people really find freelance writing jobs and make good money? Doing it part-time. Or even full-time?
Well, yes they can. In fact, they’re doing it from home. And from anywhere in the world. Earning a supplemental part-time income. Even the kind of money that allows them freedom and a full-time income.
I got into the crazy, stressful transportation industry decades ago, I wondered
about something. What it would be like to
work at home … make a real good living … without having to drive to and from
some of the worst drivers in the world where I live and work. The middle of Salt Lake City commuter
traffic. Some of the rudest and worst
drivers on the planet.
be fair, Salt Lake City drivers only hit #2 on the list of worst drivers in the
US last year … 2016. But they (I refuse
to accept membership in this group) were #1 the year before.
be #2 when you can be #1? Judging from my
ongoing experience, we’ll be back on top soon.
They weren’t always this bad. The city I live in has become one of those desirable places people from elsewhere want to move to.
economy, abundant recreational opportunities, and a reasonably intelligent and
educated work force has stimulated the growth so many of us can't stand.
come from all over the country. And
other countries. And they’ve brought
their driving expertise with them.
this kind of daily commute isn't just something many people dream about. They’re now actually doing it.
make money from home by completing simple freelance writing jobs. And they control their own time and what they
spend that time on.
fact, the percentage of people who make their living as a freelancer … any kind
of freelancer … is well over 45% of the US workforce. And it is projected to reach 50% by 2020.
boss. A work schedule they control. And … for those who know what a nasty commute
is and don’t want to experience it any more … the ability to earn their living
from their home.
internet has created an amazing array of freelance opportunities. And people from all over the world are taking
advantage of it. But you’ve got to have
the initiative and determination to go after these opportunities.
… of course … you’ve got to have some writing expertise. Maybe even a specialty. But not as much as you might think.
don’t have to be a “pro”. But … think
about it … if you do enough writing for money, then you’re a pro aren’t you?
are an amazing number of new websites being launched every single day. And what do they need? Content.
Sales pages. Emails. White papers.
And on and on.
news for people who want to make a living writing at home. Or from anywhere.
Full-time or Part-time?
can do either. Many writers are earning
an excellent second income completing freelance writing jobs in their spare
many of them are replacing their jobs, getting out of debt, and gaining time
freedom and financial freedom with freelance writing. It all depends on what your goals are. And whatever those goals are, it’s possible
with freelance writing.
to the internet, legitimate writing jobs that actually paid anything above
starvation wages were hard to find and even more difficult to get. There just weren’t that many opportunities.
needed an extensive college background.
And hard-to-get referrals before anyone would even look at you to write
for a magazine or newspaper.
magazines and newspapers were the gatekeepers.
They controlled the written information going out and who would have
access to it. The world was so
the internet provided new possibilities that had never existed before. And more opportunities are created every
example … in my area of expertise … B2B companies send out more than a million emails every single week!
writers are now able to access this market with nothing more than a computer …
or a tablet … some basic writing skills, and the desire to earn a great income
working from anywhere they want.
obviously, there’s more to it than that.
You’ve got learn a little bit about the industry. And whether you want to write for content mills. Or direct clients.
for content mills will get you work. And
start getting you paid for that work.
But the amount you earn will be significantly lower than working with
on how you market yourself, going after and developing relationships with
direct clients will earn you much higher fees.
And often, ongoing work.
continue to read through this site to learn more freelance writing and how to
start bringing on a steady stream of freelance writing jobs.