Do you sometimes feel like an easily replaceable cog in the vast wheel that is the freelance writing marketplace?
If so, you’re not alone.
With all the $5 or $10-a-post writing gigs online, it’s easy to feel writing has simply become a cheap activity — and that clients don’t appreciate the work you do.
Here’s one email I got recently that perfectly sums up the problem many writers face:
“The thing I struggle with is that I am unable to land a gig where the client really values what I do. Since the clients I worked with have a number of writers on the rolls, they always treat each writer as just another disposable commodity. Which is worrying, because it means they will drop me any time they want.
“So how I do go about building a relationship where I’m not just another writer?”–Ryan
Great question! That’s exactly what you want to do if you’re going to become a successful, well-paid freelance writer. Here’s how: