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Kickstarting Your Freelance Writing Career

Jillian Richardson, Freelance Writer

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8 Videos (14m)
    • Oh, hey there!

    • Class Project Overview

    • Brainstorming Ideas

    • Establishing Credibility

    • Using Social Media

    • Job Boards

    • Pitching Directly

    • Farewell, friend!


About This Class

The world of freelancing can be intimidating and confusing. It doesn’t matter if you’re an established writer or a newbie– starting your independent writing career is complicated. That is, unless you sign up for this course.

Whether your goal is to become a full-time freelancer, or simply want some extra money on the side, this course is for you. Why? It’s taught by me, a woman who covered rent and all of her expenses from freelancing.... within her first month on the job.

Do you have questions? I have answers. This class will cover a lot of the roadblocks that you’ll face when starting out: How do I think of ideas? Where can I find a writing community? What does a great pitch look like? 

You deserve to be your own boss. Get your typing fingers ready! If you get stuck, you can always email me at [email protected]

For more helpful tips, be sure to check out the resources page!

To learn more about me, you can put your eyeballs on my website here.

70 of 72 students recommendSee All

Great course, gave a lot of information and resources very helpful. Definitely recommended
Good information for a beginning freelancer! Thank you!
Good initial overview into what makes for a successful start to a career in freelancing.





Jillian Richardson

Freelance Writer

I'm a copywriter and comedian who has been creating branded content for over five years. My clients include Intel, Time Inc., MOO, Percolate, and Ellevest. I'm even a card-carrying member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

I make extraordinary content- and that means more leads, a larger following, and an increased authority in your field. No big deal.

Here's what I do:

Ghostwriting: Humble brag alert! I was given the "Top Ghostwriter" award from LinkedIn in...

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