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This course teaches eBook publishers how to find and hire quality freelance writers.
With numerous freelance writers advertising on the Web, how do you know which one to hire? Are they all as good as they claim? Not likely. This course provides training and direction for finding and evaluating the best freelance writers available. It also explains the benefits of hiring a freelance writer instead of writing your own eBooks. With growing competition in the eBook industry, you don't want to waste your efforts trying to design a publishable product that can be far better handled by a skilled freelance writer. Hiring a professional writer for your eBooks is one of the best budget and marketing decisions you will ever make.
Learn how to use Freelancer websites to find qualified freelance writers
Learn how to develop appropriate and relevant search terms to get optimum results. Browse well-designed websites to find experienced freelance writers for your eBooks and know which ones seems to be the best fit for your purpose.
Learn how to create compelling job announcements that will attract quality freelance writers
Discover the power of language in crafting job ads that will have freelancers competing for your projects. You'll be surprised to know what professional writers who are looking for projects to work on value most.
Learn how to evaluate freelancer proposals and select a freelancer
Explore ways of developing a meaningful call for proposals and establish useful criteria for evaluating the proposals received.
Learn how to negotiate fees with freelance writers
Become informed about how to get the best value for your freelance writing investment.
Learn how to work effectively with freelancers
Study the best practice techniques for working productively with freelancers to achieve your objectives while meeting deadlines and staying within the budget.
Learn what you should do to proofread and edit submitted manuscripts
Find out how to edit and polish a submitted manuscript to make it publisher-ready. Also learn what you should do when the submitted manuscript is not up to your standard.
Learn about the benefits of outsourcing eBook writing
There are numerous reasons to outsource your eBooks. First, you'll save valuable time that can be spent on managing operations and developing a vision for your business. Second, you can save money by having an expert write eBooks that you are not quite comfortable doing on your own. Third, your published eBooks will attract more appreciation and viewer responses than if you had written them yourself, because they will be professionally written by skilled freelancers who do this for a living.
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|Section 1: Introduction to the Course|
This lecture provides an overview of this course and explains how this course will benefit you.
In this lecture, I will show you one of the best marketplaces to find freelance writers.
In this lecture, I discuss the recent merger of Elance and Upwork and how you can use Upwork to find and hire freelance writers.
|Section 2: The Proposal Process|
In this lecture, I will share my best practices for writing high quality job announcements.
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This is a job announcement that I used on Elance that was very successful in attracting high quality freelance writers.
This lecture provides guidance on how to evaluate the proposals received.
This lecture provides tips and strategies for negotiating with freelance writers.
|Section 3: Working with Freelance Writers|
This lecture provides tips for dealing with unrealistic expectations that freelancers may have.
|Section 4: What to do When You Receive the Final Manuscript|
In this lecture, I discuss the importance of checking the submitted content for originality.
This lecture will provide guidance on what you can do if the eBook submitted by the freelancer is not up to your standards.
|Section 5: Conclusion|
In this lecture, I will discuss some of the benefits of outsourcing your eBook writing.
Thank you for taking this course and I wish you much success in your eBook publishing business.
|Section 6: Bonus Materials|
This bonus lecture reveals three other websites where you can outsource your eBook writing.
My name is Jaye Seay and I am a passionate educator, eBook publisher and business professional. Business is my passion and I have a desire to share my knowledge with others.
I have created many different types of passive income products such as niche websites and eBooks. I especially enjoy creating eBooks and I am committed to becoming an entrepreneurial success with passive income products. In my courses, I will share the knowledge I have gained through experience creating passive income products such as eBooks.
It is my goal that many current and aspiring entrepreneurs will benefit greatly from my courses in their pursuit of financial freedom. Join me on the pathway to business and financial success!