How To Land Freelance Writing Clients With Linkedin
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How To Land Freelance Writing Clients With Linkedin

Learn how to use the Linkedin platform to develop freelance writing opportunities.
3.7 (3 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.
370 students enrolled
Created by Matt Schmidt
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 mins on-demand audio
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Develop a professional network for business opportunities
  • Learn how to establish a complete profile on Linkedin as a professional writer.
  • Learn how to use features of Linkedin to stand out to potential clients and employers.
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Requirements
  • Desire to learn more about Linkedin
  • Have a commitment of success as freelance writer.
  • Be ready to use your expertise and knowledge to help others.
Description

Freelance writing has exploded as an industry. There are now thousands of articles and blog posts written online each day. This is in addition to the traditional print magazines and journals.

There is now so much knowledge and information that it becomes difficult to consume. Yet the desire for information still fuels this movement to produce content for people to digest.

As there has been more content produced, there are now more individuals to produce it. Many aspects of producing content has become competitive. Freelance writing is no exception.

One site that may have been overlooked for opportunities is Linkedin. The largest professional networking site on the web is often thought of as the site where job seekers and recruiters hang out. It is also where people connect for business networking and opportunities.

Both are right which is why if you are a freelance writer you need to be on Linkedin. You are looking for gigs you can apply for. You are also in a sense a business owner trying to expand your horizons.

This course can show you how to use Linkedin for more prospects.

The first section looks at the importance of networking as establishing yourself as a freelancer or business owner.

The second section reviews how to develop a resume as a freelance writer. Why a resume you may ask. Linkedin is a site for professionals and the resume is recognized as a tool for marketing yourself and your skills to others. Many may request to see yours. Here you will learn how to develop one.

The third section details aspects of the site and how to use its features for your writing career. Topics include developing your profile and making connections.

If you are trying to find ways to expand your writing career, Linkedin could be your answer. This course will show you how.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginning freelance writers new seeking writing opportunities
  • Established writers that would like to develop a network on the Linkedin platform
  • Any freelancer that wishes to know more about how Linkedin can help them.
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
01:21:02
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:03
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The Writer's Resume
8 Lectures 24:32

Resume For The Business Owner
02:45

Resume Format
03:16

Action Words
03:33

Transferable Skills
02:41

Freelancer Gaps
02:39

Adding Publications
03:15

Resume Sample
03:05
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Linkedin For Writers
6 Lectures 16:26
What Is Linekdin?
02:18

Your Brand On Linkedin
02:39

Five Tips
02:23

Summary
03:27

Linkedin Connections
02:55

Addditional Information
02:44
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Optimize Your Presence
7 Lectures 13:26
A Writer's Headline
03:33

Add Publications and Media
02:29

Linkedin Pulse: Your Secret Weapon
03:26

Joining Groups
03:15

Profile And Company Page Guide
8 pages

Conclusion
00:43

Bonus: Ten Writer Niches
11 pages
About the Instructor
Matt Schmidt
3.8 Average rating
190 Reviews
12,035 Students
25 Courses
Career Coach | Online Educator

Matt is a Certified Career Coach and Resume Writer with a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management. For over sixteen years he worked in employment and training programs helping hundreds of individuals reach their career goals. 

Matt offers courses in business and career development. His courses focus on areas like Linkedin, freelancing, job search, and career change. If you have any questions or would like to send a message, feel free contact him through the Udemy messaging system.