(DailyThrive.com) – Love to write or know someone who does? You can make an entire career out of sharing your words with the world online. Writing isn’t just for authors, journalists and language professors anymore.
Copywriting (the process of writing “copy” or words aimed at selling products and services to people) is rapidly growing in popularity as a career — and with good reason, too. There’s a huge market for it, it pays well, and it requires absolutely no trips to the office. Instead, you can work whenever you want right from your computer.
If you’re interested in breaking into this business, copywriting expert Alex Cattoni breaks down her plan for success here:
Cattoni covers everything from the importance of learning everything you can about the industry through experts and online courses to how you can market yourself and build up your portfolio. It’s a great general bird’s-eye overview of an industry most people assume is way too far out of their reach!
Not sure there’s a market out there for the type of writing you’re interested in? Think again! There are businesses that need copy for all types of topics, from medicine and education to products and personal development. Decide on an area of expertise and start creating a network of connections. With the right effort, you will be able to find the types of clients you’re looking for.
Choosing a job in copywriting is like starting your own mini business with just your brain and a laptop. It takes time and dedication, but as long as you love writing and you’re willing to learn, it could be the most dynamic and rewarding career you’ll ever have.
~Here’s to Your Success!
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