I got a very sweet message today from a freelancer. She’s not a copywriter, but she’s finishing up her degree in graphic design.
After I saw her on LinkedIn, I asked to connect. She wrote to me inquiring if I needed any work completed and/or had any advice to get her started. Here are a few things I’ve learned:
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Generally, there are two types of freelancers; those who go from contract to contract, and those who have a business servicing to private clients.
Decide what you mean when you say that you are a freelancer. In the former, a website or is just a place holder. In the latter, it is a business building tool to attract more clients.
I am a copywriter who has private clients. Therefore, my website is designed to:
- Act as a portfolio
- Bring in organic website traffic
- Showcase what I can do for clients