This lesson is the first of four modules. My goal is to show you a roadmap of what freelance writing is, what clients are looking for, and what other skills you need to understand to succeed.
In this module, you will learn the following:
1. What is freelance writing?
Understand the two methods by which freelancers work and earn money.
2. Pros and Cons of Freelance Writing
Weigh the consequences of becoming a full-time freelance writer. Decide whether or not the conditions are ripe for you to start a freelancing career.
3. What are niches?
Understand what niches are and decide which ones to focus on. Learn the two types of niches and how you could find a balance to ensure you have a client base and yet not compromising the quality of your work.
4. Search Engine Optimization
Learn the meaning of SEO, what it is used for, and how it affects the websites of clients. Find out how you can implement specific SEO best practices to help your client achieve their goals.
5. A Primer to Copywriting
Learn the meaning of copywriting, its purpose, and see a few examples. Copywriting is the main writing style that we use as freelance writers.
At the end of this module, you should have a clear perspective and direction on what freelance writing is about, and what challenges are ahead of you.