How to Overcome Client Phone Call Anxiety as a Freelance Writer

How to Overcome Client Phone Call Anxiety as a Freelance Writer

You’ve been there. You get a new client, and your initial reaction is: YESSS! Finally, I can work on something I enjoy and make some sweet, sweet moolah! But then, you see an email from that client that reads: I’d like to go over the project details on a quick phone...

Why Looking for Freelance Writing Jobs is a Terrible Idea

Why Looking for Freelance Writing Jobs is a Terrible Idea

If you’re just getting started as a freelance writer, the #1 question you’re probably asking yourself is: Where the heck am I supposed to find freelance writing jobs?  Well, my friend… By asking yourself that question, you’ve made a small (but critical!) mistake. Why?...

7 Awful Freelance Writer Website Mistakes That Cost You Clients

7 Awful Freelance Writer Website Mistakes That Cost You Clients

If you want to be taken seriously as a freelance writer, you need a professional freelance writer website. BUT... Having a website doesn’t mean that you’ll win clients. You have to be strategic about your site. It should position you as the expert writer that your...

How to Stop Being too Chickenshit to Start Freelance Writing

How to Stop Being too Chickenshit to Start Freelance Writing

About 5 years ago, I was sitting in a Wal-mart parking lot in my Mazda hatchback. I was working a door-to-door sales job under the hot ass Texas sun. That day, I was tasked with handing out sales flyers to shoppers. And I just... couldn't do it anymore. ​I was barely...

How to Become a Freelance Writer Fast When You Have NO Experience

How to Become a Freelance Writer Fast When You Have NO Experience

So, you want to learn how to start freelance writing with no experience, huh? If you’ve already looked into it, you’ve probably heard that a good place to start is a bidding site like Upwork, a content mill, or a platform like Fiverr. But honestly? Those kinds of...

7 Bullshit Myths About Cold Emailing as a Freelance Writer

7 Bullshit Myths About Cold Emailing as a Freelance Writer

   Lots of freelance writers don't want to send cold emails. They think it's far too scary to actually try. Like, "Negan from The Walking Dead" scary. They're worried about sounding like a weirdo or not knowing what to say. So instead they end up scouring Upwork and...

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