Are you struggling to find writing markets as you break into freelance writing?
Do you surf job boards, email like crazy, spend an insane amount of time on social media, and market your ass off…
You’re just not getting the results – or making the money – you’d hoped for.
What you need are proven and effective ways to market your writing…and your business. Strategies that get you the right clients AND pay you well for your work.
Stop trolling the same three job boards and sending hundreds of cold emails – while crickets chirp in your inbox. Or taking low-paying jobs when they’re available.
As a matter of fact, stop relying on those same-old marketing strategies altogether if you expect new and improved results!
There are over 200 links included in this book that will take you straight to the resources professional freelance writers use to find new clients, land assignments from editors, and line up recurring work. Use them to shake up your marketing with a new (effective) strategy so you can land steady, well-paid writing work – whenever you want!
Job Boards Worth Bookmarking – These popular job boards curate freelance writing gig listings from around the web and there are both paid and free services.
Websites With Writing Job Listings – These sites send daily job listings to your inbox, curate listings from around the web, and host collections of paying submission guidelines.
Membership Job Boards – These boards charge a monthly fee for exclusive (and usually high-paying) listings. Others in this category offer membership to showcase your writing credentials to high-paying clients. Expect to audition to determine your skill level and be prepared to upload a resume and writing samples.
Databases of Submission Guidelines – Guidelines for pitching (or querying) specific publications are writing career gold. They can be used to establish yourself as an expert in your niche, get recognized as a brand-name specialist, and create an impressive portfolio to show to future clients. Oh, and some of these publications pay REALLY well.
Blog Directories for Paid Guest Posting – You can use blog directories to target potential clients! A single guest post can easily turn into, “Are you open to take on another assignment?” Or cold email targets to offer your services.
Finding Writing Jobs Using Search Terms – Learn how to find online submission guidelines for high-paying websites, magazines, and newsletters.
Tangible Tools That Land Writing Assignments – My ode to the annual Writer’s Market and other money-making tools.
Marketing Your Writing Services Locally – The best jobs might be in your own backyard. From creating literature. website content, and sales pages for small businesses to describing tempting descriptions of dozens of menu items for a neighborhood restaurant and writing news articles for the local paper, I’ll show you how to find and build a steady career from these markets.
I’ll also walk you through the best ways to approach these markets while sharing a number of proven tips and smart strategies used by successful freelancers along the way.
Are you ready to start marketing yourself as a freelance writer with valuable services to offer?
Yes? Glad to hear it.
Let’s get started!