Skills and Experience

  • Why Freelance Writing Is a Great Career for English Majors

    Why Freelance Writing Is a Great Career for English Majors

    Oct 11, 2023

    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’ve just finished your degree, chances are you are starting to think about and research careers for English majors. Perhaps you are interested in becoming a freelance writer, but you are not sure that you have the appropriate skills. Rest assured, English majors tend to have many of the skills that freelance writers need […]

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  • How to Find Your Learning Style and Study More Effectively

    How to Find Your Learning Style and Study More Effectively

    Oct 10, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Online Learning
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’re trying to learn a new skill around a busy schedule, like by taking an online course, knowing how to make the most of your limited study time can be beneficial. Remember that effective learning is more than just memorization and speed reading; understanding how you learn best can help you process and retain […]

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Do Freelance Writers Need a Professional Development Plan?

  • How to Become a Proofreader

    Oct 05, 2023

    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    So you want to become a proofreader? That’s great! You’ve come to the right place. We’ve helped thousands on their journey to become freelance proofreaders, and we’ve got all the advice you need to get started. Our top five tips for becoming a proofreader are to: Polish your understanding of English spelling, grammar, and punctuation. […]

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  • How to Become a Content Writer

    Oct 04, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    Have you ever wondered how to become a content writer, but didn’t know where to start? We’re here to help kick-start your new career! The amount of web content published by businesses is higher than ever, meaning high-quality content writing is in demand. In this post, we’ll take you through how to launch a career […]

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  • 5 of the Best Copy Editing Courses You Can Do Online

    Sep 30, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Online Learning
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’re looking for copy editing courses, you’re in the right place! Copy editing is a varied and rewarding career. Although you don’t need any particular qualifications to get started, a copy editing course is a great way to build your confidence, gain the skills necessary to become a top-notch editor, and ensure your resume […]

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  • 5 Reasons You Should Take an Online Copy Editing Course

    Sep 29, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Online Learning
    • Skills and Experience

    As an aspiring copy editor, you might wonder whether taking an online copy editing course is worth the time and money. While a certification in copy editing isn’t mandatory, it can be a game-changer, especially if you hope to start your own business. In this blog post, you’ll learn: 5 Reasons You Should Take an […]

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  • What Computing Skills Does a Proofreader Need?

    Sep 26, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Proofreading Software and Tools
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’re considering a career as a freelance proofreader, you probably know that you need a strong grasp of the English language and great attention to detail – but have you thought about your computing skills? In the old days, a proofreader could get by with nothing but a red pen and a set of […]

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  • Will AI Replace Writers?

    Sep 23, 2023

    • AI
    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    The advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has been big news in recent years, leading many content creators to ask the same question: Will AI replace writers? It’s a valid concern. When you’ve spent many years honing your craft, it’s natural to be worried that you’re about to be usurped by technology in a storyline that […]

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  • Do You Need a Degree to Be a Freelance Writer?

    Do You Need a Degree to Be a Freelance Writer?

    Sep 18, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    A common question many aspiring writers ask themselves is “do you need a degree to be a freelance writer?” The short answer is no, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can do, and skills you can hone, to improve your chances of success in this exciting freelance career. This post will: What is […]

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  • 7 Essential Skills for Proofreading and Editing

    7 Essential Skills for Proofreading and Editing

    Aug 31, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    While you don’t need a specific degree to launch a successful proofreading and editing business, you do need certain skills. Proofreading and editing are distinct services, but lots of freelancers offer both, and they require many of the same skills. If you’re motivated to learn, you can build the skills you need to get started. […]

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