Intro to Freelance Writing: Getting Started [2017]
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Intro to Freelance Writing: Getting Started [2017]

Learn the fundamentals of freelance writing. Create writer profiles, find tons of work, & build client relationships.
5.0 (4 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.
266 students enrolled
Created by Matt Thomas
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build and Develop an Online Portolfio as an Author/Writer
  • Effectively Showcase Writing Skills and Services to Thousands of Buyers Online
  • Work on Large Freelancing Platforms
  • Build Meaningful and Lasting Client-Provider Relationships
  • Send Proposals and Custom Price Quotes to Potential Clients / Customers
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Requirements
  • A Passion for Writing / Literature
  • A Computer / Laptop with Internet Connection
  • Comfortable Work Space
Description

Think you've got chops as a writer? 

There's multiple ways to start earning as freelance writer. Whether your skills are honed in either technical writing or creative, there's ample work out there. However, before you're able to pull in several valuable clients at a time, you've got to have the fundamentals down. 

That includes; 

  • Creating Profiles & Portfolios in the Right Places
  • Showcasing your Services and Skills
  • Properly Contacting Potential Clients / Customers 
  • Knowing How to Navigate Job Marketplaces
  • & other Tips 

It can be a bit confusing when you're getting started, especially if you're not familiar with freelancing techniques. That's why I'm here to help. 

This course will teach you everything you need to know in order to start establishing yourself as a writer.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to make a living off writing
  • Literature buffs who are seeks a career in the field
  • Anyone looking to get started freelancing
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction To the Concept of Freelance Writing
2 Lectures 03:55

A brief overview of what to expect. 

Preview 01:44

Grammarly's an essential writer's aid. If you don't have it, now's the time to install it. 

Installing Grammarly
02:11
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Profile/Portfolio Setup, Skill Showcase, and Contacting Potential Clients
3 Lectures 23:22

In this lecture we go over our first freelancing platform; Fiverr.

Preview 06:14

This lecture goes over all the fundamentals of creating a gig on Fiverr. 


Start Showcasing your Skills
13:27

There are multiple ways of promoting your Fiverr gig(s). 

You can even message buyers with requests directly and pitch for several jobs.

Preview 03:41
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Working on Multiple Platforms
3 Lectures 17:24

This platform works a bit differently when compared to Fiverr.

This lecture goes over the fundamentals of how jobs are posted and won on PPH. 

Understanding How Jobs are Posted and Won
03:44

Now it's time to create your own 'Hourly'. 


Showcasing your Skills Pt 2.
06:23

Sending custom proposals to buyer requests will help you win many jobs on PPH.

Once mastered, you'll have more work than you can handle! 

Sending Proposals to Buyers with Requests
07:17

This quiz goes over the material taught in this course. 

The Essentials of Being a Freelance Writer
3 questions
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Final Thoughts / Wrap - up
1 Lecture 01:17

A quick video to conclude the ideas taught in this course. 

Wrap-up
01:17
About the Instructor
Matt Thomas
4.5 Average rating
103 Reviews
5,301 Students
4 Courses
IT Professional, Hardware Enthusiast, Author

Matt's a tech fanatic with a passion for computer hardware and an extensive background in the professional IT field. 

Naturally, he's loved tinkering with computers his whole life, building and upgrading various systems along the way. He has acquired a wide variety of skills as a result of his years of experience working with hardware. From setting up extreme performance rigs to cabling new and old infrastructure, he's done it all.

Nothing makes him happier than passing on his expertise onto those out there willing to learn and expand their skill sets. Knowledge should be applicable, understandable, and most importantly, useful. If you take any of his courses, you'll see how detailed he gets in breaking down every idea. You won't miss a thing!