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Udemy

The Complete Freelance Writing Course

via Udemy

Overview

Create a multimedia writing portfolio for freelance profit and profile

What you'll learn:
  • identify opportunities for paid writing work in all sorts of unexpected places
  • pitch effectively to these outlets
  • determine your strengths and market opportunities on different platforms
  • coach yourself in any form of writing
  • write for podcasts
  • write for for video
  • write blog posts, web copy, white papers, ebooks and for B2B outlets
  • write speeches and presentations
  • write to influence
  • write apps
  • apply principles of clarity, fluency and flow to your writing
  • market your writing practice using creativity rather than online shouting
  • critique the work of successful writers you admire, analyze their technique and use it yourself
  • negotiate fair fees for your work
  • employ formats to help you work faster and smarter
  • use technology to help you work faster and smarter
  • review your skills level and plan further personal development
  • compete effectively in writing marketplaces using your portfolio

This freelance writing course covers everything you need to know to set yourself up as a professional freelance writer. You'll investigate good writing, versatile writing and profitable writing and create a multimedia writing portfolio to show clients. You'll get 1-2-1 feedback on your writing, with monthly updates to help keep your scribbling on track.

Master multimedia writing skills to stand out as a freelance professional writer

You'll learn to:

  • Research wide and hidden writing opportunities

  • Judge realistically how profitable writing is likely to be for you

  • Analyse role models, to improve writing technique

  • Demonstrate and develop writing skills in a variety of media

  • Create a portfolio to showcase your work, which reaches the right targets

  • Relationship build and network to position yourself for collaborative opportunities

  • Produce work quickly, build on feedback and grow a sustainable practice

Packed with practical exercises which you are welcome to submit for feedback, you'll get formats, filters and technology tips to help you write prolifically and fast.

Whether you:

  • Love writing and would like to turn it into a career

  • Are unsure what sort of writing to pursue

  • Freelance in another discipline and want to write as a bolt-on

this course will help.

Created by a writer of 30 years experience and with a background in psychology, this most comprehensive course will help you succeed as a freelance writer in today's digital global marketplace, and make the most of its tremendous new opportunities.

Taught by

Philippa Davies

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