- December 22, 2022
- by Kalam Kagaz
- Content Writing
The life of a student is always full of peer pressure that includes the pressure of handling monthly expenditures. And if you are one living away from home then you might understand this very well. So to save some money and enjoy together many students work as freelancers and part-timers. But do you know freelancing can be chosen as a career? Yes, you heard it right! It can be a great career. As the use of smartphones and the internet has been increased, freelancing has become a way to work. There are many fields in which freelancing can be a great option but as of the situation and interest of the audience, the demand for content writers is very high. You can work as a content writer for any single company or you can also be a part of their team as a freelance content writer.
The big question that many beginners have in mind before choosing freelance content writing as a career is that how can we find new projects, how we get to know whether the client is reliable or not, how to decide the payment for any particular project, and many more such questions. So if you are also on the same train and looking for the answers to this question then scroll and read the whole article and decide whether you can do it or not.
Starting as a Freelance Content Writer in India!!
India is a country full of talent and creativity. We all are aware of the fact that content writing is all about creativity and awareness of any particular topic or niche. So, if you think that you have that much creativity then you should give it a try to make content writing your career. To start with it first you need to gain knowledge about writing things and believe that you can do it. For gaining knowledge the best thing to do is freelancing.
In freelancing, you are not bounded to work within a company and you can take as many projects that you think you can complete in the given deadline. This leads to know more people and get in touch with more clients so that you can let others know that you are working as a freelance content writer. There are many other options like using different freelance platforms that help newbies to gain confidence and knowledge. Freelancer India, Upwork, Chegg India are a few to name. You can pitch for new projects also that can help you get new clients.
It is a fact that every person you see who has built a successful career started from level one and compromised a lot with social life. Also, there are many examples where we have witnessed people doubting themselves and crying because they are not finding a way to succeed. But the one thing that is common in every situation is consistency. No matter whether you are getting new projects or not, never stop writing. This is the key to success in the field of content writing. Using tools that help you find small grammatical errors, analyze your headlines, rephrase your sentences, find relevant synonyms, and check plagiarism can be the best start to improve your writing as they can help you write your content in a unique and better way. Not only this, but it also helps you to increase the number of readers on your content and this will lead to more and more clients contacting you.
Earning as a Freelance Content Writer!!
Now once you have gained a bit of knowledge about writing and using tools that help you improve your content, the next step is to earn. Yes earning as a freelance content writer is not a big deal if you really like writing and editing work. Start sharing your work on platforms where more people can read it. The most important thing when you share your work is to read the content first. Put yourself in the shoes of the reader as this will remove all the irrelevant parts of the content. And as you will become precise the readers will enjoy reading your content and they will start sharing too. This way you can get leads and clients and get your work paid.
There are many people who cannot believe in others but you need to understand whom to believe and whom to not as this freelancing work depends on trust. There is no contract or bond between you and your client, the only thing is trust that you both have to show to each other. Try to understand the mindset of people before accepting the project. There will be times when you will find people who will make you feel like yes they will definitely pay for your work and once you submit the project they becomes imperceptible. This is a phase of freelance content writing through which almost every writer has gone through. Take your initiative and be bold enough to take stands for yourself. Connect with new people and share a word with them regarding your profession. Who knows that the person whom you are ignoring now is looking for you unknowingly? So never try to ignore someone but you also need to be wide awake so that you don’t have to face any kind to escape.
Now if you have a question regarding that how much can you earn through freelancing then the answer depends on your efforts and hard work. The more efficiently and effectively you work, the more clients you get, and the more payment is in your hands. It also depends on the level of your work, niche on which you are writing, words of the article or blog, type of content (website content, product review content, etc), and mainly the quality of your content. If you are a beginner, no one will give the payment that an expert gets but you need to be patient and follow your way to success with all your courage and creativity.
Give a kick start to your new career and get all the possible ways to know about the field you are working in. do connect with people who can help you. You can also make your portfolio so that it can help your connection become a client. Nothing is easy and as we know freelancing is quite liberating but it is difficult too. So never give up and always try to give your best in whatever project you are doing. With the hope that this article will help you in, either way, wish you all the best for your new career.