As a freelance writer, it is important to present yourself to your clients in a highly effective way. One of the most effective methods that freelancers use is a website. You can and should produce your own website to draw people in and learn about your skills. But, what should you put in your website? And, is it really cost effective to maintain a website that you don't know in advance will get used?
Your website will allow you to showcase your talent. You can providing clients with a look at what you can do. Can you write? If so, then your website should be able to draw the attention of your clients and hold it. If you are writing for search engine optimization, it makes very good sense that your website should be able to work in this way for you as well. Your abilities are seen first hand by all those who visit your website. On the website you can include things like your skills and qualifications, writing samples, and even testimonials about your work. You can also include ways for people to get your rates or to ask you questions.
An effective website will offer the client a way to view the abilities of a prospective writer.
Freelance work can sometimes be tricky business. People do not want to give employment or fill job vacancies with individuals who can not provide them with quality work. As a writer, it is up to you to sell yourself before you try to sell your client's products. It just makes sense! You can showcase your talent through providing references to other pieces of work you have done in the past. In any case, it is quite likely that people will look to fill their for writering positions online.
Having your own website to present yourself is an important aspect of having a successful freelance career.
This article was posted on September 10, 2005