Thursday, November 29, 2012

10 Questions Freelance Writers Must Ask Before Beginning a Writing Project

10 Questions Freelance Writers Must Ask Before Beginning a Writing Project 

There is no denying that to excel in the field of content writing, a writer must possess true writing talent, focus, foresight and an uncanny ability to read the client’s mind! Often, businesses hire content writers and copywriters to create their company website or breathe life into their existing dull and boring website.

Things become difficult when clients themselves lack clarity and are unable to communicate clearly their expectations from the writing project. In such a scenario, the writer lacks a sense of direction. Unable to understand what is required of them, the writer ends up producing a piece that is far different from what the client needed. Since not all clients are thorough with their briefing, it is imperative for the content writer to respect the uniqueness of each project and ask relevant questions so that he / she can understand the scope of the project before beginning work.

As a freelance writer, you must understand that the client’s expectations are always going to be high. In case the business owner does not provide enough background information, it is up to you, the writer, to ask the right questions and gather sufficient information so that you can give a unique voice to the content and create killer content / copy.

Here are 10 Essential Questions Every Writer Must Ask the Client before Beginning a Writing Project

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