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5 Facts To Know About Freelance Part-Time Writing Jobs

Many people have discovered that they can take that talent that worked so well in high school and college and make it work for them. Most students feel like they don’t need to worry about writing papers in school because they will never use it in the real world. This is so wrong. There are many people who make a living writing papers in the comfort of their own home.

They have used this seemingly useless talent to make a couple extra bucks each week as well. These students are freelance writers. They are independent writers that work on a contract to contract basis. They bid on various jobs and if they are chosen they complete them for the allotted amount of compensation that they previously agreed upon. One can be very successful at this craft, if they handle it correctly.

  1. Know your worth
  2. If you are an experienced writer, you need to make sure that you are bidding on jobs high enough to make sure that you are being compensated enough. You don’t want to get yourself too many jobs with a low amount of compensation for the work. Make sure that you set limits and stick to them. Know what price you will not go under.

  3. Make it worth your while
  4. You will be losing some time with your family and you will be asked to write papers for people that are going to turn around and probably make more money out of it. This can be troublesome because it was your work and all they did was charge more. Get what it’s worth and don’t low ball it to get the job. You don’t want to get yourself involved in an extensive job that is not getting you enough money for it to be worth it.

  5. Finish jobs promptly
  6. Once you get a job, you have to hit that deadline. If there is an emergency and you have to hand in the assignment late, you should always contact your client ahead of time to see if they need to have someone else complete it on time.

  7. Strive to gain repeat clients
  8. You want to get repeat clients. If you write quality papers for a reasonable price, a client may want you to continually do work for them. This is ideal because you will spend less time looking for work.

  9. Continuously update your profile
  10. When you complete different types of jobs, update your profile so that you can make sure that you are always appealing to the most clients.


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