Modern Freelance - Freelancer Solutions for the New Economy
Login | Submit Articles | Books for Freelancers | About Us
   Freelancer Solutions for the New Economy
Hi. I'm a happy freelancer!  
 
  For Freelancers
Articles, Tips...
For Employers
Articles, Suggestions...
Freelance Job Sites
Developers, Designers, Writers...
Productivity Tools
General, Project, Finance...
Freelance Forums
Discuss anything freelance...
 
June 27, 2017
 

5 Industries Hiring Freelance Writers

Email this article >>
Previous Article Next Article

Freelance writers who want to grow their freelance writing business will be excited to know that in 2011, certain industries will be growing and hiring. These industries will need web content writing, copywriting, blogs, article writing, newsletters, and other writing. It's up to you to take advantage of the opportunity to market you and your writing services.

Travel

You may not believe that tourism is increasing but it is thanks to the baby boomers. This group won't give up travel. They have the funds to travel wherever and whenever and like to get a good deal. If you're interested in travel writing, now is the time to get started. If you have prior experience as a travel writer, start marketing your writing services to travel agencies and your local tourism office. You could find fun writing opportunities such as adventure travel, food and wine writing, and other niches.

Doctors

The health care industry will experience growth because baby boomers are getting older and will require more medical attention. This means doctors will expand their offices and move to new and additional locations. They'll need to market their new (or improved) offices, and freelance writers can help them do this through copywriting and web content writing.

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities

Believe or not, some baby boomers will be entering nursing homes and assisted living facilities. More and more of these facilities will be built now and in the future. They'll need freelance writers to help them market their businesses.

Education

Colleges and universities are not going away. In fact, they're adding more teachers as are public school systems. Schools wanting to attract students will need help with this. Freelance writers can write the copy for brochures, newsletters, and websites. Freelance writers, who love education, take advantage of this area.

Staffing and recruiting

Many businesses will be employing more office workers and need help finding intelligent office workers. Businesses will turn to staffing and recruiting companies to help them find the employees. Freelance writers can help staffing and recruiting agencies by writing copy for brochures, print and radio ads, and web content.

Freelance writers who want to grow their writing businesses will take advantage of the growth within the industries listed above. If you want to become wealthy freelance writers, you must get out of your comfort zone. Start approaching medium and large businesses and stop looking on certain job boards that post low paying writing opportunities. Make a commitment to work with clients that understand business and will pay your writing fees. You'll have to occasionally negotiate your rates, but it's not a good idea to accept assignments just for the money. You won't be happy and it will show in your work. If must make ends meet, you may consider getting a 'temporary' job that will pay the bills while you build your freelance writing business. Remember, "Rome wasn't built in a day." Don't get discouraged if you don't make $10,000 or more a month straight-away. It will happen if this is what you truly desire.

 


 

Rebecca Sebek

Rebecca Sebek is the owner of Savvy-Writer.com, a website dedicated to freelance writing. She writes for industries such as to travel, personal and professional development, finance, health and wellness, holistic, pets, arts and entertainment, and much more. Her education includes an MSM, B.S., Accounting, and Graphic Design certification. She has a well-rounded, professional background and can write on any topic.

This article originally published on eZinearticles.com and republished here with permission of author.

Email this article >>
Previous Article Next Article
 
 
Discuss this and other freelance topics in the Freelance Forums.
 
Other Articles You May be Interested In:

Viral Marketing for Freelancers
Creating Your Freelance Brand
14 Ways to Get More Work as a Professional Freelancer
5 Tips for Freelance Success
Freelancing - How Important is a Business Plan?
How to Make Your Freelance Resume Truly Stand Out
7 Mistakes Every Freelancer Should Avoid When Emailing Cover Letters
19 Reasons Why You Should Freelance
35 Best Job Sites for Freelancers
The Benefits of Being a Freelancer
How to Find Legitimate Freelance Work

 
Comments
 
Eve
June 8, 2011 - 7:22 pm
You're on top of the game. Tnahks for sharing.
 
Tilly
June 8, 2011 - 1:34 am
Kewl you shuold come up with that. Excellent!
 
Nicolas Ray
June 6, 2011 - 5:07 pm
This is very exciting news indeed...Lots of new directions - oh, no...more decisions to make. Anyway, thanks for the information, will do a bit more research on this topic.
 
David N.
May 15, 2011 - 1:51 am
I didn't know that doctors hire freelancers cool
 
 
Leave a Comment
 
*
*(will not be published)
 
 

 
Resources
   
For Freelancers: Articles & essentials for freelancers For Freelancers
Articles & essentials for freelancers
   
For Employers: Help for employers hiring freelancers For Employers
Articles & essentials for employers
hiring freelancers
   
Job Sites: Directory of freelance job sites Freelance Forums
Discuss anything freelance
All Freelance Forums
General Freelance
Business Side of Freelance
Marketing & Advertising
Helpful Sites & Tools for Freelancers
   
Job Sites: Directory of freelance job sites Job Sites
Directory of freelance job sites
Developer Job Sites
Designer Job Sites
Writer Job Sites
Blogger Job Sites
Work from Home Job Sites
ALL Job Sites
   
Tools: Links to helpful tools & resources Tools for Freelancers
Links to helpful tools & resources
Freelance Calculator
Accounting & Invoicing
Advertising & Marketing
General Business
Legal
Must Read Blogs
Project Management & Organization
Stock Photo Libraries
Time Tracking
Web Design & Tutorials
 
Subscribe
Subscribe to Modern Freelance and get updates and news related to freelancing in your inbox!
*Your information will NEVER be sold or distributed | Privacy
Call for Submissions
Submit an article to Modern Freelance and share your freelance experience and wisdom with others. You'll receive a byline and link to your website.
Submit Articles
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
Modern Freelance - Freelancer solutions for the new economy Main
For Freelancers
For Employers
Freelancer Job Sites
Freelancer Work Tools
Freelancer Calculator
Freelance Forums
Freelance News
Freelance Videos
Freelance Books
Submit Article
Admin
Home
About Us
Contact Us
Frequently Asked Questions
Account Login
Follow modernfreelance on Twitter
Copyright © 2010-2017 ModernFreelance.com, All rights reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use