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Five (5) steps to Becoming A Professional Freelance Writer In Nigeria

Two days ago I wrote an article on top 16 websites where you can easily get your freelance jobs that pays you huge amount of money from just delivering quality service, which can be writing, designing, and lots more.

Today I will be sharing with you a good full tutorial on the five steps to becoming a professional freelance writer here in Nigeria.

Freelance writers are really making quite a huge amount of Money in Nigeria, not just from a client, but they are making huge amount of money from Freelance sites both National freelance sites and international freelance sites.

They are lots of professional freelance writers out there in the world, what are you waiting for to be among one these freelance writers who are making huge amount of money from their Freelance writing services.

There are good reasons why I just like freelance writing Services, they are as follows.

  • You can do it at your own convenience

You can imagine you working as a freelance writer for 7 hours every day and making huge amount of money from your writing services $100USD per article,

Isn’t that a great amount of money?

  • You work are your own boss.

No useless or foolish boss will start embarrassing you, harassing you, or denying you of your leisure rights.

  • You don’t have to wait till month end before getting paid

Here you are not working to get paid at the month end, but you are writing to get paid on a daily basis. And you will never lack anything because your money is coming to before you deliver your writing job.

These are some of the reasons why I like Freelance writing business.

Okay without wasting much of your time and turning you round the bush, let’s quickly look at the five steps to becoming a professional freelance writer here in Nigeria.

  1. Create your Personal blog:

You just have to be so professional in your freelance writing career here in Nigeria.

When you have your personal blog where by people can look at your writing skills, portfolios, editing skills, marketing skills and lots more, people will take you for real and not an alien coming from space to scam them and make them go bankrupt.

Most at times when people want to give you a writing job to do for them, they would need to know whether you are for real, or whether you want to dupe them of their money and make them go bankrupt.

So when you have a good personal or business looking blog with these 5 pages, then they will take you for real and not for a playboy.

  • About us page
  • Contact us page
  • Testimonials
  • Hire me page
  • Portfolios

So if you are able to have all these five pages on your blog, then you can really come out with something different and equally make good amount of money from your writing because your customers have taken a look at your blog and all your pages now they are sure about your services and ready to pay you big money.

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If you don’t have a profitable blog for your freelance writing or a personal blog for your freelance writing business and services, then don’t worry because I have just compiled a full tutorial on how to start up a profitable blog for Dummies.

I am not calling you a dummy or something, this tutorial is more of beginners guide to starting a blog, so you can easily use the below tutorial to start your freelance or personal blog.

Don’t forget to purchase a good domain name and hosting for your blog using this link

  1. Join popular freelance sites and forums:

Today there are lots of popular freelance sites where you can get massive writing jobs that pays high, here you will make much money from your freelance writing services.

Thanks to Fiverr, freelance.com, nairalance.com and lots more other freelance sites have made getting your freelance writing job easy, I have just compiled the top 16 list of freelance writing website where you can get your freelance writing job. Check it out below.

Read Also: Top 16 websites in the world where you can get freelance writing jobs that pays high.

Coming to the aspects of forums and community where you can easily get your freelance writing job that pays much for just writing.

You can get your freelance writing service customers from big forums and communities like Quora, Nairaland, Warrior forums, India forums, they are lots of forums where you can easily get your freelance writing jobs and also look more professional.

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  1. Look for Online & Offline Customers:

You don’t have to just rely on getting freelance customers online, you need to just rely only on the online freelance writing websites to get your customers, you need to also go out there companies, organizations, schools, universities, colleges and lots more and tell them about your writing services and lots more and before you know you will be making great tons amount of your money into bank account so if you can combine your offline and online strategies you will find out that you will become more professional in your freelance writing Niche here in Nigeria and the world at large.  

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  1. Making good use of the social media:

Thanks to almost all the social media platforms out there in the world most especially Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and lots more, they have made a lot of things to be achieved.

Now coming to the aspect of utilizing the social media platforms to becoming a professional freelance writer in your Niche, how do you make good use of this social media platforms, to get your freelance writing jobs, and also building high paying customers?


Social media don’t have to be left in this article; in fact social media is one of the platforms where you can easily get your freelance writing jobs that also pay high.

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Now I believe you are on at least the three popular social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Whatsapp.

Start messaging your clients and customers, using the social media, you can also join social media groups such as the Facebook groups, Whatsapp groups, and lots more in order to get known and get more freelance jobs.

This reminds me of A Nigerian Freelance writer that made $500 USD monthly from his Freelance writing career in 2015 and till today he still get freelance writing jobs from most of the social media groups and pages.

  1. Keeping a good record of your customers:

If you really want to be getting your freelance jobs regularly, you have to start keeping a very good records of customers you write, and also keep their contact details, address, social media accounts and all that.

Message them regularly, start sending them messages that will help them get the best from your services and all that.


I have tried virtually every of these strategies to become a professional freelance writer here in Nigeria and to be sincere it’s really working perfect for me; I don’t do lots of advertising to get my freelance customers.

Now I would just sit down and wait for my freelancers to pitch me for their writing jobs, and then I will just grab a cup of coffee and then start giving them a good and quality write up.

So if you can follow every bit of strategies I have taken my time to write for you and start utilizing it to start getting your freelance writing jobs and becoming very professional in your Freelance writing career here in Nigeria.

Now up to you.

Have you learnt how you can be become professional in your freelance writing career in Nigeria?

If yes please drop your comments below.

I still remain Your Humble writer David Chisomeje

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David Chisomeje, Is an Entrepreneur and a Blogger, he is the CEO at Notjustech Blog, he possess a lot of online skills David Chisomeje, is an internet marketer, social media marketer, software developer, YouTuber, freelance writer, Author of money making books, for more information about me you can easily visit my About Page.

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