Rejection will become like water off a duck's back, which is pretty handy in all areas of your life, and when your work does get the green light, it will all be worth it. Yes, experience matters, and in some jobs like surgeoncredentials really matter. Eventually, you may decide to become very specialist.
Identify very specific leads in your very specific target market and figure out where they go to look for a solution to their needs. Dry your tears and find a niche The biggest problem I encounter with starving article writers is that they are mourning a bygone world.
This is my own content agency with a deep focus on producing quality content that gets results for clients.
You'll soon learn that newspaper reporters get a lot of privileges and have access to events and happenings that are often denied to the general public.
Unfortunately, this is only true to a certain point. You may forget to push yourself to further your career, find new clients, or branch out of your comfort zone.
It's not impossible but you have to be willing to work all the hours you can to make it happen.
Once you start racking up work and building your reputation, your account starts getting listed higher in search results on the platform.
For every commission back then — and I was featured in lots of household names — there were plenty more rejections. An editor wants a correspondent he can trust to be dependable and meet every deadline.
Now for the negatives: Every job has them, and work-from-home freelancing is no exception. When I was offered my first three book deal, I had just been made redundant.