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Five (5) Things Every Freelance Writer In Nigeria Must Know (No 4 Will Surprise You)


Still on freelance writing in Nigeria, since this week began, I have been emphasizing becoming great and successful as a freelance writer in Nigeria and to be sincere most of my articles are changing the life of people who have determined to become a freelance writer, and they are doing great now.

They are lots of things you need to know as a new freelance writer in Nigeria, and also as freelance writer in Nigeria.

Unfortunately most freelance writers we have in Nigeria don’t know these five things they ought to have known even before venturing into freelance writing.

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In today’s blog post I will be exposing to you the 5 things every freelance writer must know in order to make 5 figures on a monthly basis; this article is not just meant for the Newbies but also the certified freelance writers in Nigeria.

I have seen some Nigerian mother who work as a freelance writer from home and they are looking healthy driving big and expensive cars just writing for Big companies and lot more.

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In fact there was a story I read last week of a Nigerian guy who made not less than $500 USD on a monthly basis from Lagos State Nigeria and if you read that guys story his secrets will surprise and shock you.

The unbelievable ways of making money starting in Nigeria one other thing that got me still write on this topic here is the tons of dollars that this writers are making on a daily, weekly, and a monthly basis.

Isn’t this cool!

So without wasting much of your time, please grab a cup of coffee while we fully go into today’s blog post, because after you are done reading this particular article, you will start seeing the best happening in your freelance writing career.

Top five things you need to know about becoming a freelance writer in Nigeria

  1. You have 75 probability of making your money than the bloggers:

This is one of the reasons why I ventured into Freelance writing after I launched Notjustech in March 5th 2015, when I first started blogging in 2015 there was no means of me making money from my blog, than venturing into freelance writing.

I never believed that you actually write for a particular company or product and instantly get paid.

Not until I ventured into freelance writing in 2016 and saw that there was something big there, so I gave it a full concentration more than my blog, because I really needed money to be coming into my account on a daily and monthly basis.

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Today bloggers don’t make 65% of money the freelance writers are making here in Nigeria, If I am lying please go ask any blogger you see and they will tell you the truth, except they been in blogging for quite 6 years that’s when they can be saying that they are making huge amount of money every month from their blog.

If you are a blogger reading this blog post and you’ve gotten that writing skills and techniques that will draw you massive income from your blog, you can Look at all my freelance writing Topics from the beginning to the end and then start up your freelance writing career and start getting paid on a daily basis.

  1. Freelance writing jobs don’t come to you, you go out in search of it:


You can stay at home and expect President Donald Trump to start looking for your house and company. You’ve got to get up from that gloaming sofa drop the damn laziness off your body and go out to look for your freelance writing jobs that will start filling your bank Account instantly.

 If you are very lazy always feeling tired, then you can’t make a single penny from your freelance writing services, doubt me or you don’t doubt me even president of the united state said it in one of his book, if you are lazy you can make money and equally get to the top.

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So you must put in hard work, consistence, passion to your freelance writing and before you know you are making a whole some of money, before we continue this article, there are two ways you can get your freelance writing jobs anywhere you are in the world.

Top 2 ways to get your freelance writing customers in Nigeria

  • Online
  • Offline

There are no two ways about it, if you are looking for freelance writing job and you don’t follow any of those two means, then you can never get freelance writing jobs in Nigeria.

Forgive me, I am not trying to scare you or something, all I am try to say is to let you know that there are two ways to get your freelance writing job steady and fluently.

Hassan Khan of Pakistan also said it, that if you are looking for your freelance writing jobs in Nigeria, then you have to combine the offline and online strategies in order to make things work out best for you.

I will be giving you a bit example of what I mean by going to get your customers online and offline.

How to get your freelance writing customers in Nigeria

  • Online:

Here you have to try to be on almost all the popular social media platforms in order to get your freelance writing jobs from your friends on social media, from members of group chat, pages and lots more.

Not just that, you have to register yourself as a professional freelance writer on any of the these top 16 websites where you can easily get your freelance writing jobs anywhere in the world.

It’s not a must you have to be on the entire 16 freelance website, but just take a look at these five and it will draw you much customers and clients.

Now coming to the offline mode.

  • Offline:

Offline strategies don’t have to be underrated for any reason because, it also drive you massive customers that will pay you big, because they are also seeing you face to face and not talking to you on phone or meeting you online.

Though it’s very good to be using this online and offline strategies together, when you work with the two strategies you will really make it as a freelance writer here in Nigeria and also any part of the world.

Coming to the offline way of getting your freelance writing customers that will pay you big amount of money just to write for their product or project, you have to give yourself at least 3 hours in a week to go find your offline customers in companies, universities, colleges, organization, schools and lots more, because your chances of getting your freelance writing customers his high, you might meet a client that is ready to pay you $20 USD, for writing a 3 page article for them and before you know you are making big and huge amount of money from your freelance writing services.

So if you can combine the both strategies you can start hitting your millions every month from just Freelance writing career.

  1. Nobody tells you how to manage your time:

You can imagine if you are always going to work and still doing your freelance writing jobs that will be paying you huge amounts of money that even some one working in an office can make in two months.

One thing I really love about freelance writing services is that you work at your leisure time, this is why nobody has to tell you when you will work or do your freelance writing jobs, you can even be working while you are in the office and deliver your freelance writing jobs there online.

You can also work at night inside your sitting room and still get paid at the same time.

So you have your Time to do your Freelance writing ease and without Ease and stress.

  1. You are your own brand:

As a freelance writer who is writing and getting paid for delivering freelance writing jobs to different companies, customers, clients and the world at large; you are selling your service, as you write for people and companies you are selling your cool services and making your cool cash too.

As a freelance writer here in Nigeria, below are the five things that will help you build your personal brand.

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  • Restructure your Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Quora and Twitter to update your profile. Don’t do it shabbily, be professional and real about it.
  • Join only the profitable groups in your niche and participate actively.
  • Edit contents and remove unprofessional images on all your social media platforms.
  • Search for industry-related events in your neighborhood to attend. At the event, ensure you intelligently respond to questions you think you have a wholesome knowledge in and don’t be shy to ask intelligent question too.
  • Build your own blog.

You can easily build your Freelance Blog using the Tutorial Below

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  1. As a Freelance Writer You Determine your Monthly Earning:

One of the reasons why I ventured into freelance writing is because, I can be able to draft how much I would like to earn at the end of the month, it is just left for you to put in action and hard work in order to make great sales at the end of the month.


If you are very lazy, tired and not hard working, then mind you cannot determine your monthly earnings.

You just have to have passion in writing, and then know your marketing skills and lots more, in order for you to come out with great sales and profit at the end of the month.


In a Nutshell, you have just learnt the top five things every Freelance writer in Nigeria must know in order to make it Freelancing.

Do you have any question regarding this Particular article?

Did you gain anything from this Article?

If yes please use the comment box to drop your questions below and I will answer you as soon as I get your questions.

About David Chisomeje

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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