Freelance Article Writing: Start a Freelance Writing Career!
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Freelance Article Writing: Start a Freelance Writing Career!

Learn to start a rewarding online career as a freelance article writer!
4.3 (329 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,355 students enrolled
Created by Lex DeVille
Last updated 4/2020
English [Auto]
Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 18 articles
  • 8 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn what it takes to become a full-time or part-time article writer from home.
  • You will learn how to write *good enough* articles even if you don't have any prior experience.
  • You will discover how to make money writing articles even if you aren't an English major.
  • You will learn how to find great article writing gigs, and how to get hired for them.
  • You will learn to create a portfolio from scratch even if it is your first time freelancing.
  • You will need the ability to write fluently in English.
  • You do NOT have to have perfect spelling or grammar.

Want to start a career as a freelance article writer? Want to make money from anywhere in the world? Can you write basic English? If you answered yes to those three questions, this course can help you kickstart your freelance writing career.

Freelance writing changed my life. It regularly changes the lives of my students too. Even better is you don't have to be an English major. You don't even have to be a great writer. All you need is to write simple, clean English.

Virtually every business on the internet needs articles. Why? Because articles help companies get exposure. They help websites rank for SEO. They help draw attention to products and services and people and ideas.

But what does that mean for you? It means there's a lot of opportunity. There's an endless supply of freelance article writing jobs waiting to be filled. Even better is  you get to set your own rates and write about topics that interest you. Plus you can do this full-time or as a nice side hobby.

It's easy to get started as a freelance writer, and a lot of people try and fail. They don't know what they're getting into because nobody showed them the ropes. And that's where this course comes in handy. Inside I teach you the fundamentals of article writing to get up and running fast.

When you enroll you will:

  • Discover what it takes to become a PROFITABLE freelance article writer even if you're not J.K. Rowling

  • Learn to properly structure articles and avoid career destroyer mistakes

  • Reveal how to find and secure the best writing gigs without wondering in circles for days

  • Set your own rates and have the skill to get hired for those rates as fast as possible

  • Learn just enough to create a full or part-time income from home in your spare time

If you need a way to earn extra cash or to replace an old career then this course is for you. Never play guessing games. Get your info from an instructor who ACTIVELY WRITES to stay relevant, and who ACTUALLY RESPONDS to questions to make sure you get the answers you need. If that's what you're looking for..

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Freelance Instructor,
Lex DeVille

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for English-speaking students who want to make money writing articles.
  • It is for anyone who wants to earn a full-time or part-time income from home or anywhere.
  • It is for anyone who needs a new way to make extra money in your spare time.
  • It is NOT for anyone who makes excuses, whines, complains, or has a poor mindset.
Course content
Expand all 57 lectures 02:39:15
+ Introduction
7 lectures 24:30
How to Get Support Fast!

In this short introduction we'll go over what article writing actually is so you know what you're getting into.

Preview 04:43

In this lesson we'll cover what kind of people are looking for articles, and why they would want them in the first place.

Who Buys Articles Anyway?

Discover your possible earning potential as an article writer. In this lesson we'll discuss the possibilities and dispel outdated myths. You may be surprised by what you learn...

Preview 06:46
Case Study - What I Earned Over 3 Months with Part-Time Articles
+ Most Common Articles I Come Across
3 lectures 10:06

In this lesson we'll talk about informative articles and how to write them.


In this lesson we'll cover entertaining articles and how to write them.


In this lesson we'll talk about persuasive articles and how to write them.

Quiz 1
3 questions
+ Basics of Structure
11 lectures 36:38
Two Ways I Like to Research Articles
The Big Scary Skeleton Framework for Articles
Skeleton Framework Article Template

In this lesson I'll show you what makes a good title stand apart. I'll also share some techniques for crafting great titles fast.

Write an Article Title that Kidnaps Readers' Minds

In this lesson we'll cover your article introduction and how to write it in a way that grabs attention and holds it.

Craft an Introduction that Leaves them Dangling from a Cliff

In this lesson we'll take a look at the main body of your article and what goes into it.

Preview 02:40

This lesson is about the conclusion of your article, and how to write one.

Write a Conclusion that Leads Them Off Into the Sunset

In this lesson we'll cover calls to action, what that means, what they're for, and how to use them.

Get Bossy with Your Call to Action!
Call to Action Examples
Helpful Practice Activity 1
Quiz 2
4 questions
+ Useful Patterns
10 lectures 13:00

In this lesson we'll talk about content patterns and how you can use them to speed up your writing without wasting time on complicated structural configurations.

How to Write Better Content Faster and Easier than Ever Before!

In this article I'll give you an example of a what, why, how content pattern article.

What? Why? How? A Simple Pattern for Article Engagement
What? Why? How? Structure Example

In this article I'll share a person, problem, solution content pattern example.

Person, Problem, Solution - Tell a Story. Sell a Story.
Person, Problem, Solution Structure Example

In this article I'll share a pros, cons, and actions pattern.

Pros, Cons, Actions - Keys to Craft a This vs. That Article on the Fly
Pros, Cons, Actions Structure Example

In this lesson I'll share an example of a facts and opinions content pattern.

Facts and Opinions - Show 'Em How Things Are. Give 'Em a Piece of Your Mind
Facts and Opinions Structure Example
Helpful Practice Activity 2
Quiz 3
4 questions
+ Fundamentals of SEO
7 lectures 19:08

In this lesson we'll cover search engine optimization and I'll reveal which parts you actually need to pay attention to as an article writer.

What is SEO?

In this lesson we'll cover keywords and keyword phrases so you know what they are, how to find them, and how to use them in your articles.

What Are Keywords and Keyword Phrases?

This lesson is about metadata - what it is and how you'll use it. I'll also share a useful plugin to help you make SEO optimization super easy.

What is Metadata?

In this lesson I'll share how long your articles should be and what you can typically expect from clients.

How Long Should an SEO Optimized Article Be?

In this lesson we'll cover the use of hyperlinks for SEO optimization.

Internal and External Links

In this lesson we'll cover images in your article, where to find them, and how to optimize them for SEO.

Can Images Be Optimized for SEO?
Helpful Practice Activity 3
Quiz 4
4 questions
+ Where to Find Jobs
4 lectures 15:49

In this lesson we'll cover some of the most common freelance platforms, and I'll share which platforms are really worth your time.

The Best Freelance Platforms to Find Work Fast!

In this lesson we'll talk about the value of guest posting and the kind of pay you can expect from it.

Preview 05:03

In this lesson we'll dive into cold emailing and I'll share some tips to help you write emails that actually get a response.

The Subtle Art of Cold Emailing and Why You Would Ever Use It...
Helpful Practice Activity 4
Quiz 5
3 questions
+ How to Actually Get the Gig...
5 lectures 17:37

In this lesson we'll review my YOU Focused approach to freelance proposals that get results!

Write Proposals that Crush Competitors!

In this lesson I'll share how to properly pitch a guest post to give you the best chance at getting accepted.

Guest Post Editor Outreach Template

In this lesson I'll share a valuable resource to help you find awesome media writing gigs.

Where to Get Paid for Guest Posting

This lesson is all about how to price your article writing services so you don't undervalue yourself.

How to Price Articles and Make it Worth Your Time

In this lesson I'll share why it's valuable to team up with marketers, and some tips for making it happen.

Team Up with Marketers to Make Your Life Easier!
Quiz 6
3 questions
+ Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
6 lectures 14:47
How to Write About Unfamiliar Topics
What Are the Most Common Mistakes?

In this lesson we'll chat about niches and whether or not it's a good idea to niche down in your writing.

Is It A Good Idea To Niche Down?

This lesson is about helping you avoid plagiarism. Instead of freaking out about whether or not you're violating copyrights, we'll just bypass the problem altogether, and I'll share a tool you can use to make your plagiarism problems disappear.

How to Avoid Plagiarism (Good Enough)

In this lesson I'll share a tool I use to help ensure my articles read well and don't suck.

How to Make Sure Your Articles Read (Fairly) Well

This lesson is about what I look for in an article. I never just accept a writing gig just because someone offers it. There has to be a method to the madness, and in this video I'll share my secrets to finding the best gigs so you can do less work while earning more money!

What Do I Consider To Be A Good Article Gig?
+ Where to Go from Here?
4 lectures 07:36

This checklist will help you quickly create articles that read well and are optimized for SEO.

Article Writing Checklist

In this lesson I'll share thoughts on how to build your article writing portfolio from scratch, even if you have no experience at all.

Bonus: How to Build a Portfolio from Scratch

In this video I'll share some thoughts on how you can build authority from scratch so you stand a better chance at getting hired for guest post articles.

Bonus: Authority Building from Scratch
Your Next Steps...