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Kickstart Your Freelance Editor & Proofreader Career on Upwork

Duncan Koerber, University Professor

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22 Lessons (1h 31m)
    • 1. Welcome from the Instructor

      2:15
    • 2. Course Overview

      1:28
    • 3. Introduction to Freelancing on Upwork

      6:03
    • 4. The Challenge of Beginning

      3:16
    • 5. My Earnings Report

      5:27
    • 6. Freelancer and Agency Account Types

      2:54
    • 7. Getting Paid

      2:36
    • 8. How to Avoid Long Payment Delays

      3:41
    • 9. The Key Elements of the Freelancer Profile Page

      4:54
    • 10. How to Find Work

      6:19
    • 11. Writing Effective Bid Proposals and Cover Letters

      10:42
    • 12. Bidding Principles to Win

      4:36
    • 13. How Much Should I Bid?

      5:52
    • 14. The Power of Good Ratings

      2:17
    • 15. Develop a Stable of Repeat Clients

      4:31
    • 16. Start Strong with These Approaches and Philosophies

      2:34
    • 17. More Approaches and Philosophies

      4:09
    • 18. An Editing Philosophy that Keeps Clients Happy

      2:14
    • 19. Use these 6 Practical Tips to Ensure Success

      4:37
    • 20. Should you use Grammarly?

      5:32
    • 21. What to Do if the Client Wants Substantive Editing

      2:14
    • 22. The Online Editor/Proofreader Lifestyle

      3:02

Project Description

The class project is twofold:

1) Write a sample cover letter for a typical job. Image the client is looking for someone to do both editing and proofreading of a romance novel. Convince the client that you are the best freelancer.

2) Write a short paragraph for your Upwork profile page. Describe your editing experience and interests. 

Post your project document in the Class Project section.  

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