Welcome to the premiere of the Better Biz Academy podcast with Laura Pennington! Laura is a wildly successful freelance writer who creates content for a variety of clients, including entrepreneurs, small business owners, life coaches and law firms. She is also the owner of Six Figure Writing Secrets, a platform through which she teaches new and emerging freelancers how to build and grow their businesses.
In 2012, Laura left a teaching career to pursue freelance writing full-time. In just 18 months, she established a six-figure freelance writing business. She is passionate about teaching others how to skip the trial-and-error stage and fast track their careers in freelance writing. On this episode, Laura covers the benefits of pursuing a freelance writing career and outlines the three things you must have to get started.
Don’t fall for the myth that it’s too much work to get started
While 80% of new businesses fail within the first year, freelance writing is low risk but has a high potential reward
Another benefit of pursuing freelance writing is that it fits in well with other responsibilities
Laura’s 3 Non-Negotiables for Landing Clients:
Laura’s advice for presenting yourself as a competent professional:
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