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A Beginner’s Course in Freelance Writing in Kenya

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About Course

Welcome to “A Beginner’s Course in Freelance Writing in Kenya”!

This course is designed to help aspiring writers in Kenya learn the fundamental skills and strategies necessary to start a successful career as a freelance writer.

Whether you’re a student looking to make some extra income, a stay-at-home parent wanting to work from home, or simply someone with a passion for writing, this course will provide you with practical guidance and tips to help you break into the freelance writing industry.

Throughout this course, you will learn how to write high-quality content, find and pitch clients, set rates, manage projects, and establish a professional online presence.

You will also receive feedback and support from experienced freelance writers and have the opportunity to network with other writers in Kenya.

By the end of this course, you will have the skills and confidence to begin your freelance writing journey and turn your passion for writing into a rewarding and lucrative career.

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What Will You Learn?

  • Understand what freelance writing is and its pros and cons
  • Know the different types of freelance writing and how to find opportunities
  • Build a portfolio with effective writing samples
  • Develop writing techniques to create engaging content and avoid common mistakes
  • Learn to pitch to potential clients, determine pricing and create contracts
  • Master time management and productivity strategies to balance multiple projects
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients for long-term success
  • Scale their freelance writing business and attract more clients
  • Handle difficult situations such as writer's block, burnout, and conflicts with clients
  • Understand the importance of ongoing learning and growth in the industry

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Freelance Writing.
In this lesson, we will be exploring the basics of freelance writing, including what it is, why it's a great career choice, and what you can expect as a freelance writer. We will also discuss the different types of writing projects that you can pursue as a freelancer, as well as the tools and resources you'll need to get started.Throughout this lesson, you will gain a deeper understanding of the freelance writing industry and the opportunities it offers. You will also learn about the various niches and specialties within freelance writing, and how to identify which ones might be the best fit for your skills and interests. By the end of this lesson, you will have a solid foundation in freelance writing and be equipped with the knowledge and insights you need to embark on your freelance writing journey.

  • What is Freelance Writing?
  • Pros and Cons of Freelance Writing
  • Different Types of Freelance Writing
  • Writing Niches
  • How to Find Freelance Writing Opportunities
  • EXTRA DON’T SKIP! Lesson 7: How to Create Writing Samples with Zero Experience
  • Module Tasks

Module 2: Building a Portfolio.
Throughout this module, we will guide you through the process of creating a strong and effective writing portfolio. We will cover the key elements that every successful portfolio should have, including how to choose your best work, how to organize your portfolio, and how to tailor it to different types of clients.

Module 3: Writing Techniques
Tips and tricks on how to craft effective prose. Learn how to write more effectively, make your words come alive, create compelling stories and captivate your readers.

Module 4: Pitching to Clients
This comprehensive guide will give you all the tips and tricks you need to create an effective pitch that will leave potential clients eager to do business with you.

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1 year ago
The course was soo much interesting .I have learnt a lot and very willing to work as a freelancer.