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Start Your Own Freelance Writing Business: The Complete Guide to Starting and Scaling from Scratch (Startup) 2nd Edition
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From the Back Cover
Breaking into freelance writing has gotten much easier for word-savvy entrepreneurs like you. But even in the golden age of content creation, you still need to know what it takes to launch and consistently pitch your services so you can grow and scale your freelance writing side hustle into a full-fledged career you really love.
Start Your Own Freelance Writing Business is an easy-to-understand, introductory, and nontechnical approach to the world of freelance writing. This book teaches you how to leverage the fast-changing pace of technology to grow a business that gives you the freedom and flexibility you want. You’ll learn how to:
- Assess your freelancing skillset
- Determine the best way to position your business to clients
- Research the most profitable freelance writing opportunities
- Create a series of pitches that convert to profitable client relationships
- Use freelance job sites to build a strong client base
- Master the art of time management so you don’t miss a single deadline
- Market your business in multiple channels to grow and scale your business
You’ll also get an inside look at a freelance writing business and related tips and strategies from a multi-six figure online freelance writer. So what are you waiting for? The time is “write” to start today!About the Author
Laura Pennington Briggs is a former middle school teacher turned freelance writer, project manager, and online course creator. She’s helped more than 8,000 students launch or optimize their freelance business since 2012.
For more than 30 years, Entrepreneur Media, Inc. has set the course for success for millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners. We’ll teach you the secrets of the winners and give you exactly what you need to lay the groundwork for success.
About the Author
With no formal training, Laura Pennington Briggs began her online freelance career in 2012. In just 18 months, and after working with clients all around the world, including Microsoft and Truecar, she scaled her business to six figures. Laura has used the strategies shared in Start Your Own Freelance Writing Business to grow her own business each year and has advised thousands of her online students how to launch and grow successful and flexible freelance careers. She is also a recognized expert in the online freelance world as a writer for Business Insider, The Huffington Post, and as a popular podcast guest and virtual summit speaker on freelancing topics. She’s the host of the Better Biz Academy podcast and the Freelance Freedom YouTube channel for aspiring freelancers.
- Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
- Paperback : 192 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1599186454
- ISBN-13 : 978-1599186450
- Dimensions : 7 x 0.5 x 9 inches
- Publisher : Entrepreneur Press; 2nd edition (July 16, 2019)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #233,990 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
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In this book, Laura adds in plenty of useful tips and doesn't give you fluff and unicorns. She writes as if she's sitting with you as a friend and helping you through the entire process sharing all she has learned as a successful Freelance writer. It really does go through everything to help you set up a successful freelance business. I recommend anyone thinking about being a Freelance writer to make the investment and buy this book. It will be the best money you will ever spend on yourself and for your future freelance freedom. Thank you, Laura, for writing this book!
Each chapter provides you with easy to follow steps, tips, and resources to get you started. At the end of the book, you truly do feel motivated and excited to launch your career in freelance writing! I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking at ways to make extra money, kick start their own writing business, or educate themselves on freelance work.
If you’re feeling unsure of how to start freelance writing, this book is your guide to getting motivated and taking action. You can be a great writer and be a freelancer. But to have a profitable freelance biz, you need to know how to think like a CEO, too. This guidebook will give newbie writers the confidence to move forward with action steps to start making a living writing.
From business basics to daily life as a freelancer, you learn about what it takes to succeed in the digital freelance writing world when you buy this book!
Most of these tips are ones that would never have occurred to me on my own. Hence, it is a very useful book, well worth the investment if you’re interested in this line of work.
Top reviews from other countries
If you are thinking of exploring this career I thoroughly recommend the book. It doesn't pretend to be a magic bullet instead it offers great advice and experiences so you can get going realistically and not waste time and money.