Posts tagged with ‘specialization’

  • Weekend Reading: Freelance Specialization

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 14, 2014
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    It's no secret that I'm a supporter of choosing a specialty as a freelance writer. Whether you choose your specialty based on niche expertise or you choose to specialize in a type of writing you excel at, you immediately gain a marketing advantage. Specialists are seen as more authoritative, and clients will often pay them more for that very reason. […]
  • 3 Reasons to Choose a Ghostwriting Specialty

    By Yo Prinzel on January 24, 2014
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    I hate issuing absolutes, but I am a devoted believer in the power of specializing in order to create a thriving freelance writing career. I also believe that choosing to be a specialty ghostwriter is the quickest, easiest way to achieve lasting career success. Specialty ghostwriting is all about hyper-focusing your business. That means choosing a specific topic (or group […]
  • Specializing in Article Writing – Where to Begin

    By Jennifer Mattern on June 18, 2009
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    Today I'd like to answer a series of questions sent to me by Matt on a webmaster forum I frequent, where I often talk about freelance writing issues. I hope my advice to Matt helps other new freelance writers out there. I've broken his message into several parts to make things easier. Note: Where you see references to "DP" we're […]
  • How to Choose a Specialty as a Freelance Writer

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 13, 2008
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    I'm always telling freelance writers that it's best to specialize, especially when they ask me how they can earn more money writing. As a refresher, here's why I think specialization in freelance writing is so important: Having intimate knowledge of a niche or type of writing can speed up the writing process (leaving you with more billable hours in a […]