Posts tagged with ‘professional website’

  • Freelance Writers: What Should You Include on Your Professional Website?

    By Jennifer Mattern on December 5, 2013
    In our current post series about professional websites for freelance writers we've already talked about why you need a professional website and why that website would benefit from having a blog. Now let's get into some of the details by looking at the specific things your freelance writing website should include. These are the pages and information prospects look for […]
  • Why Freelance Writers Should Have a Blog

    By Jennifer Mattern on December 5, 2013
    Yesterday we looked at reasons why freelance writers need a professional website. Today I'd like to take that a step farther and talk about the reasons most freelance writers also need a blog -- ideally one tied to their professional website. If you're new to the idea of blogging, let's start with the basics of what a blog is. Blogs are […]
  • 5 Signs It's Time to Update Your Professional Website

    By Jennifer Mattern on February 20, 2013
    Your freelance writing website is an important tool that can attract new clients. It's how they find you when searching for writers. And it's where they go to learn more if they come across you via social media channels or after receiving a pitch from you. If that professional website isn't up to date or portrays a negative image, it […]
  • What to Include on your Freelance Writing Website

    By Chris Bibey on January 26, 2010
    One of the best ways to market your services as a freelance writer is through your own website. Believe it or not, many writers do not have a website – this is a big mistake. With your own site clients can find you 24/7. In other words, you are marketing your services but do not have to put a lot […]
  • Why Freelance Writers Need a Professional Website

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 2, 2009
    I'm a big believer in creating a Web presence as a freelance writer. Frankly, you couldn't give me an excuse I'd consider good enough for not building a professional website (although some have tried).  Let's explore why I feel they're so vital, and why it may be worth setting up a professional site even if you already maintain a steady […]
  • Setting Up a Website or Blog: My Favorite Resources

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 27, 2008
    I've mentioned repeatedly in the past that I think all freelance writers could benefit from having their own professional website and / or blog to showcase their writing and niche expertise. Today I'm going to share my own favorite resources - the tools and services I use repeatedly when setting up new sites or blogs, and why I use them. […]
  • Setting up a Professional Website as a Freelance Writer

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 2, 2008
    I doubt there's a single case where I wouldn't suggest that a freelance writer set up a professional website and portfolio. Do you have one yet? You can take a look at mine currently at (it's going to soon be moved to, and fully encompass both the content and copywriting sides of my work). If you'd like to […]