If you want to be a successful freelance writer, you need to do one thing:
Prove you’re a good writer.
In the beginning, gaining the trust of prospective clients is your biggest hurdle.
Before someone considers paying you, they need to know you can write.
Which means, you’ve got work to do.
You know it:
You love (or hate) it:
The gig economy.
Google produces the following definition of the gig economy: “a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.” While that’s true–the gig economy is full of contract work–it’s so much more.
As a full-time freelance writer, I experience and contribute to the gig economy every day. And while there are drawbacks to working as a freelancer (stay tuned for my next post), at this stage in my life, the pros outweigh the cons.
Here are 5 reasons I love the gig economy: