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How To Become A Well-Paid Freelance Writer And Editor: Basic Instructions

  1. Sign up on an online platform for freelancers
  2. To become a well-paid freelancer writer and editor, you have to sign up on an online platform. This is the first step towards your writing carrier. You could find a dozens of sites in this regard. Never go for spam sites. Your selection will lead you towards your victory. Wrong selection of choosing a sub-standard site could result in heavy lost to you and to your profile. Once you will make your way towards a trustworthy and quality site, you will be getting handsome amount against your content.

  3. Build your profile
  4. The first step to enter the world of freelance writing is to build up a strong profile. Other people who are using the same site would recognize and rate you according to your profile. A strong profile can grab a number of people. There are many ways of making your profile interesting and eye catching. Pasting formal picture can help you in this regard. Moreover, you could add skills relevant to your writing.

  5. Upload your CV
  6. CV is a true reflection of you. A person can easily judge you by having a slight glance on your CV. Add your qualification, experience, interest, and skills would help the reader to qualify you.

  7. Enter your skills, specialties
  8. When you are making CV be sure of giving correct information. Adding wrong information about your skills could result in damaging your profile. Everyone knows his specialties. You should be honest in delivering the correct information.

  9. Example
  10. If you are a scriptwriter, then write in your CV or mark the option of script writing. This is your specialty and you should never ignore a job that requires you to be a scriptwriter. You could earn a lot in this field by cashing your skill.

  11. Do not bid on jobs that you cannot complete
  12. When you are done with making your profile, next step is to start working on it. Only select those jobs that you can complete. If somebody is paying higher for a job that you do not know and just for the sake of money you bid on the job and find yourself unable of doing it, then it could result in a heavy lost. It will certainly collapse your profile. Eight Key rules for becoming a freelance writer are given below

  13. On time delivery

  14. Negotiate on pricing in advance

  15. Decide the number of revisions

  16. Revisions are paid or unpaid

  17. Calculate your number of hours

  18. 50% advance payments or set some milestones

  19. Beware of Spam profile

  20. Work with reliable people

Pitch your services

You should be able to learn if clients have worked with freelancers in the past and what skills they look for in a good freelance writer. This will help you know how to pitch your services and develop a winning proposal.

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