How to build your freelance writing portfolio from the scratch

Pitch to 5 clients for paid writing gigs in your niche and 3 for unpaid.
For some, you may need to write a pitch, and If you are wondering how to craft a good one, find some examples here.

How to pick a profitable freelance writing niche

Find out what writing niches are paying the most from the internet or by contacting some freelance writers you know. If you don’t know any freelance writers, Facebook groups are a very good resource