About This Course
This course is designed for writers seeking to build a sustainable freelance career.
Would you like to quit your day job as a writer to become a freelance?
Or are you already a freelance writer but you’re struggling to find clients?
Maybe you’ve had some success as a writer but you’d like to find more and better-paying freelance writing jobs?
This course lifts the lid on exactly what it takes to be a successful freelance copywriter. It’s packed with proven tips for building a business from your writing talent.
Not sure what to quote on that job a client’s asked you to pitch for? Struggling to find new writing gigs? Stuck in a rut with clients who don’t seem to value what you do? This course will show you how to:
- Calculate your writing day rate with a simple formula
- Discover what other writers are charging for their work
- Price any writing job accurately
- Find the highest-paying writing jobs (and avoid the lowest ones)
- Identify the writing niche that suits you best
- Break free of badly paying ‘content mill’ writing
- Land more – and better - writing jobs
- Pitch your work to editors
- Market yourself as a writer
- Present a slick, professional image to current and potential clients
- Protect yourself from nightmare writing jobs
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned about sustainable freelance writing.
30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.
Get started today and learn more about sustainable freelance writing.
|Section 1 - Welcome To The Course|
|Is This Course For You?||00:00:00|
|What You’ll Learn||00:00:00|
|Section 2 - Succeeding Financially As A Writer|
|Can You Afford To Quit The Day Job To Become A Freelance Writer?||00:00:00|
|Practice Activity: Set Your Earnings Target As A Freelance Writer||00:00:00|
|How Much Could You Earn As A Copywriter?||00:00:00|
|Resources: Writing Rates In Different Markets||00:00:00|
|Section 3 - How To Charge Your Clients|
|Why You Should Never, Ever Price Your Writing By The Hour||00:00:00|
|Why Pricing By The Word Is Even Worse Than Pricing By The Hour||00:00:00|
|Writing Estimates: How To Put A Figure On Your Fee||00:00:00|
|All About Writing Retainers||00:00:00|
|Activity: Share Your Thoughts On Pricing Strategies||00:00:00|
|Section 4 - Finding Your Niche As A Writer|
|Why You Need A Copywriting Niche And How To Find Yours||00:00:00|
|What Type Of Writing Pays Best?||00:00:00|
|What Industries Pay Writers The Best?||00:00:00|
|Practice Activity: List Your Potential Niches As A Copywriter||00:00:00|
|Section 5 - How And Where To Find Writing Jobs|
|Content Mills And Job Boards: The Pitfalls||00:00:00|
|Resources: Links To Some Of The Better Job Boards||00:00:00|
|The Best Ways To Find Writing Jobs||00:00:00|
|Practice Activity: Emailing A Prospect: Do’s And Don’ts||00:00:00|
|Practice Activity: Email A Prospect||00:00:00|
|How To Write A Winning Pitch To An Editor||00:00:00|
|Activity: Pitch An Article To An Editor||00:00:00|
|Marketing Your Writing Skills||00:00:00|
|Practice Activity: Plan Your Marketing||00:00:00|
|Section 6 - Presenting A Professional Image As A Writer|
|The Perfect Copywriting Brief||00:00:00|
|Activity: Create Your Own Copywriting Briefing Form||00:00:00|
|Presenting Your Writing Professionally||00:00:00|
|Activity: Create Your Own Copy Deck||00:00:00|
|Why And How You Should Get The Legal Stuff Covered||00:00:00|
|Activity: Create Your Own Template For Estimates, Complete With T&Cs||00:00:00|
|How To Create A Professional Invoice||00:00:00|
|Activity: Create Your Own Template For Invoices||00:00:00|
|Client Feedback: Why It Matters And How To Get It||00:00:00|
|Activity: Create Your Own Feedback Questionnaire||00:00:00|
|Over To You||00:00:00|