Start your own Freelancing empire at no cost.
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Start your own Freelancing empire at no cost.

A step by step guide to freelance your service without spending any money.
4.2 (7 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.
107 students enrolled
Created by Marketing Ripples
Last updated 5/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course, you will discover how to develop a highly rewarding freelancing service at no cost.
  • On completion of the course you should know to brand yourself and be an authority in your niche.
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Requirements
  • You simply need to have acess to a computer with internet connection
  • It is advised to have a notepad and pen, to take notes while listening to the lectures.
Description

This course is about Freelancing your service to others without spending any money.In this course you will discover how to start your own freelancing empire at absolutely no cost. You will be introduced to some excellent steps and tools to develop yourself as an exceptional and highly paid freelancer . There is no domain name, hosting or auto responder fees involved, unless you want to. You will be shown killer tips to leverage micro job sites for more profits. You will also learn how to leverage various marketing techniques for promoting your expertise and generating a good income. The tips inside the course can change the way you thought about freelancing your services forever.

You will learn:

•How to run a successful freelancing business?

•Various services you can offer people.

•How to use freelance and micro job sites.

•The best free methods to promote your services.

The course is divided into 6 sections, with 10 lessons which includes videos, power point presentations and additional resources in pdf. The course can be completed in 2 hours time. However, it is recommended to re-visit various parts of the training to be thorough with the concepts.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is ideal for consultants, freelance service providers or anyone with a skill or an expertise that are searched for by people.
  • This course can also be taken by someone who has never done freelancing but has expertise or knowledge that can be traded for money.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
01:56:23
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Introduction to freelancing
2 Lectures 35:25

In this lecture we cover what freelancing is, who is a freelancer, possibilities of a freelancer, what services can be offered as a freelancer and the popular website for freelancers looking out for jobs.

Preview 14:45

In this lecture we cover the most popular freelancing websites and job boards. You will learn how to fill out your profile and bid for jobs, how some sites let you post your service so that clients can search and find you. You will also learn the quickest way to find jobs to bid on.

Freelancing Websites
20:40
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Applying for jobs
2 Lectures 20:48

In this lecture we cover how to make a winning profile for you to succeed as a freelancer. You will learn the importance of a good headline, professional photo, a strong opening paragraph, samples of work done and also following the rules set by the freelance sites. You will also learn about some excellent free tools to promote your freelancing service.

Best Practices in freelancing
16:36

In this lecture we cover the best ways to apply for jobs on freelancing websites. As an example ODesk is used and you will learn why you need to complete your profile, importance of a catchy headline, how to search for jobs, why you need to include a cover letter when applying for jobs, how to charge for your work etc. You will also learn the importance of uploading samples of your work and why taking the readiness test and other industry related tests are important to be a winner.

How to Apply for jobs?
04:12
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Best platforms to search for freelance work
4 Lectures 33:03

In this lecture we introduce you to micro job sites. You will learn how they are an excellent way to kickstart your freelance career or income, what types of jobs are done on micro job sites etc. The most popular micro job sites are covered with examples of various jobs found there and what steps should be taken to be a successful freelancer on these sites. You will be introduced to Fiverr.com, Fourerr.com, gigbucks.com, imgigz.com, seoclerks.com, clickchores.com and mturk.com.

How to find freelance work on Micro Job Sites?
21:46

In this we cover some of the best marketing tips to promote your freelance service at absolutely no cost to you.The tools provided will help you brand yourself and promote yourself as an authority in your niche.

Marketing tips to promote your freelance service at no cost.
18 pages

In this lecture we will cover a step by step description on posting gigs on fiverr. You will learn the importance of a striking headline, picture, description where you should provide links to samples of work done, the right tags to be used for keyword research and above all the importance of including a video to get more clients as it converts 220% more.

How to post Fiverr gigs?
05:40

In this lecture we cover forums which are a great source to get freelance jobs. You will learn why forums.digitalpoint.com , wjunction.com and warriorforum.com should be taken into consideration and you will also learn that these are webmaster forums where webmasters are seeking services which are excellent platforms to find regular work.

How to find freelance work on Forums?
05:37
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Accepting Payments
1 Lecture 05:07

In this lecture we cover the various payment options available for a freelancer. As the course is based on freelancing your service without any expense, more emphasis is given to free payment tools. However, we have also mentioned few other options available in the market.

What are the various tools to accept payments?
05:07
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Recommended resources
1 Lecture 00:00

In this we cover the resources needed to put your freelance service into practice. Remember, the tools covered are absolutely free.

Recommended resources for freelancers
4 pages
About the Instructor
Marketing Ripples
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The courses here are compiled by experts, based on the latest trends. We are constantly researching to develop courses that are essential in the present commercial environment. Our aim is to help anyone interested in mastering a topic at an affordable cost. Students can ask any queries they have regarding marketing a business online.

Marketing Ripples is headed by Varghese Abraham, who is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the author of Marketing Ripples. With experience spanning more than 2 decades in marketing, ranging from food to publishing industries, Varghese has an advantage when advising clients and coming up with useful marketing products.He has a Bachelors degree in commerce, Masters in Business Administration (Marketing),and a Professional Diploma in Marketing from The Chartered Institute of Marketing, England