When you start freelancing, you’ll quickly realize the different kinds of projects available. Sometimes, it can be downright overwhelming. One company wants blog posts about fashion, while another wants web copy for a gym website. You may also find yourself writing instructional guides for a do-it-yourself weight loss program or even doing a corporate report for a business.
Feel overwhelmed, bored with the future prospects, or nervous about getting work? DON’T! Here’s where the power of niche comes in. As a freelance writer, you have the power to choose an area of expertise or an industry that you’d like to conquer. But where do you start? Below, I’ve written four articles, addressing four key questions in how to choose your niche. Apply the exercises to your own situation and start developing your business today!
How I Became a Big City Freelance Writer: ...With a Not-So-Big Shoe Collection
“How I Became a Big City Freelance Writer…With a Not-So-Big Shoe Collection” is my story of how I worked to become a successful freelancer early in my career. My freelance career is also what led to other directions in my career, so it was the right direction for me to take. The great thing about a freelancing business is that you can always go back to writing when things are slow, and put it on standby if you need to.
The book is meant to educate and guide those who want to start working as a freelancer. The book will also give an honest account of what it’s really like to market the business, acquire new clients, and how to keep scaling to make your business much more than hustling for clients.