Many people get tired of everyday routine, giving up their office jobs and switching to freelance. One of the most popular and desired freelance jobs is copywriting. At first glance, it seems to be perfect. All you need to start is your laptop with access to wireless network and your fantasy. However, it’s not that simple.
Most copywriters specialize in something. That is, they pick up an area and keep working on it. The easiest option is choosing something everyone can write about like cooking or housekeeping. A more difficult yet more profitable path is writing on science and technology. For example, as few people are really good at chemistry, copywriters with specialist chemistry knowledge are always in demand.
Although writing on topics related to chemistry can be very well-paid, many freelance beginners have trouble finding the gigs. They often have long gaps between paychecks, which is extremely disappointing and makes them question their decision to transition into freelancing. To avoid this, every future chemistry content copywriter should understand where look for work. Here is a list of what’s worth checking:
There are plenty of science journals publishing interesting articles for professional chemists. They’re always on the hunt for challenging topics, convincing arguments and… talented copywriters.
Even if you don’t have a degree in medicine, you might consider writing for medical journals as there are many medical topics related to chemistry.
Big pharmaceutical companies have websites where customers can read about their products, find out about each product’s ingredients and read about clinical trials. It’s definitely worth trying, even if you’re not a pharmaceutical chemist.
Many school and college students turn to online sources when they need help doing their homework. Such websites may need articles on how to solve chemical equations, conduct experiments or write research papers.
Whereas many freelance writers work with the topics their employers give, some prefer creating content first and finding the potential buyer later. In this case, it’s important to understand what to write about. Here are a few chemistry-related suggestions:
That is, tips on how to deal with chemistry homework, solve problems etc.
Professionally written articles on clinical chemistry and its role for healthcare might be exactly what some medical journals are looking for.
Witty and convincing on why popular stereotypes are wrong have always been a hit.
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