American freelance copywriters are in demand as never before. This is according to the most recent Freelancing in America: 2017 survey.
As a top-rated and top-earning real estate freelance copywriter on Upwork I was fortunate enough to receive a copy of this report. Here are some of the most interesting findings.
Why American Freelance Copywriters Are In Demand
The most recent survey identified a number of reasons why freelance American copywriters are in demand from clients around the world.
The top three factors for choosing a copywriter based in the U.S. include:
- Freelancers in America are better prepared for the future – They take what they do seriously, and invest in themselves by taking skills-related education almost twice as much as their non-freelancing peers do.
- American copywriters freelance by choice, not because they have to – Implicit in this decision is the determination to excel at what they do. This means that clients of freelance copywriters can expect to receive the highest quality product.
- Technology is enabling American freelance copywriters to do more for clients around the globe – Thanks in large part to the pervasiveness of the internet and the ability to work online from anywhere in the world. American freelance copywriters are able to work with clients anywhere and anytime, no matter where the client is located.
American Freelance Copywriters Contribute To The Economy
The Freelancing in America: 2017 report notes that over the past year American freelance copywriters – and freelancers overall – contributed about $1.4 trillion to the economy.
That’s more than the GDP of Panama and Costa Rica combined, according to the latest global GDP report from Statistics Times.
What Motives American Freelancers?
There are four motivating factors the American freelance copywriters have in common:
- Be their own boss
- Choose when they work
- Choose their own projects
- Choose where they work
While these four items relate to the freelancer, they also benefit the clients whose projects they take on.
That’s because a successful, full-time American freelance copywriter can be selective, which means that when a client’s project is accepted the work produced will be second to none.