In the Internet there are many sites that offer the opportunity to find work as a freelance writer., If you know where to look, to prevent fraud and non-paying customers.
Internet is a place that facilitates anonymity, for this reason, very often happens that there are customers who order a series of articles and then disappear without paying their work.
The professionals, who are now long in the job, they know how to avoid such scams.
CUSTOMER: When a new customer contacts you, inform other professionals about his professionalism and reputation. Especially, if this is the first time he contacts you, do not be afraid to ask to be paid in advance, or at least anticipate a percentage of the total.
CONTRACTS: The new free-lance, often do not realize how important it is to have a contract with its customers. This contract may be very simple, just an email which also specifies the type of work to be done, the fees, expiration, the elaborate details. This will avoid any misunderstandings and controversy at the time of payment.
NOTICE: When there is a lot of communication between writer and client, security is synonymous with honesty of the customer. It is to begin to doubt and proceed with caution when, sent an email, you have to wait 2 / 3 days to get an answer. Also, when you have a job, make sure they are specific and not vague, so could encourage the client to tell you that you have not done a good job, so you will not be paid.
Write the Web, can be a very satisfying and enjoyable work, but can be very difficult to find customers in a consistent manner unless you know where to look. Only after writing several articles and have had contacts with other writers, you can really see the first results of their work.
The writing is very powerful, no matter who you are or what you do, learn to use it properly.
If you are a freelance writer and has a satisfactory income within the first six months, something is wrong.
There is something wrong with your strategy.
What to do?
Meanwhile it is necessary to develop a mentality of a professional writer, that is, learn to see things from their point of view of its customers.
The three questions that a customer usually arises are these:
1 - Who are you?
Before you start offering their work, it should occur. You do not need a resume just like any other job, you just create a profile which not only let you know, it serves the customer to understand your style and your way of writing. Initially, as you write you might be shy, and appear insecure. To overcome this problem, try to talk to you as if you were speaking to another person.
2 - Why should I trust you?
Many freelance writers prefer to spend their time writing articles underpaid rather than creating a site where in addition to stimulating your profile explaining why you should trust them for an assignment.
3 - The coast?
Your initial tariff must not be very high, not knowing, not everyone is willing to risk. Put fairly low price
At the beginning of this profession, do not worry about the rates, it is a problem that resolves over time, as you gain experience and professionalism.
HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN THE INTERNET FREELANCE WRITING
In recent years, many people are dedicating themselves to looking for any work to do in the internet, possibly profitable. This is due mostly to growth in unemployment. Those who choose to write free-lance are mostly housewives, than having to stay at home, trying to make a career writing..
The first problem is when you begin to understand that not many are willing to take those without baggage behind. So what good is a crearsene. How?
Writing articles on your site or on sites that let you earn a percentage on what you write.
On your site or blog when you write a new article, always try to refer and to put links to postpone your other articles, short course the client to learn more about your work ..
Without the same thing when you write any site ..
Soon you will see the first results.
As mentioned earlier, as freelance writers, there is not an immediate income.
For this reason, you should rely initially as a marker for an activity that stimulates your core business.
PROMOTE PRODUCTS: that is to convince people to make purchases on certain sites, coma amazon or ebay, linking these sales to each of your article. In this way you will get percentages on sales and direct advertising for your items.
A freelance writer need not worry much about the quantity, meaning you do not need to write a manual of 1000 words.
His articles should in fact have a length ranging from 400 to 900 words.
If well-structured article of 400 words, may also be paid $ 2.50 and if you are quick enough, you get to earn $ 15.00 an hour.
GOOD JOB! I HOPE TO HAVE BEEN OF HELP
You are all very nice, do not think I deserve so much! :)
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Wow...that is a LOT of information :)
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Great list of guidelines. Thanks for sharing.
Great list of guidelines. Thanks for sharing.
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