Kickstart Your Freelance Writing Career: Beginner to Pro

  • Categories Writing
  • Duration 01h 16m 36s

About Course

This action-packed course will help you kickstart your freelance writing business on the fly. Our strategy will help you get published in top-tier publications, score high paying clients and build a stable stream of income from freelance writing.


If you want to learn how to charge more for your freelance writing services, this is the right course for you. You will learn how to take full charge of your freelance writing and transform it into a thriving business.

You will learn how to build a minimum viable portfolio and the right way to get high quality clients. We will also show you how to keep providing value for sustainable working relationships with clients.

This course is right for you if:

  • You want to start a new freelance career but unsure where/how to start
  • You are sick and tired of earning peanuts from content mills
  • You are not getting regular clients from freelancing sites despite pitching everyday
  • You want more money, time and a free schedule to spend both
  • You want to learn a new skill that will give you a side income even when you are still working your day job

This course will help you master the skills to scale the ladder quickly and get high paying clients so you can get over toxic clients/platforms. You will learn how to develop and deliver immense value to your clients they will be unwilling to let you go because of it.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Figure out what you will be writing about and build a foundation as a reputable freelance writer
  • Spot hidden freelance writing opportunities
  • Spot role models and emulate them to improve your craft and value
  • Know how to negotiate for better pay and earn recurrent income from your writing while providing immense value to your clients
  • Build working relationships and expand your network (network = net worth). You will learn how to find the right people to pitch, when and how to pitch them.
  • Create portfolio that will position you as the expert of your subject and learn how to market your services on the social media.
  • Use tools to automate repetitive tasks and improve workflow efficiency
  • Learn how to build long-term relationships that will help you transform your career into a sustainable business
  • Write expert quality articles that will grab readers’ attention, generate buzz and make you an indispensable asset to your client.

You will be able to package yourself, get your first client and start making money online even if you have never worked a day online before.

Resources and free templates included:

  • Rate calculator
  • Cold pitching activities log sheet
  • Client cold email pitching template
  • Link to a tool for creating all sorts of contracts and legal documents
  • A list of opportunities to get clients

What Will I Learn?

  • Developing the mindset of a freelance writer
  • Thinking through the brand you want to sell
  • Creating and promoting your professional writer's website (creatively)
  • Developing your prospecting tools
  • Identifying prospective clients and creating your outreach calendar
  • Pitching your work/service to clients
  • Developing your MVP and building social capital
  • Writing search engine optimized articles
  • Developing and incorporating more skills into your writing portfolio
  • Developing templates and leveraging technology to speed up your work
  • Negotiating for fair pay
  • Continuous personal development through trainings

Topics for this course

13 Lessons01h 16m 36s

First Things First?

The foundational information you need to understand before we get going.
Introduction: Unlearning to Learn4:42
Deciding What To Write About7:26
Creating Your Freelance Writer’s Website10:05
Creating Your Professional Email Address3:22
End of topic quiz

Building Social Capital?

People want to do business with people they can trust. Here, you'll learn how to build social capital so clients can trust you enough to hire you.

Consolidating Writing Style & Tone?

Learning how to write articles and blog posts that rank on the search engines and people love to read.

Finding Clients?

Here, you will learn how to find the right clients and pitch them your services.

About the instructor

Chirpsuite helps you build a profitable internet business through skill development and community support.
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1 Courses

8 students


Material Includes

  • Video lessons
  • Rate calculator
  • Activity log sheets
  • Lesson write-ups
  • Links to resources

Enrolment validity: 60 days


  • Strong work ethics and determination
  • English language fluency and ability to write complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors
  • Access to a working laptop/desktop computer and stable internet
  • Willingness to learn and make corrections when needed

Target Audience

  • Freelance writers

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