Freelance Writing Corporate Security Jobs for Cybersecurity industry

Find freelance writing Corporate Security jobs in the Cybersecurity industry on Scripted.

Creating your optimal profile in IT and Security writing

Do you want to start a career in IT and Security writing? It's a great industry, and there are many opportunities for freelance writers.

When you create your profile on Scripted, include keywords that will help you attract IT and Security clients. Some important keywords to include are:

  • IT and Security writing
  • Business technology writing
  • Computer science writing
  • Information technology writing
  • Software development

You can also add other pertinent keywords such as:

  • Web content writing
  • Copywriting
  • SEO writing
  • PR and marketing materials
  • White papers

Don't forget to include a professional-looking photo of yourself to attract great clients.


How to create long-term relationships with IT and Security clients on Scripted

Once you have a few IT and Security clients, it's essential to nurture these relationships so that you can keep getting hired for projects. Here are some tips for creating long-term relationships with IT and Security clients:

  • Write compelling content: clients are looking for freelance writers who can create authoritative content for a consumer audience.
  • Be professional: always communicate professionally and be respectful of deadlines.
  • Ask for feedback: after you complete a project, ask the client for feedback so you can improve your work.
  • Build a rapport: get to know the client and their business so that you can better understand their needs.

You can build your reputation as a highly-skilled freelance writer by following these simple tips.

The Benefit of SmartMatch for IT and Security writers on Scripted

If you're a freelance writer in the IT and Security industry, you know how important it is to match your skills with suitable projects. Scripted's SmartMatch technology does just that; it connects you with IT and Security writing jobs that are a good fit for your skillset. This means less time spent searching for projects and more time spent writing, which is excellent news for any freelance writer.

When you sign up for Scripted, you will receive a job alert for each suitable IT and Security writing job posted on the site. You can then review the project requirements and pay rate and decide if you want to accept the job. This system takes the legwork out of finding IT and Security writing jobs, and it's a great way to land your dream project.


How to create pitches to win IT and Security jobs

Another way to land IT and Security writer jobs are to create pitches that stand out to potential clients. When making your pitch, be sure to:

  • Include an engaging headline: this is your opportunity to grab the client's attention and make them want to learn more about what you have to offer.
  • Highlight your writing experience: let the client know why you're an exceptional writer by highlighting your skills and experience.
  • Explain what you can do for them: focus on how you can help the client achieve their goals and solve their problems. By following these tips, you'll be well on your way to landing IT and Security writing jobs. So don't wait; start pitching today.

Set Prices Your Knowledge and Experience Deserve

When you pitch an idea on Scripted, you get to set a price that you believe is fair to the client and your experience. Clients can even send you an additional tip to reward you for excellent work.

Every project has a minimum price that ensures writers get paid a fair amount. You always control how much you charge, but the minimum prevents writers from drastically undercutting each other for jobs.


Work as Much or as Little as You Want

Some writers at Scripted use the platform to earn a little extra money. Others rely on it as their main source of income.

You can use Scripted to write as much or as little as you want. As a freelance writer, you control your schedule.

Quick Payments for Accepted Projects

Scripted partners with Stripe to get money in your bank account quickly. You can usually expect payments to reach your account within three to five days after your client accepts the project, depending on your Writer Tier.

Scripted's platform lets you track all of your projects and payments through a convenient dashboard.


Manage All of Your Clients From One Dashboard

As a freelance writer, staying organized can be a big challenge. As a Scripted writer you can manage all your customers, jobs, and pitches in one dashboard so you know what to prioritize and what stage every job is in. Each job is placed in one of these four stages:

  • Proposals – pitches that clients are still considering.
  • Writing – assignments with upcoming deadlines.
  • Editing – projects in the editing stage before they get sent to clients.
  • Ready for Review – jobs now in clients' hands ready for acceptance.

You can also use the Scripted dashboard to manage your Writer Portfolio, writing samples, payments, and job invitations.

Support From Scripted Team of Professionals

At some point, every writer runs into a situation they don't know how to handle. Perhaps a client demands something outrageous, or you're not sure how to answer a question about billing.

Scripted has a support staff of professionals waiting to address your issue as quickly as possible. Just reach out to Scripted Support to get your question answered. You'll get a friendly, helpful response ASAP.


Become a Scripted Writer

Start your application to begin finding writing jobs on Scripted. Once you create an account and submit your application, an editor will review your credentials to determine whether you have the skills necessary to join a platform of talented, hard-working writers. You don't necessarily need a lot of experience. Show that you're an excellent researcher and writer to get started. We look forward to welcoming you to the Scripted team!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Scripted allow writers in languages other than English?

We can't wait to open up Scripted to writers of every language, but unfortunately Scripted is English language only at this time.

How long does the application review take?

Applications are reviewed every Friday. So if you've submitted on anytime before Friday, you'll hear back from us that week. Applications submitted on Friday are reviewed with the next week's batch.

Can I apply to Scripted from my country?

Right now, Scripted is only accepting applications from the US and Canada. In March 2021, we'll be opening up to Europe. We intend to continue opening up the application process to the rest of the world throughout the year, so be sure to check back with us often!

What happens if my application is accepted?

You'll receive an email from us notifying you of the results and welcoming you aboard! From there, we'll help you with getting started on the platform, updating your portfolio and matching you with clients. In March 2021, all newly accepted writers will be required to attend a webinar on best practices on the platform. From there, you're free to start working on content and earning money!

Can I re-apply if my application was not accepted?

We're not currently accepting reapplications at this time, due to high volume. But that may change in the future, so please check back with us from time to time!

I'm curious about something else not listed here!

You can always reach out to us with any questions here. We're happy to help!

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