I’ve been a die-hard reader pretty much my whole life, and I firmly believe that reading is one of the best ways to spend your time. Since I started my freelance writing business, I’ve made it a point to read personal development and business books. Why? Because knowledge truly is power. Reading books written by… Continue reading My Top 9 Book Recommendations to Help You Grow Your Business in 2021
A while back, I posted a list of 5 books I think every freelance writer should read. That post has been really popular, so I wanted to share 4 more books I’ve recently read that are great for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners. I genuinely loved each of the books on this list and… Continue reading 4 Best Mindset Books for Freelance Writers and Entrepreneurs
When I first started freelance writing, I was a little lost when it came time to start. I knew I wanted to be a full time freelance writer, but I didn’t know what I should do first. Sure, I knew I would need to have a portfolio with writing samples for prospective clients, but beyond that I had no idea where to start when it came to finding clients, setting rates, or settling on a niche.
So, being the nerd that I am, I turned to books. I Google searched to find other freelance writers and what they recommended, as well as Googling books for freelance writers. There were A LOT of options! I read reviews before I bought anything which made narrowing them down so much easier!
Not all of them were as great or as helpful as others suggested, but I did find some that have helped me tremendously and I still turn to when I’m feeling unsure or overwhelmed. Without further ado, here are the top five books I recommend to new freelance writers.