Have you ever experienced having tons of story ideas, but were unsure of how to execute the next few steps to get them published? I know what it's like to experience that excitement of having a great idea, but stall in knowing what the next steps to getting your freelance article published could be. That's why I've taken my 14 years of experience working in print and online media as both an editor and a freelance writer to create this simple Freelance Writing Online Course.
This self-directed freelance writing e-course will give you the tools you need to get started freelance writing, even if you've never been published before! The best Freelance Writing Online Course walks you step-by-step through the process on how to pitch story ideas, secure assignments with magazines, websites, and brands you want to work with, and, of course get the pay you deserve for your writing assignments.
Who This Course Is For:
>Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced Freelancers
Whether you have never been published, are a blogger who wants to learn new writing skills, or, if you're a freelance writer who wants to learn how to grow your business and make more money. This course has tips, skills, and exercises that will help you get more assignments.
>People Who Want to Make Money On Their Own Time
Follow the lessons, do the suggested exercises, take time to do your research before sending out ideas to editors and brands, and I feel confident that you'll be getting paid freelance writing assignments in no time. You'll learn how to freelance when you're not working your full-time job and manage your time so you can build your business. I'll also tell you how to follow up with editors so you get more work!
>People Who Always Wanted to Call Themselves Writers
It doesn't matter what you do for full-time work, what your major in college was, if you're unemployed, if you have a GED, if you're a college student or recent grad, if you're a stay at home mom or dad, recently unemployed, or you're looking to make a career change, I'll help you become a freelance writer. If you have a desire to make money writing and get published, follow my lessons and I'll show you exactly how to do it.
Who This Course Is NOT For
Lazy, unmotivated people who never finish anything.
In this complete freelance writing online course, I'll teach you:
>Where to find story ideas
>How to streamline your interests into ideas you can sell to editors
>How to get published if you don't have any clips (published articles)
>How to write a pitch that an editor wants to open, read, and assign out to you
>How to get repeat assignments so you make a steady income
>Strategies to work with brands (content marketing tips for writers and journalists)
>Where to find freelance writing jobs
>Each student will also receive BONUS materials and resources!
This course also entitles each student to receive individual help from the instructor with a story pitch before they sent it off to an editor. The instructor will offer critiques to improve your chances of that pitch becoming an editorial assignment! This sets Diana's freelance writing course "Get Paid to Write" apart from other courses, including her "basics" course.
What are you waiting for? Enroll today!
You have nothing to lose--and quite possibly a whole new (freelance) life--and money--to gain.
This Freelance Writing Online Course is different because the instructor, Diana Kelly, has worked on staff in New York City as an assigning editor for magazines and websites since 2004, while also was a freelance writer for over a decade. She knows what it takes to become a successful freelance writer making over six figures and she launched this freelance writing online course for beginners, intermediate level writers, content marketing writers, and editors to teach the masses how to get started and make real money freelance writing.
What Students Say about "Get Paid to Write"
“I don’t have a single clip but I’ve always had natural writing talent under my belt. I’ve already invested quite a bit into courses to help me get my freelance career off on the right foot and have pretty much met my budget…but I’m so glad to hear that you offer help with a pitch and also anything else that comes up! Your experience as an editor I think really sets your freelance writing course apart from the rest (and admittedly is a big draw for me). I feel like there are loads of people out there with courses, but the ones who really have it dialed in are few and far between.” – Angelina D.
“I just love Diana’s course! I worked with her when she was an editor at Muscle & Fitness, and I’m learning new things and know it will be so helpful! My goal is to go full time with freelancing and reading her course chapters is definitely motivating me. I have people come to me from time to me asking how I got started--your course would be a perfect place for me to send them!” – SJ McShane
“Diana’s course is beneficial to students of all ages, specifically college students with a curiosity for freelance. This course helped me learn about my writing style and answered many of the questions I had about entering the editorial world. It helped me further develop the necessary pitching and freelance skills I needed to pursue my career as I approach graduation.” – Holly Noon
“Diana’s class is a must for anyone that wants to learn the ins and outs of freelancing. As a recent graduate with a few staff experiences, the idea of freelancing was honestly terrifying. Diana’s class gives step by step lessons and advice that ultimately gave me the confidence to pitch more and try a wider selection of publications and blogs. If you have any doubts about freelancing and need some guidance, this course is an amazing resource!” – Carlett Spike
“I recently graduated and I’m currently at my second internship. I’m tossing around the idea of doing freelance writing and social media marketing. I really enjoyed your course and I think it’s going to be a great resource for me.” – Julie Riedel
“I’m an ex-journalist and PR expert and am considering returning to self-employed work after many years as a mature student. I love your website and the look of your freelance writing course but was concerned about how relevant it is for UK-based participants. [After enrolling in ‘Get Paid to Write’] I have found the course really helpful and inspirational, delighted I took your advice–and the plunge towards becoming a freelance writer!” – Jane Browning
Diana Kelly is an accomplished journalist, editor, digital strategist and freelance coach with over 14 years of experience working for major publications and websites.
Her clients include Real Simple, Reader’s Digest, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, ESPN, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Latina, Bloomberg Businessweek, NASDAQ, FDNY, Nike, Headspace, Kellogg's, Beachbody, amongst others.
Diana has been sharing her expertise with freelance writers as an assigning editor on staff for magazines and websites, sitting on a panel for "How to Pitch Editors" for the American Society of Journalists & Authors, and mentoring friends and college graduates on how to be successful with freelance writing for over 10 years.
Her goal for this course is to teach the masses how to make money freelancing, get published, and enjoy the experience while achieving their goals. In the course lessons, she'll teach you how to write a pitch that sells, get repeat clients, and demand higher-paying freelance jobs.
By using her experience working in New York City publishing for 13 years, Diana's course includes insider knowledge you won't get from other freelance writing courses.
Besides writing and teaching, Diana’s favorite things include: coffee, naps, travel, beaches, red wine, reading, running, Swedish fish, dancing, sports, telling inspiring stories, and making people laugh.
Email Diana with questions about the course and your sample email pitch before you send it to an editor.
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