An up-to-date portfolio of relevant health writing work is an essential component of your health writing toolkit.
What do Bieber and health writing have in common? Read on to find out.
If a client contacted you about writing a website for their cardiology practice, what would your first move be?
Understanding the health writing industry means keeping up-to-date with the trends, opportunities and issues that impact the medical industry as well as the writing industry.
Before you start working on any writing project – whether it’s an article, a blog post, an eDetailer or an entire eBook – you’ll need to spend time defining the requirements as well as the scope of work.
Transitioning to a new career also takes courage, persistence and a willingness to see the world in a very different way. It’s a personal development process I call coaching your inner writer.
When you’re breaking into the health writing field, there’s a lot to learn. But when you’re established, the learning doesn’t stop.
If you’re just beginning your freelancing journey, you might be wondering if it’s worth having a niche for your writing business.
You may at times wonder if it’s acceptable to write for free to either build your portfolio or get some published experience.
Health writing is a wonderfully unique profession that allows you to work as both a freelancer or employee, either full-time or part-time.
As a writer of health and medical content, you’re working in a fairly high-risk industry.
New clients are an essential part of the business of freelancing; however, many of us forget to ask the important questions once we’re given a few basic details about our projects.
If you’re new to freelancing or have just begun your journey, you may still be wondering who your clients actually are.
Even though providing a quote for a new project may be a regular part of running a successful freelance medical writing business, it can be one of the most difficult tasks we freelancers have to do.
Whether you’re a freelance health writer or an employed medical writer, you can benefit personally and professionally by setting career goals.