Freelance Writing Basketball Jobs for Sports & Fitness industry

Find freelance writing Basketball jobs in the Sports & Fitness industry on Scripted.

Creating your optimal profile in Sports and Fitness writing

When you sign up for Scripted, we will ask you to fill out a profile. This is where you'll tell us about yourself and your subject matter expertise. Be sure to include any Sports and Fitness-related topics you're passionate writing about. The more specific you can be, the better. Adding relevant keywords to your profile will also help you attract Sports and Fitness clients.

Here are a few tips for creating your optimal Sports and Fitness profile:

  • Use keywords that describe your niche
  • Write a catchy headline that will grab attention
  • Use strong verbs to describe your writing skills
  • Include links to Sports and Fitness samples to demonstrate your writing experience
  • Include a clear headshot that shows your smiling face

How to create long-term relationships with Sports and Fitness clients on Scripted

The key to success on Scripted is to build long-term relationships with clients. When you do an excellent job for a client and they are happy with your work, they're more likely to come back to you for future projects. To build these relationships, always aim to deliver high-quality work on time and frequently communicate with your clients.

Another way to build long-term relationships with Sports and Fitness clients is to be available for additional services that they might need. For example, if you're a great copywriter, you could offer to help them with their website content or social media posts. By providing more than just blog writing services, you'll make yourself indispensable to your clients, and they'll be more likely to keep working with you for the long term.

The Benefit of SmartMatch for Sports and Fitness writers on Scripted

Scripted's SmartMatch feature is another excellent way to find fitness writing jobs. With SmartMatch, we match you with clients looking for writers with specific skills and experience.

You will receive a job alert whenever a new Sports and Fitness writing job is posted that matches your skills and interests. You can then choose to claim the job or not. The benefit of SmartMatch is that you spend less time looking for work and more time writing, which means you can earn more money as a highly-skilled freelance writer on Scripted.


How to create pitches to win Sports and Fitness jobs

Once you've created your profile, it's time to pitch to Sports and Fitness clients. When you find a job that interests you, take some time to read the client brief carefully. This will help you understand what the client is looking for and give you a better chance of writing a winning pitch.

When you're ready to submit your pitch, be sure to:

  • Address the client's needs directly
  • Write in a clear, concise style
  • Edit your pitch for grammar and spelling mistakes

If you want to gain experience writing for other industries. Industry writer jobs involve writing about becoming familiar with that industry’s concepts such as the latest news, trends, and other topics within that industry. Becoming a freelance writer will give you a well-rounded skill set that will make you more attractive to clients in other industries.

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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