Writing SEO Content in 2017: 5 Things Freelance Writers Need to Know


I started redesigning Inkwell Editorial, this site’s parent site, back in the spring of this year. Yeah, that long ago. It finally went live on Halloween – and I avoided all curses, thank goodness!

I last time I had the site redesigned was in 2008; going from an HTML-formatted design to WordPress. The were two reasons I decided to have it redone this time. One reason is that my freelance writing life has changed. I talked about that in a recent post on InkwellEditorial.com.

The other reason I had it redesigned is that it wasn’t mobile-friendly. This meant I was losing tons of traffic, which brings me to the first thing SEO content providers need to know about writing web copy going into 2017.

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P.S.: There’s an ever-growing need for SEO content. Get the info you need to start this high-paying, home-based business — FAST!


How to Start a Freelance SEO Writing CareerGet the exact knowledge that pushed my freelance writing career to the next level – allowing me to travel and live abroad, get out of debt and really “live the freelance life.” One freelancer wrote:

Hey Yuwanda,

I hope all is well! I just wanted to let you know that this month marked the first month that my writing income surpassed that of my day job.

Thanks to your help and inspiration, I have more work than I know what to do with and have successfully landed a number of clients that give me recurring work. Thanks again for your advice!

SEO writing changed the trajectory of my freelance writing career. It can do the same for you!

2 Comments so far

  1. Macriti on November 14th, 2016

    It’s up to you as an SEO writer to research this when you bring on a new client, so you’ll know what type of content to produce for them that will be the most effective.

  2. Yuwanda, SEO Writing Jobs Editor on November 14th, 2016

    Very true Macriti.