The Complete Freelance Writing Online Course:Beginner to Pro
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The Complete Freelance Writing Online Course:Beginner to Pro

Learn How to Get Paid to Write Online, Make Good Money, and Work From Anywhere.
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4.4 (61 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
585 students enrolled
Created by Kirsty Stuart
Last updated 9/2015
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $150 Discount: 93% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Get some first initial writing clips, testimonials... and payments from writing online
  • Set up, create, and promote your own professional writer's website
  • Market your freelance writing business using Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and even Pinterest
  • Write effective blog posts that win and keep regular clients
  • Write effective press releases and distribute them online
  • Make your writing search engine friendly to impress and keep clients
  • Pitch for different types of work and clients
  • Combine your skills and expertise to offer more value to clients and earn more money
  • Move towards earning a full-time living as a freelance writer online
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Requirements
  • You should be able to string a sentence together and have a good grasp of the English language. That is all!
Description

Do you want to earn a living as a freelance writer, earning money from home while doing something you actually love to do?

This course will teach you exactly how I built a freelance writing career online from absolute scratch and have been making my living from it ever since, even quitting my day job back in 2012.

I travel the world with my laptop, making money as I go, or sit at home in front of my computer and work to my own schedule. No horrible commute, no office politics, and no boss. Best of all, I'm getting paid to do something I love to do - WRITE!

If I can do it - you can too. This course will teach you exactly how, with over-my-shoulder access to how I did it, plus pitching templates and all the tricks of the trade to ensure you rise above the competition.

THIS COURSE IS PERFECT FOR YOU IF:

  1. You're stuck in a day job but want to earn a living writing instead
  2. You want more time, money and freedom to spend as you please
  3. You want a new career working from anywhere but don't know where to start
  4. You're sick of spending all your time earning a pittance writing for content mills
  5. You pitch for individual writing gigs on freelancing sites but don't have regular clients

We are so confident that you will love the course that it comes with a 30-DAY MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE!

THE COURSE ALSO COMES WITH:

A Bonus eBook:
The free bonus eBook is for absolute newcomers to freelance writing online. Learn how to build a solid reputation as a writer with no previous experience and no portfolio. You'll get a few clips and earn your first few dollars from writing online.

Templates & Checklists:

  • 1x 'Client Pitching' email template
  • 1x 'Single Post Pitching' email template
  • 1x 'Working Agreement' template
  • 1x 'Useful Resources' section linking to all the tricks and tools of the trade
  • 13 'Actions Worksheets' to support each lecture

ENROLL IN THIS COURSE TO LEARN HOW TO:

Build a Solid Foundation as an Online Writer
Learn how to charge more money and build a stellar reputation by choosing the right niches for you. Use the simple step-by-step tutorial to set up your own self-hosted, professional writer's website – then tweak the main pages to entice writing clients to hire you.

Effectively Market Yourself as a Freelance Writer
Discover whether blogging is the right strategy for you, and how you can use guest posting to pull in writing clients. Then learn how to use the major social media websites (plus one surprise one!) to effectively market your writing services.

Expertly Write for the Online Market
Perfect your craft by learning both basic and new online writing techniques. Discover how to write blog posts that capture readers' attention, go viral and make you invaluable to your clients. Study the art of effective press release writing (and distribution) and learn how to ensure all your online content is search engine friendly in the long-term.

Earn a Full-Time Living and Give Yourself a Pay Rise
Discover the secret method that all the high earning freelance writers apply to their business. Then learn how to use this method to earn more money on a regular basis, while adding incredible value to your clients. Find out exactly how much to charge clients, how to pitch and who to pitch to, using simple instructions and customizable email templates.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is suited to those who have a flair for writing but don't know where to start in terms of getting work and clients online.
  • It's also for those who are working for content mills or similar and are feeling frustrated with the low pay and lack of consistent work.
  • This course is for those looking to make money online from their writing, and NOT for writers looking to work offline, i.e. for magazines and newspapers.
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
01:26:43
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Building Solid Foundations
3 Lectures 20:51

Mindset: First forget everything you know...

Learn how important it is to get in the right frame of mind before embarking on the rest of this course (and your career as a freelance writer online).

Preview 04:31

Find your niche (or niches) as a freelance writer online so you can make more money from your writing later on.

Preview 05:50

Get an over-the-shoulder, step-by-step guide to setting up your own professional writer's website. Plus learn how to optimize your new website to attract potential writing clients.

Creating Your Professional Writer's Website
10:30
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How to Get Clients
4 Lectures 26:01

Do you need a blog? The answer may surprise you. Even if you decide you don't need your own blog, learn how blogging for other websites (guest blogging) can boost your image as a reputable freelance writer online... and attract writing clients to you like bees to a honey pot.

How to Use Blogging to Attract Clients
08:03

Learn how I use Facebook and Twitter to maximize my profile as a freelance writer online, and in the process attract a steady flow of writing clients.

How to Use Facebook and Twitter to Market Your Freelance Writing
08:28

Learn the language of Google+ and how it can help you boost your career as a freelance writer online.

How to Use Google+ to Market Your Freelance Writing Business
05:38

Use images to attracting writing clients? Yep. Here's how.

How to Use Pinterest to Propel Your Freelance Writing Business
03:52
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How to Write Effectively for the Online Market
3 Lectures 15:53

Lean how to write effective blog posts that attract regular clients and keep them on your books.

How to Write Effective Blog Posts
06:29

Make clients love you by writing (and distributing) press releases that make the world love them.

How to Write an Effective Press Release
04:43

Learn how to use (not abuse) Google so that it always wants to rank your online content higher and higher...

How to Make Your Writing Search Engine Friendly
04:41
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How to Make REAL Money as a Freelance Writer Online
3 Lectures 18:58

Learn who to pitch to and how, including downloadable online templates I use to pitch to new clients.

How to Pitch to the Best Paying Clients
05:17

So how much should you charge your new writing clients? It's an art-form... with a dash of number-crunching thrown in. Don't worry, this lecture shows you exactly how much to charge.

How Much to Charge (Plus Bonus Pitching Tips)
08:32

Learn the (not so) secret difference between the lowly-paid online writers and those making a full-time living from writing online. Master this and you'll never work a salaried day job again...

How to Make EVEN More Money
05:09
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Tricks and Tools of the Trade
1 Lecture 00:00

Download this lecture and take a peek over my shoulder at the tools I use to be a successful online writer:

Useful Resources
5 pages
About the Instructor
Kirsty Stuart
4.4 Average rating
61 Reviews
585 Students
1 Course
Freelance Writer & Writing Coach

In the summer of 2012 I quit my ordinary day job in central London and set about carving out a career as a freelance writer online.

Since then, I've travelled all over the world with my laptop, writing for internaional travel giants such as Flight Centre, Viator, and Tripadvisor. I quickly learned how to pitch to clients, market my freelance business, and earn a full-time living from writing online.

I also started my own blog charting my success in the industry, teaching other potential writers how to join the realms of the highest earning freelance writers in the world of online content.

Now I run my website, teach on Udemy, while still doing what I love best – writing.

If I can do it, so can you. My Udemy courses will teach you exactly how – step-by-step and with continuous support all the way.