Use Your Work to Pick a Copywriting Focus
It’s Julie Hassett, back again to dive into the big benefits of having both a steady paycheck from a job and a growing freelance business.
One of the main reasons this arrangement works is you can make more money without stressing over cash flow.
There are two things at play here:
First, you might be like me and have a job that fits you just fine. You may be well-liked and do your job very well. And … if you’re like me, you might be at the top of your salary range without much room for advancement. Still, you would love to be making more money, right?
That’s the great thing about being a copywriter! You can use your skills to boost your income by however much you choose. Here’s how to make it happen …
Look at what you do now at work — or something you’re passionate about — and consider how that might translate into a lucrative freelance career, perhaps with a copywriting business or a Money-Making Website. That way, you start out in your niche with bona fide experience and instant street cred.
If you work as a teacher, for example, you could become an in-demand copywriter for education companies. If you have an interest in natural health, you could write sales letters for a holistic products company.
Once you choose which path to go down, you need to get your training — pick the AWAI program that best suits your needs and go for it!
The second thing I mention here is cash flow. When you hang on to that paycheck, your freelancing cash flow worries are non-existent. When client checks and royalties start rolling in, they’re like icing on a cake. And if they don’t come as quickly as you’d like, there’s no need to get stressed out.
As a bonus, with less cash flow worries, you get to be choosier about your clients. And you have more control over which clients you accept and which ones you politely decline.
Do you have any experiences to share of increasing your income with freelancing? Let me know in the comments section!