The Internet is a vast and open field of content. Virtually any topic you can think of is represented. Because of this, companies and private individual website owners are constantly looking for a content writer. But what does it take to be successful at creating this material?
There is more to starting a blog than mere content. It’s about engagement and whether or not people want to read your material. Some writers have the misconception they need to be well-practiced before creating a blog. In reality, anyone can start immediately with varying degrees of success. It’s all a matter of what you want to say and how you say it.
The last thing you want to offer a client is bland content. If the material is uninspiring, there’s a good chance the client will find a new writer. What can you do to avoid being seen as ordinary and allow your work to stand out?
By default, you have two primary ways to create content in WordPress: pages and posts. It’s important to understand these two elements and what they do for your website. Otherwise, you may inadvertently create a huge mess and have to spend time fixing various problems.
What happens when a client requests controversial content? That is completely up to the writer. Over the years, I’ve had a menagerie of requests for writing content that were either contrary to my beliefs or outright negative to some degree. While some may be apt to write the piece and get paid, others like myself try to stand for what they believe in. What can you do when clients ask for something you’re not comfortable with?