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An Overview of Freelance Writing Quiz
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Which of the following is not a common perk associated with freelance writing?
Long blocks of free time
Creative and challenging work
An excuse to learn about subjects and industries that interest you
The opportunity to inform and influence others through your work
For the purposes of this course, freelance writers include:
Those employed part or full-time
Those working independently
Those who have part-time jobs supplemented by freelance work on the side
Which of the following actions is likely to yield the fewest benefits?
Sending clients to fellow colleagues when you feel your plate is too full
Sending clients to different professionals who could do a particular job better
None of these actions are likely to yield benefits
Working on joint ventures with those whose skills mirror your own
Working on joint ventures with those who provide complementary skills
What types of agreements do clients and employers use to stipulate that writers relinquish ownership of intellectual property created for a particular project?
Work made for hire
For the purposes of this course, freelance writing includes all of the following types of writing, except:
Business plan writing
White paper creation
Which of the following statements about freelance writing is accurate?
All you need to be able to do is write
You will have freedom from demanding bosses
You will have the opportunity to work from multiple locations
You will have a healthy work-life balance
All of these statements are accurate
Which of the following is not a present trend related to freelance writing?
Social media savvy will make or break writers’ careers
The field is experiencing slow growth and high competition
Cross-disciplinary work is becoming increasingly common
There is growing demand for web content
There is growing demand for those familiar with SEO
Which of the following types of writing is not expected to see a notable rise in demand?
Podcast script writing
All of these types of writing are experiencing significant and growing demand
Content that is optimized for search engines
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that writing and authorship careers will see _____ growth this decade.
Little or no
Which of the following assets will help you the most as a freelance writer?
An online portfolio and attributed work distributed across the net
A printed portfolio you can send by mail to clients
An online portfolio featuring clips of your work
Writing clips in PDF or word document format that can be sent via email
An Overview of Freelance Writing
Vetting Standards for Freelance Writers
Courses and Lessons
Reporting and Amending Credential Violations
Peer Review-Based Vetting
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