Secrets of Profitable Freelance Writing
Proven Strategies for Finding High Paying Writing Jobs Online
In this course are my fastest methods for finding work, obtaining great assignments and producing content. Here are the topics:
Getting Started with a Mind Map
How to Find Paying Magazines with the Gales directories
How to Find Paying Magazines with the Search Engines
How to Find Paying Magazines with Writing Sites
How to Find Paying Magazines and Editors with LinkedIn
The Amazon Research Strategy
How to Create Content from Interviews
How to Write a Query Letter
The Value of the Editor
The Simplified Query Letter
How Magazines Pay for Your Work
What´s Your USP (Unique Selling Proposition)
How to Determine Your Rates
Why You Need an Online Portfolio/Screen Captures and Web Formats
How to Write Technical Articles (and Books) That Sell
How to Increase Your Profits with List Building and Joint Ventures
Common Writing Problems (and How to Overcome Them)
My name is Nathan Segal and I have been working as a Freelance Writer for 16 years. In that time, I have written 527 articles and published seven books.
My articles been published in many popular magazines, including: CE Tips (Consumer Electronics), Computer Graphics World, Database Journal, Mac Design, Photoshop User, Rangefinder, Smart Computing, The Computer Paper, Streaming Media World and Windows Expert.
I worked as an Associate Editor at WebReference.com for five years. I also wrote several feature columns on 3D and video tutorials.
I was the sole columnist at StreamingMediaWorld.com and wrote 111 articles over a 16-month period.
My most lucrative deal was a joint venture with The Corel Corporation. I wrote The Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4 Insider, an ebook which sold over 11,000 copies and generated over $90,000 in royalties.
My books are: The Photoshop Companion, How to Speed up Your Computer: In 30 Minutes or Less, Professional Photographic MS Word Templates and The Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4 Insider.
PreviewGet On the Fast Track to Freelance Writing Success (1:13)
PreviewGetting Started with a Mind Map (0:59)
StartHow to Find Paying Magazines with the Search Engines (3:19)
StartHow to Find Paying Magazines with Writing Sites (0:52)
StartHow to Find Paying Magazines and Editors with LinkedIn (0:58)
StartThe Amazon Research Strategy (2:55)
StartHow to Create Content from Interviews (3:34)
StartHow to Write a Query Letter (5:36)
StartThe Value of the Editor (1:51)
StartThe Simplified Query Letter (1:08)
StartHow Magazines Pay for Your Work (3:57)
StartWhat Is Your USP? (Unique Selling Proposition) (1:00)
StartHow to Determine Your Rates
StartWhy You Need an Online Portfolio/Screen Captures and Web Formats (16:37)
StartHow to Write Technical Articles (and Books) That Sell (5:00)
StartHow to Increase Your Profits with List Building and Joint Ventures (2:44)
PreviewHow to Find Paying Magazines Online (10:09)
StartCommon Writing Problems (6:22)
Frequently Asked Questions
A Straight Forward Nuts and Bolts Guide
Nathan Segal has identified the problem area facing today's aspiring professional writers. Many do not treat their writing endeavors as a business. Being able to string words together in a comprehensible, enlightening, and entertaining manner is not enough. Being able to market oneself to vendors who will pay well in exchange for creating content that will satisfy their needs and wants is the key ingredient in achieving and sustaining a successful freelance career.
Nathan has proven that his strategies, techniques and tools work well and should be the foundation for others to follow. I have a feeling that we will see and hear more from Nathan in the future and it would be wise for all of us to look, listen and learn.
Secrets of Freelance Writing Review
I have been writing for some time, but most of this writing has been done personally instead of professionally. This course was full of so many resources for the would-be freelance writer. I was amazed at how easy this course was to read and understand. This course is a ready reference guide for all writers, and it was one that I will definitely keep around to assist me in the future as I continue to write and possibly look to writing professionally in the future as well.
Dad of Diva´s