Alan

Alan is the founder of Work Pajama. When he's not writing here, he's busy helping clients generate more qualified leads and increase sales by educating readers with strategic content and writing blogs.

The Most Profitable Freelance Writing Niches This 2021

The Most Profitable Freelance Writing Niches This 2021

Finding a profitable freelance writing niche is a common problem for new freelance writers. But it’s not because the niches are rare and hard to come by. It’s more like there are too many choices out there. I had the same problem when I started out. I tried writing topics about self-improvement, leadership, money, technology, …

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Upwork Proposal Mistakes: What to Do About Them

Upwork Proposal Mistakes: What to Do About Them [+Samples]

Today, my conversion rate in Upwork falls around 20% to 40%. Meaning, for every five proposals I send, three will reply and one or two of them will proceed into creating a contract with me. It looks amazing, especially if you’re someone who’s struggling to land a contract in Upwork. But truth be told, things …

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How to Find Freelance Writing Jobs (Without Having to Beg)

How to Find Freelance Writing Jobs (Without Having to Beg)

The beauty of freelance writing is that there will always be companies that will need content. Even during the pandemic, I’ve noticed that there’s still a steady flow of clients who are seeking freelance writers. Believe me when I say there are many ways you can find freelance writing jobs. You aren’t limited to just …

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Virtual Assistant Software Tools You Shouldn’t Live Without

Virtual Assistant Software Tools You Shouldn’t Live Without

As a virtual assistant, you will have different sets of tasks to do for different clients. Without the proper tools, you may have to chase after deadlines which could result in you hating your job (and losing your contracts). The good news is that most of the tools you will need as a virtual assistant …

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What Are the Best Freelance Writer Websites to Find Work?

What Are the Best Freelance Writer Websites to Find Work?

When I read articles from freelance “gurus” who discourages people from using websites to find freelance writing opportunities and suggest instead to focus on outreach, I always roll my eyes. Why? Because I know for a fact that doing so is more complicated than it sounds. Networking on your own could take weeks before you …

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How to Create a Freelance Proposal That Gets You the Job

How to Create a Freelance Proposal That Gets You the Job

When I was new to freelancing, I always thought that creating a proposal wasn’t necessary… It was the mentality of someone who doesn’t see freelancing as a business. I never knew that creating a freelance proposal is key to securing premium rates. The first time my proposal worked, my eyes were opened. A freelance proposal …

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