The struggle is real. A freelance writer’s life can be fun, challenging, and rewarding. It does not, however, come without challenges. Bloggers and writers need ways to find steady work and make money. Being self-employed means there is very little safety net. They must support themselves and possibly their family while getting started. In addition, they have to make sure their content stays relevant and up-to-date so that it remains engaging to the audience. While not easy, there are ways to make freelancing or blogging a lucrative career. One must make sure to always be cognizant of the very real obstacles that stand in their way.
Searching for Gold
Making money is no easy feat as a new freelancer or blogger. The market is saturated with cut-rate content mills, writers who will work nearly for free, and jobs that pay much less per hour than a minimum-wage job would gross. Finding pristine assignments and long-term clients can be tough for even the most seasoned of freelancers. Newcomers have it even tougher. Without a solid portfolio backing a writer up, many potential clients will not take a chance on someone who doesn’t have a wealth of experience. There are several ways in which to overcome these obstacles, but freelancers must be ready to tackle them head on.
Making the Leap
Perhaps a freelancer or blogger decides to take the plunge and make writing their full-time career. Becoming self-employed may seem like an attractive proposition, but there needs to be serious… Read More