Freelance Kickstart: Start a Successful Business You Love

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This course is designed for those interested in becoming a freelancer.

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About This CourseBeginner

This course will show you exactly how to start freelancing – and to be successful at it! After successfully starting a freelance career, I always thought that I wish someone had told me exactly how to start. It was tough to do on my own! This course is meant to give you a blueprint for kickstarting a freelance career or just a freelance side-job to make some extra money on the side.

Here is what’s in the course:

  • Basics of freelancing – choosing your craft
  • How to build your own website
  • Finding work
  • How much to charge
  • Joining Freelance networks
  • Following your passion
  • How to have self-discipline
  • Moonlighting your way to success
  • Defining your goals
  • Creating your own brand
  • Building a portfolio
  • Money & Tax Tips

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge of how to get started as a freelancer.

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Course Curriculum

Course Sections

Welcome To The Course!

Lesson: What Does Freelancing Mean? Why Should You Do It?

Lesson: Pros & Cons Of Freelancing

Challenge 1

Intro To Freelance Basics

Lesson: What Skills Do You Have?

Challenge 2

Lesson: Following Your Passion – Good Or Bad Advice?

Challenge 3

Lesson: How To Have Self-Discipline

Lesson: Moonlighting – A Great Way To Start

Lesson: Define Your Goals

Challenge 4

Section 2 & Challenges Recap

Intro To Communication

Lesson: Websites 101

Lesson: What Should Your Website Contain?

Challenge 5

Practical: Check Out My Website

Lesson: Building A Portfolio

Lesson: Testimonials

Challenge 6

Lesson: Joining Freelance Networks

Challenge 7

Lesson & Challenge 8: Business Cards

Section 3 & Challenges Recap

Intro To Finding Work

Lesson: Where Can You Find Work?

Practical: Finding Jobs On Craigslist

Practical: Finding Jobs On Elance

Challenge 9

Lesson: Crafting The Perfect Project Proposal

Challenge 10

Lesson: Pricing Strategies That Get You Jobs

Challenge 11

Lesson: The Importance Having A Workflow

Section 4 & Challenges Recap

Intro To Taxes & Money

Lesson: A Bit About Money & Taxes

Section 5 & Challenges Recap

The Steps To Success


1 student review
  1. Francoise Panneels says:

    Thanks for sharing your experience, very good tips

About The Instructor


My passion is inspiring people through online courses. I love learning new skills, and since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. Through my online learning business, I create courses that teach you how to become the better version of yourself with all kinds of skills. I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife and our cat. In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University - one of the top 10 film schools in the country. While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning. I helped pioneer their online school there. Most recently, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team. Throughout this time I built my brand to teach others the skills that I have. In May of 2015, I left the 9-5 world to make my own path. Since then, I've made more money, worked fewer hours, and only have done the things I love each day. I want to show you how to be a better creator, make money from your creations, and live the life you dreamed of.