If you want to start a career as a freelance writer but don't quite know how to get started or would like some advice, these freelance writing tips could come in handy. From Essay Tigers, the infographic How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer notes there are about 53 million people working as freelancers in the United States (which accounts for 34% of the workforce).
The freelance writing tips include finding a few specific topics you like writing about and becoming an expert in them, having your own website and networking well. 53% of freelancers find work through word of mouth and 51% through personal contacts.
This chart lays out helpful suggestions, but the statistics also insinuate with a large portion of the population pursuing freelance writing, it is also a very competitive field to enter into.