Freelance blogging is a great way to make money writing online because there is immense demand for awesome blog posts, always! But that doesn’t make it easy! The problem is… finding high-paying freelance writing jobs will take time and loads of efforts, especially if you’re a newbie.
In fact, if you visit any of those freelance marketplaces or job sites, you can see that it’s crowded with hundreds of thousands of writers/bloggers. And if you don’t have an author profile or pricing that is not attractive enough then your would be clients can easily find a dozen of other writers.
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WriterHelpWanted Training Modules
Module 1 – The Writing Market: Profitable Ideas in a Competitive Marketplace
Start here to discover a variety of writing markets and different ways to earn from them. Whether you’re new to your writing business or have been around for a while, this module has plenty of ideas for everyone.
This module includes include an overview of 34 wide open writing markets and ways to make money with each idea. We’ll show you how you make money by being a service provider in that market and how to transform that service business into more passive income opportunities. We don’t want you to work harder than you need to. We’d rather see you do some work today and get paid for it over and over again.
Each writing market includes:
An overview of the market and how you can make money with it
Success tips to get an edge in the market
Average earnings you can expect in each market
Once you’ve completed this module, you’ll be able to continue with the other modules with plenty of great ideas to tap into your unlimited earning potential.
Module 2 – Get Paid Now: Find Writing Jobs Online
If you’re new to writing for pay and need to start earning cash right away, this is the module for you. We’ll show you how to find plenty of jobs and how to qualify for them.
Even though there are a lot of people looking for writing work, there’s plenty of work waiting for you. You just need to know where to look, how to find the best jobs for you and successful apply to get paid.
Your professional writing business strategy will ideally approach making money and getting clients in a few different ways. In module, you’ll learn about:
• Finding the best work on freelance job sites
• Exploring help wanted ads without being sucked into scams and bad leads
• Growing your contacts to keep the work flowing
• Creative ways to secure writing jobs more easily than you could ever imagine
No more fumbling around, trying to figure out how to get good jobs. We’ll show you exactly how.
Once you have that cash flow coming, it’s time to scale up and that’s Module 3 is all about…
Module 3 – From Jobs to a Business: Get Long Term Work
Establish yourself as a full-fledged writing service and have clients come to you, by finding your specialty and positioning yourself the go-to writer in your niche.
If you aspire to have a business where you can choose your clients and you only work on the projects that appeal to you, this is the module for you. There is something to be said for clients who come to you and are willing to pay well for your services, instead of getting stuck in the never-ending cycle of job applications.
This module covers:
Finding your specialty and setting yourself apart from the competition
Pricing your services effectively, so you can get the most income in the least amount of time possible
Getting your first clients and expanding your client base
Avoiding common mistakes of working with clients…and avoid those clients from hell
Scaling your business and building a team, so you don’t have to work so far.
But that’s not the end of your journey. There is even more you can do to multiply your income without having to work harder and that’s what you’ll find in Module 4.
Module 4: Creating Passive Income
There’s no need to get paid only when you write for clients. We have plenty of ideas and strategies for you to earn from your writing over and over again. Plus we’ll show you how to inexpensively outsource the writing work to others to earn more while working less.
Find your ideal niche that you’ll love writing in AND that has unlimited income potential
5 proven ways to turn your writing into ongoing profits
Setting up your systems to run as efficiently as possible
If you’re tired of the daily grind and hustle, it’s time to use your time more wisely and stop getting paid only when you write. Wouldn’t it be great if you could write something today and get paid for it repeatedly? That’s what this module shows you.
Module 5 – Improve Your Skills: Writing Persuasively and Building Authority
This is another important module for everyone, this one will show you how to develop your persuasive writing skills and establish your authority in your niche. It doesn’t matter if you’re working with clients or have ventured into more passive income projects, success is much easier when you learn the skills outlined here.
We’re going to show you how to develop your persuasive writing skills and build your authority as an expert in your niche. Here’s what you can expect:
Growing your confidence, so you’ll be perceived as the best writer in your niche
Connecting to your audience through writing style and voice, so they can’t wait to hear from you again
Learning the art of perusasive writing, so your potential clients and customers will gladly hire and buy from you without hesitation
This is the stuff most writer have no clue about, but you’ll on the fast track to success when you’ve armed yourself with this knowledge.
Module 5: Improve Your Skills
As you can see, it doesn’t matter where are you are now, you have the information you need to start earning from your writing and learn the skills you need to grow your income opportunities to where you want them to be.
CRITICAL MISTAKE #3: Failing to learn from and model successful writers who’ve already accomplished your goals.
Success is often all around us, but most people attempt to figure out everything on their own instead of learning from mentors who’ve already accomplished what they want to do. Or sometimes, even worse, we try to learn from people we perceive as successful, but aren’t where we want to be.
Remember when we told you that most writers make the mistake of focusing on writing over marketing? Well, if you’re learning from those writers, you’re simply perpetuating a vicious cycle that you need to get yourself out of. It’s important to learn from writers who not only have writing talent, but ones know how to market themselves to be profitable.
If you want to take a quicker route to success, don’t do things the hard way. Learn from other mistakes and breakthroughs of truly successful writers and apply that information on your journey.
As part of the Writer HelpWanted training program, we’ve twisted the arm of 8 of our most successful members and colleagues to reveal to you their success secrets. Cut your learning curve dramatically and get the best tips from these 8 professional writers.