Find Your Freelance Writing Niches: Make More Money for Less Work
Over the span of my 20-year writing career, I’ve spoken with dozens of freelance writers and read comments and stories from hundreds more on websites and forums.
The most common complaint? Income too low.
Are you satisfied with your income from freelance writing? If not, you need to find the areas of specialization where you can thrive and make a good income.
What’s Covered in the Course?
Part One: Why You Should Specialize
- My journey from struggling part-time college instructor to a comfortable living as a higher education writer
- 12 reasons why specialists make more money than generalists
- The pros and cons of being generalist (Yes, there are some advantages, but they are outweighed by the advantages of being a specialist.)
- How being a specialist can give you the freedom to write your novel, or your essays, or your poetry, or your memoir
Part Two: How to Choose Your Freelance Writing Niches
- 7 aspects of your life that can lead to lucrative niches (work experience and education are the first two)
- Exercise 2-1: Creating My List of Potential Niches
- Exercise 2-2: Determining My Primary and Secondary Niches
Part Three: What to Do Now
- How to research a potential niche for viability
- 9 ways to increase your expertise in a niche
- Why you must create an action plan
- Important advice on pursuing multiple niches and shifting niches
- Using your knowledge in a niche to branch out into teaching, consulting, and coaching
- Exercise 3-1: Action Plan for My Primary Niche
- Exercise 3-2: Action Plan for My Secondary Niche
- Exercise 3-3: Developing Expertise in My Primary Niche
- Exercise 3-4: Developing Expertise in My Secondary Niche
“What I love about this course is John’s approach. He walks the writer through a series of sensible, easy exercises designed to find not just one niche, but a few more areas of interest on which the writer can capitalize. Because niches come from sometimes odd areas, I was thrilled to see John include exercises that drew from many different facets of one’s life and environment. If you’re considering specializing, this course is a must.”
— Lori Widmer, owner of Words on the Page blog
So Who Is John Soares?
I’ve made a comfortable living in my main niche of freelance writing for college textbook publishers ($50-$100 per hour) and in my secondary niche in the outdoors field since 1992.
The most I’ve grossed in one year: $97,000.
Click the “About Me” tab at the top of the page for all the particulars.
How Much Can You Make in a Freelance Writing Niche?
Many niches pay at least $50 an hour, and some pay much more. Top writers in some fields can make $150-$200 per hour.
How Many Freelance Writing Niches Are There?
Thousands. They include just about any type of business area you can imagine, and they also include specific types of writing like creating ad copy, white papers, brochures, video scripts, and also magazine writing and technical writing.
“Your freelance writing niches course has put me on the right track with my freelance career. Before I was floundering about and not really sure of what industries to target with my marketing efforts. Now I have a clear focus on my niches and a list of targeted prospects. Thank you John!”
— Tiffany Howard, freelance writer
“Many writers find that working within a niche or two not only makes life easier, but can mean extra income as well. The trick, of course, is picking the right niche. John keeps it simple and direct. He distills his experience in a way that makes it easy for you to follow and, following his instructions, make a decision or two that will stand you in good stead. If you want information on how to pick a writing niche, I highly recommend John’s course.”
— Anne Wayman, owner of About Freelance Writing blog
It’s All About the Return On Investment of Your Time
When you build a successful freelancing business around one or more niches, you get far more money for each hour you spend on your business.
And time is a very precious resource. Don’t you wish you had more time?
What if you could meet your income goals while only working 20-30 hours a week? What would you do with that extra time? Spend it with your family and friends? Get more exercise? Travel? Or, if you want, work more and sock the money into savings or pay down your credit cards or squirrel it away for your kids’ college education.
“John’s course Find Your Freelance Writing Niches provides every freelance writer with a great blueprint to find their perfect writing niche(s). Having previously purchased his Writing College Textbook Supplements guide, I knew that his new course would provide quality information that could help me earn thousands of dollars in income. Don’t hesitate to dive in and apply the concepts he discusses in the course. It offers tremendous value and really lays out a step-by-step method that will lead to success. I highly recommend it to every freelance writer.”
— Michael Taulier, freelance writer
Use the Course Risk-Free for 30 Days
If, after examining Find Your Freelance Writing Niches: Make More Money for Less Work, you are unhappy with it for any reason, just send me an e-mail (johnsoares99 -at- yahoo.com) and I’ll refund your 20 bucks. And you can keep the course with my compliments.
You Get All Future Editions for Free
No guarantee I’ll do it, but if I release new editions of the course, you get ’em gratis. I receive your e-mail address when you order, so I can easily contact you.
“John’s course is the GPS for discovering your freelance writing niche. If you would like help identifying your writing niche or exploring new specialty areas, John’s course is simple, organized, and practical.”
— Cathy Miller, freelance writer specializing in insurance and health care
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PS: This isn’t a limited-time offer
Find Your Freelance Writing Niches: Make More Money for Less Work will be here when you’re ready. I won’t be “taking it off the market,” and I don’t have plans to increase the price beyond 20 bucks.
But if you’re serious about succeeding as a freelance writer, you need to start now to find the best ways for you to make the most money.
Some of the testimonials above are from people who received a complimentary copy of the course.