The 2020 Side Hustle Bundle

8 Courses & 58 Hours
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What's Included

Freelance Writing 101: Start Your Successful Writing Career
  • Certification included
  • Experience level required: Beginner
  • Access 29 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

29 Lessons (1h)

  • Your First Program
  • Introduction
  • Before You Begin
    The Mindset Of A Successful Freelance Writer4:03
    Freelance Writing Basics: Understanding The Business2:36
    How Much Money Can You Make As A Freelance Writer?3:22
  • Finding Your Niche
    The Importance Of Choosing A Niche2:52
    Choosing A Topic4:16
    Choosing A Content Format1:17
  • Building A Portfolio
    Breaking Out Of The Experience Loop1:23
    Why Every Freelance Writer Needs A Blog2:10
    Guest Posting The Right Way: Credibility & High-Profile Portfolio Pieces2:51
    The Formula For A Perfect Guest Post Pitch
    How To Reach An Audience And Build Massive Social Proof For Free2:33
    How To Gain Real Client Experience As A Beginner1:38
  • Getting Clients
    Where To Find Freelance Writing Clients3:30
    Freelance Writing Job Boards
    Crafting An Effective Pitch6:48
    TEMPLATE: The Perfect Freelance Writing Pitch
    Pitching Clients: It's A Numbers Game2:01
  • Improving Your Writing
    The Importance Of Effective Writing2:27
    How To Write Effective Headlines4:19
    Optimizing Your Tone & Vocabulary1:49
    Maintaining Focus In Your Writing1:07
    How To Write An Effective Call-To-Action3:09
    How Grammatical Errors Can Cripple Your Writing2:30
    How To Become A Better Writer6:56
  • Doing The Work
    How To Stay Productive As A Freelance Writer5:52
    Tools Of The Trade2:08
    How To Handle Client Feedback2:51
  • Wrapping Up
    Wrapping Up0:24

Freelance Writing 101: Start Your Successful Writing Career

Brad Merrill

Brad Merrill is the CEO of Merrill Media, a modern holding company focused on building independent, scalable businesses at the intersection of technology and media. He is regarded as an expert in his field, teaching business and technology courses to tens of thousands of students and providing marketing training to a number of prominent startups and Fortune 500 companies.

In 2010, Merrill founded VentureBreak, which became a leading source of news about innovation for forward-thinking entrepreneurs, investors, business execs, and interested consumers.


At this very point, you might be thinking about how convenient it is to become a freelance writer and work on your own terms, yet, you don't know where or how to start. That's where so many aspiring writers find themselves. But that cycle ends today. In this course, you'll learn exactly what it takes to build a successful freelance writing business. This course is a step-by-step roadmap that you can follow to start your business and get your first paid writing gig as soon as possible.

  • Access 29 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Develop the mindset of a successful freelance writer
  • Find a freelance writing niche that is both profitable & interesting
  • Craft an effective pitch that will help you stand out & get response


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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