Get more freelance writing jobs with Instagram Live. Wait, what?
When I first heard about this marketing strategy for freelance writers, I thought it sounded a lot like one of those spammy get-rich marketing programs spawned from the be-a-social-media-star generation.
You know…videos of a well-dressed millennial taking selfies, riffing on making money online, a lovely beach scene in the background, and choppy look-at-the-birdie camera movements.
Is there any possible way Instagram Live could help you land freelance writing jobs?
That’s the question that was on my mind. Call it Shiny Object Syndrome if you want. I’ve got the curious mind of a journalist and had to find out.
For starters, think about this…Instagram has over 1 billion monthly users. And more than 500 million of them use it every day.
Sure many of those people are just sharing their selfie library. But it’s increasingly being used to drive traffic, make sales, and generate leads for products and services…services like freelance writing.
Translation: You can use Instagram Live to get more freelance writing jobs. Here’s how: