Once upon a time, there was this salesperson at a video dating club (no lie...) who wanted to be a freelance writer. NOT someone who happily took on freelance writing jobs for .05 a word or $5 an hour. No "starving" writing careers for this boy. He was after well-paid freelance writing. One tiny problem: he had NO freelance writing background and NO paid professional writing experience. In fact, he had zero PAID freelance writing jobs to his name. Nada. Zilch.
But one day, he stumbled across the field of "commercial" freelance writing, where writing buyers will pay smart, strategic freelance copywriters rates of $50-$125+ an hour. As money-making ideas for writers went, this was a pretty good one. The light bulb went on.
That works, he thought. Well, four months later, he was indeed a full-time, "paying-all-the-bills" freelance writer. After a few pretty groovy years like this, his freelance writing income rising each year, building a great commercial freelance writing portfolio, and living a free and flexible lifestyle most would kill for, he said... (more)
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