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.
You may not believe that tourism is increasing but it is thanks to 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.
Health Care Industry
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 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 these businesses.
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 discourage if you don’t make $10,000 or more a month straight-away. It will happen if this is what you truly desire.
About the Author:
Rebecca Sebek is the owner of Savvy-Writer.com, a website dedicated to freelance writing. You’ll find information on blogging, screenwriting, client relations, publishing, how to gain web traffic, eBooks, keyword research, social media, and much more. Download the ‘free’ Beginning Blogging/SEO PowerPoint Slides. Listen to interviews and videos. Sign up for the FREE newsletter! Rebecca is a freelance writer for industries that include but are not limited to travel, personal and professional development, health care, health and wellness (includes fitness) holistic, beauty, finance, internet, and much more. Website: http://www.Savvy-Writer.com