Freelancing for Beginners
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Freelancing for Beginners

A beginners guide to freelancing online
2.5 (2 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.
407 students enrolled
Created by Ashley Bennett
Last updated 9/2013
English
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
How to find clients
How to select a target market
How to manage clients
How to set your rates
How to Market Your Business
How to Build Your Portfolio
How to structure your business to suit your lifestyle
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Requirements
  • Computer
  • Internet Access
  • Willingness to Learn
  • A Marketable Skill
Description

Freelancing 101 is a basic course for people who have always wanted to get into freelancing, but just never knew how. This class breaks everything down into bite-sized chunks to help you set up a business without going broke or higher a bunch of expensive consultants. It provides detailed explanations as to how to find and manage clients, how to market your business, and even how to manage your money. It lists tons of useful websites, resources, and web applications to get your business up and running without breaking a sweat.

Here are just a few things you will learn in the course.

How to find and manage clients

How to structure your business to suit your lifestyle

How to set your rates

How to select a target market

How to market your business

How to build your portfolio

If that sounds interesting, go ahead and sign up!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
3 Lectures 00:26

This is a brief introduction to the course and it explains what the course will cover.

Preview 00:26

These are the PPT slides shown during the presentation.

Presentation Download
49 pages

A list of links that will be mentioned during the lecture.

Links to Resources
2 pages
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Getting Started
9 Lectures 22:36

This lecture explains how to set goals for your business.

Preview 06:14

This is a worksheet that will help you set your goals.

Goal Worksheet
1 page

This lecture explains how to set your rates.

Preview 02:25

This worksheet will help you reach your income goals.

Income Worksheet
1 page

This lecture explains how to find the right market for your business.

Preview 01:56

This is a worksheet that will help you select the appropriate target market.

Target Market Worksheet
1 page

This lecture explains how to build a portfolio.

How to Build Your Portfolio
08:49

This worksheet will help you create your portfolio.

Portfolio Worksheet
1 page

This lecture explains how to build a lifestyle around your business.

Building a Lifestyle
03:12
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Gathering Your Marketing Materials
2 Lectures 15:51

This lecture explains how to build a website. It will explain how to buy a domain name and hosting as well as explain what you should include on your website.

Building a Website
10:39

This lecture explains how to create printed marketing materials such as business cards, postcards, and flyers.

Getting Printed Materials
05:12
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How to Find Clients
6 Lectures 38:55

This lecture explains how to use online forums to find clients and work opportunities.

Online Forums
08:35

This lecture explains how to network effectively.

Networking
05:10

This lecture explains how to use social media to market your business.

Social Media
05:54

This lecture explains how to use online job boards to find projects and clients.

Online Job Boards
09:28

This is a basic overview of how to advertise your business.

Advertising
07:15

This lecture explains how word of mouth marketing works.

Word of Mouth
02:33
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Establishing the Right Fit
6 Lectures 42:59

This lecture explains how to conduct an initial consultation.

Initial Consultation
05:00

This is a lecture about red flags from potential clients.

Red Flags
15:24

This lecture explains how to create a client proposal.

How to Create a Proposal
07:02

This lecture explains how to manage client expectations.

Managing Client Expectations
03:15

This lecture explains how to send and manage documents online.

Dealing With Paperwork
06:24

This lecture explains how to bill clients and send invoices.

Getting Paid
05:54
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Working With Clients
5 Lectures 25:42

This lecture explains how to do online project management.

Online Project Management
03:51

This lecture explains how to manage your time effectively online.

Time Management
07:10

This is a text document with additional time management tips.

Time Management Tips
00:47

This lecture explains how to manage your money online.

Money Management
08:14

This lecture explains how to deliver the final project to your client.

Delivering the Finished Project
05:40
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Farewell
1 Lecture 00:24

This is the final lecture of the course. Farewell!

Final Thoughts
00:24
About the Instructor
Ashley Bennett
3.6 Average rating
10 Reviews
783 Students
3 Courses
Digital Marketing Strategist

 I am a digital marketing strategist with a background in both business and creative fields such as copywriting and photography. I have a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and several years of experience working for Internet marketing firms. As an author and marketing strategist, I am focused on creating digital content for websites, blogs, and social media accounts.

I am author of The 7 Laws of Social Media Marketing. I have written for a number of publications including ProBlogger, Instant Shift, Freelance Switch, the Social Media Sun, the Business Finance Store, and Afropunk. 

Please visit my website at www.Ashley-Bennett.com