Your goal is to land a few nice, secure freelance copywriting jobs, but how do you get them? The most important factor in finding these jobs is that you pursue the job you are looking for with all of your ducks in a row, so to speak. Here are a few things you need to do in order to get the freelance copywriting jobs that you have been looking for.
Prepare yourself through schooling. Most people in the copywriting industry have at least a two year degree. If you can afford to do this, do it. It will benefit you for a long time down the road. Often times, getting a four year degree is beneficial to getting into the bigger companies. Some schools offer internships which can be an outstanding way to get your foot in the door. Hopefully, they will hire you right after the internship and you'll be set. If not, you will need to pursue other companies, but you will have this real world experience.
Place yourself in the right company environment. If you want to find jobs in copy writing, don't settle for something in an unrelated field. Instead, look for a small start in the right career.
Work on your portfolio. By putting together a good quality portfolio and keeping it up to date, you will land a nice secure copywriting job through the experience you have. While no copy writing jobs are too small in the beginning, down the road they will pile up to help you land the best of the best.
The employment that you want is available. But, you must be prepared when you do get the right interview to wow them. Impressing them through your college education and degrees is a great way to start. Take on small contracts in order to build a quality portfolio to present. Polish your resume if you do not already have a solid one.
Freelance copywriting jobs are available. It is up to you to be prepared for them when they are ready for you.
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This article was posted on August 18, 2005