I can’t even begin to stress the importance of having a professional freelance website if you’re selling your writing services online.
It’s an occupational hazard.
If you want to make it online as a freelance writer, you’re going to have to have a website. Period.
That being said, building a website on WordPress isn’t a difficult task and having experience with the platform looks good on your resume; after all, if you plan to write web content, many clients will expect you to submit your posts directly to their WordPress Dashboard.
Do yourself a favor and know how.
And yes, you can use Weebly or some other site-builder for this but you’ll lose the chance to gain experience. Not knowing WordPress isn’t something you can afford if you plan to make freelancing your career.
In this section you’ll learn:
- How to tailor your website to land more of the work you love
- The successful design elements of a professional freelance website (w/examples)
- What other freelancers are doing with their websites (w/inspirational screenshots)
- How to build your own WordPress website on either .com or .org (w/step-by-step instructions)
Let’s get started!
First we’ll go over what you’ll need to know before you start building:
Tailor Your (1)
Use your professional website to target the niche or writing specialty of your choice. I share how to do this (plus some essential components) in this lesson.
Successful Marketing Elements You Should Feature On Your Professional Freelance Writing Website (1)
Now let’s look at some proven design elements that will sell your services and make your website look super-professional.
Want some inspiration before we start building your site? Check out this digital eye-candy from your fellow freelancers!
Excited to build or update your site?