As a freelance writer, it’s important that you market yourself, apply to jobs and find potential clients. But at the end of the day, it all comes down to your writing skills. If your content writing isn’t up to par, you’re not getting the job.

Check out these tips below to boost your content writing skills and help you land that dream gig.

The 7 Best Content Writing Tips for Beginning Freelancers

If you’re just starting out in your content writing career, this list is for you. Robert Light shares lessons that he had to learn the hard way about how to find your voice and use it to propel your freelance writing.


10 Content Writing Tips That Will Help You Find Interesting Topics in Minutes

Neil Patel shares his best tips for a problem that plagues writers everywhere: you’ve run out of ideas. It happens to every writer. And unfortunately, our clients’ deadlines don’t really care that we’re feeling uninspired or that we’re out of ideas. Luckily, Neil has some great tips for overcoming this and getting back to your writing.


5 Ways to Avoid Writing Content That Will Never Be Read by Anyone

James Parsons shares his five best tips on how to write content that actually gets read. His tips will help you to ensure your writing is not only good, but gets seen by the right people and gets the attention it deserves.


5 Extremely Actionable Tips to Improve Your Content Writing

Alicia Honeycutt dives into the writing tips that will help you create a piece of writing that can go viral. It’s all about hooking your reader right from the start and using these techniques to keep them reading until the very end. If these tips can work for Alicia, who is a self-proclaimed terrible writer, they can certainly work for you!


Here’s How to Use Your Daily Habits For Writing Better Content in Less Time

Creating content, especially good content, is time consuming. Lesley Vos explains how she uses her daily habits, like reading the news and drinking coffee, to not only improve her writing but also improve her speed. These are great tips and tricks for freelancers who feel like they’re always running out of time.


What content writing tip/trick made the biggest difference for you landing your first gig? I’d love to hear about your experience. Leave me a comment below: