You’ve finally decided to launch your freelance blogging career. Congrats!
Chances are, you’ve spent days researching how exactly to get started, and one thing you keep hearing is this: Your business needs a website.
Unfortunately, you don’t have the money on hand to launch a self-hosted site. After all, isn’t the whole point to make money with your business?
So you sign up for a WordPress account and decide to launch a free version of your site until you have the money to upgrade to a self-hosted option.
There’s no shame in that.
The only problem is that in general, a free WordPress.com site can make you look less professional. To clients, it says, “I’m not taking my business seriously.”
But that doesn’t always have to be the case.
If you get serious with your web design, you can get rid of that “unprofessional” feel all while maintaining your site on a free platform.
Want to look more credible to freelance blogging clients? Here’s what you can do to boost the professional appeal of your free WordPress site. [Read more…]