An introduction to modern freelance writing addressing perks of the profession, common myths, and major trends.
This course addresses one of the internet’s most popular part time careers. We have made a very concerted effort to guide you toward sustainable, well-paying opportunities and away from scams, shady deals, and low-paying engagements.
Before taking this course or considering credentials, be sure that you have mastered the English language. At the expense of sounding harsh, we must say that those who make regular grammatical errors need not apply.
The standards against which individuals are vetted in order to earn Freelance Writer credentials on Gigaverse.
An overview of how portfolio platforms, major publications, and social networks can be leveraged by professional freelance writers.
Helpful tools for freelance writers, such as style guides, free word processing software, contract revision interfaces, and text-to-speech readers.
An introduction to publications and online databases for freelancer writers, as well as information on industry groups and leveraging personal connections.
Successful freelance writers actively improve their writing skills, exude professionalism, market themselves, and have tactful pricing and billing practices.
The most common mistakes freelancers make involve discounted services, misallocation of resources, suboptimal professional choices, and a lack of tenacity.
Tips for freelance writers on copyright defense, contract review, and avoidance of common legal pitfalls, such as defamation and negligent publication.
Insights and advice from freelance writers on how they find work, set rates, and gain a competitive edge in the ever-shifting world of freelance writing.
A discussion of things to do before quitting your job to become a freelance writer, income levels to expect, and administrative tasks to manage.