Why do you need a freelance writing portfolio?
A great freelance writing portfolio is going to land you the writing jobs you want, help you to get paid what you deserve and sell your services. If you’re a new freelance writer you may be wondering how you can build a writing portfolio when you have zero experience!
When I started out, I didn’t even have a portfolio and it cost me work! Sure, I had a few samples I used that I linked from my blog but a portfolio would have made me stand out from the crowd and scored me better-paid work.
Luckily, there is an awesome way of building a writing portfolio, even if you’ve never had a paying client.
One of the big questions new writers ask is how can I land my first freelance writing jobs with no experience?
Do you need to have a degree? Do you need to be published?
So, you’ve sent countless freelance writing pitches and you’ve heard nothing back.
I hear ya! Some of my first pitches were awful and I made many freelance writing pitch mistakes. One thing I’ve worked on since starting my writing career is my pitch. Pitching is what stands between you and a consistent writing income. The better my pitch became, the more gigs (and better paid work) I landed.
Writing a pitch isn’t that difficult when you know exactly what you need to do. Even if you’re a new writer, you can create a solid pitch that will help you win work.