Mind Map Monday: Finance

Enjoy writing about finance?

How about diversifying your niche to find even more paid writing opportunities? I’ve shared the finance mind map before, but on this post, I’ll show you how I’d use it to find more freelance writing gigs.



If I enjoy writing about finance, I could pitch finance and business publications. I could do copywriting for different banks. But that’s the obvious. What about writing a blog post for a scholarship provider about how students can avoid a life of debt by applying for scholarships?

How about writing for a marriage counselor’s blog about how money is a common issue that leads couples to divorce, and then give tips on how to maintain a healthy financial relationship with your partner?

You could write for a real estate agent’s blog about how purchasing a rental house is a great way to earn extra income. And so forth.


Pinterest image: Text reads: Finance Mind Map for Freelance Writers. The MultiTalented Writers logo is at the bottom. The background is a picture of a calculator, pen, and checquebook.


This list is a starting point. Once you’ve thought of places to pitch or companies to contact, you’ll need to do some research to find:

1. Whether the publication pays/whether the company hires freelances;

2. Who you should pitch and how you’ll contact them;

3. What kinds of articles the company looks for/what kinds of services the company is most in need of;

5. Review submission guidelines if you’re contacting publications; and 

6. Send a well-crafted pitch.

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Mariana Abeid-McDougall is a writer, a wife, and a homeschooling mom in an out-of-the-box, adventurous family. She's on a mission to show the world that writers don't need to niche to be successful. She hopes you'll join the conversation on the MultiTalented Writers blog.

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