Want to start a writing business?
If you're a creative writer, blogger or journalist who wants to put your words to work in a commercial context, this is for you.
Writing skills are highly transferable to business, but most writers don't have the business foundations they need to sell their skills. Read on for practical how-tos and advice for writers interested in commercial writing, copywriting, content writing, and sustainable livelihoods for creative writers.
Copywriting and content writing
If you already have good writing skills, you may be wondering how to develop a freelance commercial career, find clients, understand the market, and manage your finances. I've worked as a content and business writer for over 20 years, and have gathered my experiences below to help you cut to the chase.
Writing for the web
Writing for the web calls for distinct skills, including basics in SEO, layout, keywords and transactional writing. These digital writing skills are easy to learn, and will set you apart from other commercial writers, and make you more employable. You’ll find the nuts and bolts of digital writing craft in the articles below.