25 Types of Business Writing Services

Have you considered getting into business writing as your specialty, but you aren’t sure that it’s for you? Business writing is such a broad area for freelancers that you’re bound to find some projects you’d be interested in. You don’t have to offer every business writing service out there to be a successful business writer. For example, I don’t write long pushy sales copy that

Freelance Copywriting Jobs: How to Find Them

You know I’m a big advocate of query-free freelancing — helping clients find and come to you instead of the other way around. That’s especially important when it comes to finding freelance copywriting jobs. While it’s not uncommon to find regular copywriting work advertised, freelance copywriting is a different story. Yes, some of these jobs are advertised, but many are not. So how do you

How to Write Sales Letters

For many, writing sales letters is more than just another project – it is a lot of fun. There are many types of freelance writing jobs, but over the years I have enjoyed sales articles the most. There is something about writing compelling copy that is meant to “draw in” the reader that gets my blood flowing. Of course, writing a successful sales letter is

Getting Started in Copywriting With Angela Booth

Today in our “Getting Started” series, copywriter Angela Booth will be our guest. She’ll share a bit about her own history on how she got started in copywriting and offer some advice and tips for aspiring copywriters. Do you have what it takes? Here’s what Angela had to say: On How She Started in Copywriting… “By accident. In the early 1980s I was writing romance

Which Freelance Writing Services Should You Promote Most?

I was talking to a new freelance writer recently about getting started in freelancing. One of their questions to me was about which services they should promote the most. In their case they wanted to offer both Web content and Web copywriting services. On the surface, there seemed to be three solutions: Promote the one you enjoy doing the most. Promote the one that pays

Web Content vs Web Copy

One of the most common questions and misunderstandings I come across with new Web writers is about Web content versus Web copy. If you want to write for the Web, it’s important to figure out what type of writer you want to be. Understanding the difference between content writing and copywriting will get you off to a good start. I’m going to over-simplify for the

3 Things to Know Before Becoming a Freelance Copywriter

With new businesses launched all the time, and new websites launched every day, there’s a huge demand for freelance copywriting services. I’m talking about marketing copy – copy that sells or persuades a reader or visitor to do something (from clicking a link to requesting a quote to signing up for an email newsletter subscription). Do you think you have what it takes to succeed