Treat your freelancing as a business.
Read books related to your freelance business and incorporate lessons learned.
Start part-time before determining whether it is worthwhile to go full-time and base your decision on data and results.
Receiving a project that will help you build your client-base.
Find someone in your area who succeed as a freelancer in your niche to be your mentor.
Define your target audience and market your freelance services you use: website; blogs; online portfolio (s); eBook; gift; partnerships; name card; Internet and social media, such as LinkedIn, Fiverr, and Elance. You can explore https://servicepond.net/ for getting more knowledge about freelancing services.
Continue to work to find new clients through marketing efforts. Also get referrals and recommendations from contacts, such as clients, family, friends, etc.
In addition to the items mentioned above, I also want to point out that certain risks are involved when pursuing your freelance writing career is similar to what every entrepreneur meetings. Risks, such as salaries wobbly, the client does not pay, and even fraud associated with checking and credit card payments.
Please note that I did not try to prevent you from off. My goal is to educate you about some of the pitfalls of this career choice in an attempt to prepare you for the road ahead. In this way, you are not surprised when things do not go as planned, hence the importance of contingency planning.
Draft contract for any work that includes terms of payment, the deadline to complete the project, fees, and other obligations or commitments.
Ensuring that clients agree to these terms and signed a contract before starting the job.