These resources, covering a wide variety of important topics, are free to access for everyone who is interested in becoming a successful freelance web copywriter.
Do you hate marketing yourself? A lot of copywriters do. But it’s a necessary step in this business … So, you should do everything you can to make it easier on yourself — including learning to accept that you’ve got to take time to market. Check out nine truths that will help you get in a better mindset about self-promotion, marketing, and landing clients.
Recorded: October 26th, 2010
Bob Bly has been getting a steady stream of copywriting assignments and clients for nearly 3 decades. He “wrote the book” on getting copywriting clients, Secrets of a Freelance Writer (Henry Holt). Now in this tele-seminar, Bob shares his secrets for freelance copywriting success in the 21st century.
When you have multiple projects going – whether they’re for clients or for your own marketing campaign – it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Use this one tip to make things feel more manageable. Plus, find out what you should do this next week to keep your own marketing efforts on track.
Today’s Reality Blog finds Mindy putting together her own link-building strategy, step-by-step. Take a peek at how easy it is and do the same for your own site. It’ll get you better professional exposure and will certainly help boost your search engine rankings. Afterwards, don’t forget to opt in to the October Wealthy Web Writer Challenge.
Are you too humble? We’re taught all through life that humility is a good thing. And it is. Humility makes you more likeable, it keeps you grounded, it helps you pay attention to the details, and it makes you more approachable. But, when it comes to marketing yourself, sometimes humility can shoot you in the foot. Sometimes, when you are marketing yourself, you have to toot your own horn.
Commercial copywriters get paid thousands of dollars for just few pages of writing. And even more importantly, you won’t just get paid, you’ll also get RESPECT.
One of the quickest ways for a freelance copywriter to land a gig is to respond to a help-wanted ad. But, this can also lead to the lowest-paying gigs. So, is it worth it? And if so, when? Let’s look at the top seven reasons to answer “Copywriters Needed” help-wanted ads, and then how to answer them for the best results.