work for a company or individual on a contractual basis. These contractual positions don't necessarily need to have a formal contract in place

Types of Freelance Writers

Business writing Technical writing Academic writing Marketing and sales copywriting News writing

Types of Freelance Writers

Social commentary or op-ed writing Public relations writing Writing for the websites Ghostwriting

How Much Do Freelance Writers Get Paid?

One of the beauties of freelance writing is the freedom to set your rates and strive for a salary that fits your lifestyle. 

The Pros and Cons of Freelance Writing

One of the perks of being a freelance writer is that you often have the opportunity to work from home or from a beach in the Bahamas. 

How to Become a Freelance Writer

Freelance writers come all types of educational and professional backgrounds. Some have journalism, English, or marketing degrees. 

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