What if in the next 30 DAYS you could start a successful freelance writing business from scratch?

Using a skill you already have and a bit of sweat equity.

If you love to write (like you do it for fun anyway), there’s a business to be had writing for the web.
“Hindsight being 20/20, I’d start an online business over ANY other kind.”

In early 2014, I (Gina Horkey) didn’t even know that getting paid to write online was a thing. In fact, when I pictured professional writers, novelists and technical writers were the only types that came to mind.

I didn’t understand that people just like you and me were getting paid hundreds of dollars to write blog posts or sales copy for websites. Suffice it to say, at that time content marketing was NOT a word in my vocabulary…

(Don’t know what content marketing means? It’s basically using written content, like blog posts, case studies, white papers, email newsletter, ebooks, and sales copy to connect with a target market to offer solutions to their problems in the form of products and services. )

You mean I could get paid to write blog posts?

Without having to go back to school to get a journalism degree? Heck yeah, sign me up!

I LOVED writing and was desperate for a career change, but as the breadwinner of our young family of four I was a bit leery. Could this new-fangled online business schtick really work for me?

Could it really replace my cushy and dependable salary in personal finance?

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Alyssa Hollingsworth

“30 Days or Less was so helpful as I first dipped my toe into freelancing, and it continues to be helpful 6 months in! I’ve been blown away by how great Gina is about answering questions and guiding her clients through the journey.”

The only way I could find out was to give it a shot.

So I did.

  • I started my business in May of 2014, secured my first client (and paycheck) within a month and hustled to keep building it from there.
  • Within six months I was earning $4,000 per month on the side of my full-time job – with a baby and toddler in tow.
  • And within eight months of looking into this freelance writing thing, I had quit my job and left the 9-5 behind!

Was it scary? Heck yes!

But that’s why I started my business as a side hustle first to validate the concept. And that’s what I’d recommend that you do as well.

Or maybe you’re just looking to pull in a little extra income into your household. That’s cool, this course will work for you too!

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Simon Cave

“In Gina’s course you will learn everything from choosing the right freelance niche to finding clients – including the details necessary to pitch yourself effectively. This course is ideal for people who want to learn how to start freelance writing, but have no idea what steps to take to begin.”

Writers ARE in demand.
The opportunity for you to make a living as a freelance writer has never been better.
  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the demand for writers and authors is expected to grow 6% from 2010 to 2020.
  • As of May 2011, freelance writers earned a mean of $97,300 per year (or $46.78 per hour), according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Their wages put them in the upper 75 percent of ALL writer salaries, which included those working for companies.
This high demand for writers means that you have the ability to earn significantly more as a freelancer.

In fact, YOU get to:

  • Determine your niche.
  • Set your own rates.
  • Create your own service offerings.
  • And grow by outsourcing work to independent contractors (if you want!).
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Ashley Trexler

“16 lessons into the 30-day course and I have two clients lined up! And one is a potentially awesome recurring gig. $500 in income in my second week of “official” freelancing. Not a bad start. Thanks, Gina!”
Businesses need YOUR help!
Content marketing is HOW most businesses are marketing.

Sure, you’ll still see billboards on the freeway, hear ads and endorsements on the radio, but this little platform we call the internet has opened up a whole new world when it comes to businesses connecting with their ideal customers.

And it works.

But not all business owners like to write…
  • Are good at it.
  • Let alone have time to do it.
  • Are large enough to have a writer (or 10) on staff.
  • Or maybe they just prefer working with freelancers for the multitude of reasons contracting is becoming the preferred way to do business.
They need YOU!
These businesses need help from writers just like you, who can help them:
  • Bring their message to the masses.
  • Connect with their people.
  • And grow their businesses as a result!

Whatever their reason, they need help.

And in the next 30 days, I can teach you step-by-step how to use those sweet writing skills of yours (that will get even better with practice) to help these businesses achieve their goals.

In the process, you can achieve your own.

Enroll in 30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success to help them, while helping yourself.

This course will help you:
  • Lay the foundation for your new freelance writing biz — including defining your why, setting realistic expectations, goals and starting to build your support network.
  • Establish your new business — including deciding whether or not you’ll use a pen name, what type of business entity you want to pursue, starting to track your financials, setting your writing rates, learning how to invoice clients, use contracts, draft your bio and writing resume.
  • Decide what types of writing to focus on — including honing in on your most lucrative niches, learning what types of online writing options exist, what type of writing pays the best and how to acquire samples for your portfolio.
  • Find paying work — including approaching your natural market, online writing sites, job boards, Contently and learning a ton about cold pitching.
  • Send your first (and next several) pitch(es) — including drafting your own epic templates and automating your pitching habits to make them as turnkey as possible.
  • Build out your writer’s website — including learning where to display your portfolio, perfecting your five “must-have” pages, growing your blog and collecting your first few testimonials.
  • Figure out your writing process — including how to systematically come up with new ideas, construct excellent blog posts, learn a few formatting hacks, how to source sources and everything you need to know about photos.
  • Start promoting your new business — including setting up and using social media, branding out your new business and protecting yourself online.
  • Plus, a few helpful tools to grow your business — including ones to help you write better, run your business more efficiently and pitch as much as possible!

30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success

$ 197
00
One Time Payment
  • 9 self-paced course modules (50+ individual lessons)
  • Built in follow-up to ensure you’re on the right track!
  • 15 enhanced resources
  • 15 enhanced resources
  • Custom pitch tracker (including sites to pitch)
  • Pitch like a Boss checklist
Have more questons? We have answers!

Sure! There are tons of students living outside the U.S. who have built successful careers after taking 30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success. That’s the beauty of virtual work!

One thing to keep in mind though, is that if you want to work with English-speaking clients, you should have a sufficient handle on writing, reading and speaking English too.

It really depends on you, your schedule and your work ethic.

Some students have made their way through the course in a weekend, while for others it takes a few months. The course is self-paced, with all of the material being available to you immediately upon enrollment, so it’s really up to you!

You sure can!

I get emails each week from new students sharing their success and how they just landed their first paying gig. It makes me smile every time!

But success doesn’t come without effort…

In addition to reading the material, you’ll need to complete the action steps (each lesson includes at least one).

And while it may seem scary at first, putting yourself out there and asking to be hired via pitching (the freelance writing term for prospecting) is what’s going to get you there! You got this!

You sure can! Checkout our growing list of student success stories here.
No – we don’t offer refunds as we’re firm believers that you “get out as much (or more!) as you put in.” Investing in yourself is an important decision – if you’re ready to make a commitment to yourself, change your current circumstances and put in the work, you’ll get results!
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