You’ve finally decided to start a freelance writing career, and that is C-O-O-L!
But you might be asking yourself this question, “Am I going to find constant writing gigs and make cool cash freelancing?”
That thought can be overwhelming, I know right; but I gotcha.
With the bulk of information out there, it can be a tough choice knowing what works. It can sometimes set you on a panic attack, but that isn’t going to happen, not today.
I bet you want the fastest way to find a whole lot of freelance writing gigs that pay good cash. Now, the question is where do you find these gigs?
“JOB BOARDS.” You’ll find a plethora of them.
I’ve compiled a list of 5 awesome job boards to start with and they are completely free.
These boards comprise a lot of job postings for various writing gigs — journalism, copywriting, blog writing, web content writing and all the other good writing stuff you know.
ProBlogger is a handy job board for finding writing gigs. You get to filter your search based on keyword and location if you want to. You can even specify if you want contract, freelance, full-time, or part-time writing projects.
The majority of the job postings there are within the average pay rate. But if you’re a newbie, you should try out this job board.
The coolest thing about Problogger is that it has a Candidate dashboard where you can create a stunning profile that woos clients.
Pro tip: It’s competitive so I’d advise you check the board often, and apply to as many gigs as you can.
Freelance Writing job board is a collection of gigs from different sources like Indeed, BloggingPro, ProBlogger and other job boards. These sources are also job post platforms, so it could be an opportunity to check similar gigs there too.
It allows you to filter search results by typing a specific keyword, date, job source, skill and location.
BloggingPro is a job board for writing gigs. It sorts jobs based on whether or not it is a – contract, freelance, full-time, internship, part-time or temporary – opportunity.
It mostly contains blogging gigs, although there are other writing gigs such as copywriting, editing and publishing jobs
This job is packed with writing opportunities for different categories –content writing, blog writing, technical writing, and a lot more amazing gigs.
It’s layout is similar to that of Bloggingpro with options–such as keyword, location, category and job kind (freelance, contract, internship, full-time, part-time and temporary) for result filtering.
All job boards are not the same. MediaBistro is a super-pack.
It has all kinds of media-related gigs. It’s a great resource to find well-paying freelance writing jobs.
You can choose from its list of available job types, level of experience and duration of gig to your filter search results.
Go make some moolah!
As a Freelance Writer, I know it can be crazy job-hunting, but it gets easier especially when you’re ready to put some skin in the game.
Okay now…It’s about time to dump all worries and newbie syndrome, quit content mills draining the good out of you, and make some cash writing on a freelance basis.
Looking for some good freelance gigs to set your career pace? Just set yourself up for success, check out these boards and pitch to a lot of job postings everyday. Thank me later.
Not a beginner? Which job board did you find your first writing gig?
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