Freelance Writing: How To Succeed As A Top Copywriter
This course is designed for those interested to learn the basics of freelance writing and for writers seeking to build a sustainable freelance career.
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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.
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Section 1 - Welcome To The Course
Is This Course For You?
What You’ll Learn
Section 2 - Succeeding Financially As A Writer
Can You Afford To Quit The Day Job To Become A Freelance Writer?
Practice Activity: Set Your Earnings Target As A Freelance Writer
How Much Could You Earn As A Copywriter?
Resources: Writing Rates In Different Markets
Section 3 - How To Charge Your Clients
Why You Should Never, Ever Price Your Writing By The Hour
Why Pricing By The Word Is Even Worse Than Pricing By The Hour
Writing Estimates: How To Put A Figure On Your Fee
All About Writing Retainers
Activity: Share Your Thoughts On Pricing Strategies
Section 4 - Finding Your Niche As A Writer
Why You Need A Copywriting Niche And How To Find Yours
What Type Of Writing Pays Best?
What Industries Pay Writers The Best?
Practice Activity: List Your Potential Niches As A Copywriter
Section 5 - How And Where To Find Writing Jobs
Content Mills And Job Boards: The Pitfalls
Resources: Links To Some Of The Better Job Boards
The Best Ways To Find Writing Jobs
Practice Activity: Emailing A Prospect: Do’s And Don’ts
Practice Activity: Email A Prospect
How To Write A Winning Pitch To An Editor
Activity: Pitch An Article To An Editor
Marketing Your Writing Skills
Practice Activity: Plan Your Marketing
Section 6 - Presenting A Professional Image As A Writer
The Perfect Copywriting Brief
Activity: Create Your Own Copywriting Briefing Form
Presenting Your Writing Professionally
Activity: Create Your Own Copy Deck
Why And How You Should Get The Legal Stuff Covered
Activity: Create Your Own Template For Estimates, Complete With T&Cs
How To Create A Professional Invoice
Activity: Create Your Own Template For Invoices
Client Feedback: Why It Matters And How To Get It
Activity: Create Your Own Feedback Questionnaire
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