You’re a good writer. You’re ready to work hard and do what it takes to grow a profitable freelance writing business.
There’s just one problem:
You don’t know how to market yourself and win high-paying clients.
Tell me if any of this sounds familiar…
You’re stuck writing in content mills or bidding for work. You know damn well that you’re underpaid, but you don’t know how to break free of those sites and find your own clients.
You’re tired of your soul-sucking 9-to-5 job. Seriously – you feel like you’re wasting away and you can’t stand the thought of sitting in a cubicle for the rest of your life or being barked at by an asshole boss who doesn’t recognize your talents.
You’re SICK of working for shit money. You see other writers online making hundreds of dollars per assignment, but you feel stuck making pennies per word, and you wonder, “What are they doing that I’m not?”
You don’t know what high-paying clients are looking for. Maybe you already know that you need a niche and a website. But you’re frustrated because you don’t know which niche to pick or what you should say on your site.
You’re overwhelmed by all the information online. You’ve read plenty of blog posts about freelance writing, but nothing seems to be working. Plus, there’s so much conflicting information out there – how can you be sure you’re spending your time on the tasks that will win you new clients?
All you want is the freedom of being your own boss, working from anywhere you want, and running a highly profitable freelance writing business.
And you find yourself thinking:
What am I doing wrong? Is it REALLY even possible to make a good living as a freelance writer?
I’m here to tell you that it IS possible to make good money freelance writing (Even if you’re a totally clueless newbie!).
I started my freelance writing business right after getting fired from my shitty full-time job.
And I felt pretty clueless at first, but I had bills to pay. I NEEDED to make it work.
After some experimenting, I finally figured out the best way to kick start my freelance writing business:
I made over $800 in my first month as a full-time freelance writer – just from the clients I had cold emailed.
And I won 2 high-paying clients the very first day I sent cold emails out.
I felt like I had just discovered the secret to finding my own high-paying clients!
My income only grew from there.
In my 4th month as a full-time freelance writer, I made over $5,000.
And I eventually got to the point where I made over $8,000/month – all from freelance writing.
(I’m not saying this to brag – I’m saying it to let you know what’s possible!)
That wouldn’t have happened if I had started out bidding for gigs or working in content mills for pennies per word.
It happened because I started my business by learning how to cold email clients and position myself as the writer they needed.
Think about it. What if you could….
Work from anywhere and be your own boss. No more depressing cubicle. No more asshole boss. You work for yourself and pick the clients you want!
Feel confident marketing yourself to potential clients. No more worrying about feeling like a complete idiot when you pitch yourself – you know exactly what to say to get a high-paying client’s attention.
Learn exactly what high-paying clients are looking for in a freelance writer. Instead of lowering your rates out of fear, you charge what you’re worth.
Turn your love for writing into a profitable, full-time business. You confidently market yourself in a way that allows you to make a serious income from freelance writing.
It's possible – and achievable! I know because I've DONE it.
I’m here to help you make it happen with a step-by-step guide to cold emailing for freelance writers:
Killer Cold Emailing.
Let me be clear: this course is not just about giving you a cold emailing template.
It also walks you through the marketing strategy BEHIND cold emailing so you can win high-paying clients and set yourself up for long-term success.
Because you know what?
A cold emailing template alone really isn’t enough.
If you send a decent cold email with a link to your site in it, but your site doesn’t sell or show off your expertise the right way, then you’ve left out a critical part of the overall strategy.
...That client might see your site and decide to pass on hiring you – even if your cold email was well-written.
But don’t worry.
By the time you're done with this course, you'll know what clients are looking for and how to position yourself as the writer they need.
That's because the information in the course is based on what I did to start my freelance writing business and make over $800 in my first month cold emailing.
You get to steal my successful strategies and use them to grow your own freelance writing business!
Killer Cold Emailing is a six-module course. It contains 30 self-paced lessons and includes videos and downloadable resources.
Here’s what you’re going to learn:
MODULE 1: LAYING THE FOUNDATION
Discover the mindset shifts you must make to start a profitable freelance writing business and set yourself up for cold emailing success, and understand the “big picture” when it comes to cold emailing and winning clients.
MODULE 2: PICK A PROFITABLE FREELANCE WRITING NICHE + SET UP YOUR WEBSITE
Learn exactly how to:
– Pick a profitable freelance writing niche
– Identify your target clients
– Position your niche expertise in a way that makes high-paying clients want to work with you
– Set up your freelance writer website and optimize it so it sells
– Create client-attracting niche writing samples
– Market your niche expertise on social media
MODULE 3: FIND THE RIGHT COLD EMAILING LEADS
Learn 3 methods you can use to find the email addresses of your target clients (full of in-depth, step-by-step walkthroughs!).
MODULE 4: WRITE COLD EMAILS THAT SELL
Learn the 6 things you NEED to do to write a killer cold email that wins you new, high-paying freelance writing clients (cold emailing templates included!).
MODULE 5: CLOSING THE DEAL / ONBOARDING
– Crushing your client phone calls (even if you’re terrified of talking on the phone – seriously, these tips work!)
– Closing the deal and winning clients over
– Exactly what you should say when clients ask you for pricing over the phone (hint: you DON'T want to quote them on the phone call!)
– Client onboarding basics
MODULE 6: MOVING FORWARD
I’ll talk about the importance of setting up client-attracting systems so clients come to you. Also, learn about raising your rates as you grow and “playing the long game” so you can achieve long-term success.
You want BONUSES? I've got your back! Check it out:
Mastermind Facebook group.
Connect with other freelance writers (and me!), and use the community to get feedback on your website, your cold emailing strategy, your niche – whatever you need help with!
Downloadable course resources
This course is full of resources that are going to make you say, “AW SNAP. GIMME THAT.” That includes:
– Cold emailing templates and a cold emailing spreadsheet to help you stay on track
– Freelance writer website cheatsheet
– Freelance writer website sample home page mock-up (for reference when you create or update your site!)
– Niche writing sample formula
You'll also get a bonus training lesson that's going to show you how to set up your first website in Weebly, and a section that shows you how to get a domain/hosting (+ a list of resources you can use to create a site that sells!).
Lifetime access to the course and free updates.
I’m planning to update this course regularly based on student feedback to see if there’s anything I can add to help even more. As a student, you’ll get access to any new material for free! YAAAAASSS.
Are you going to take action and build your profitable freelance writing business? Will 2017 be the year you finally make it happen?
Look – if you keep doing what you’ve been doing, your results aren’t going to change.
This course is about cold emailing because cold emailing works for freelance writers.
The strategies I teach aren’t recycled strategies I’ve learned from a different freelance writing course (never taken one!).
What you’re going to learn here is based on real experience and results.
Wondering if Killer Cold Emailing will really work for you? Unsure of whether or not you can actually make it happen?
I get it – I was skeptical about cold emailing at first too (until I tried it for myself!). Let’s talk about some of the things you might be thinking so I can clear things up!
1.“Um, I’m TERRIFED of cold emailing. I’m afraid I’m going to come across as spammy or as an idiot with nothing to say!”
I’ve got your back! Not only does this course cover exactly what you need to say in your emails – it shows you how to position your expertise in a way that makes clients want to work with you.
2.“I don’t think I’m enough of an expert yet. I just don’t feel confident because of my lack of experience. Maybe I should read a few more articles…”
When I started out, I didn’t have tons of impressive
experience. I felt like I was “winging it” most of the time! The truth is, you
don’t need a ton of expertise – you just need to be a writer who can deliver
what clients want!
3.“I don’t have any idea what my niche should be, and I don’t have a website, so I probably shouldn’t take this course yet”
This course is made with beginners in mind, which is why it
goes over the entire marketing process behind successful cold emailing – things
like confidently picking a profitable niche and the elements you need to
include on your site to make it
4.“I can probably just find all of the information in this course online somewhere.”
You know what? I’m sure you can find a generic template somewhere
but I’d be willing to bet you can’t find the step-by-step cold emailing strategy for freelance writers that I teach in this course. That’s because this course
is based on my own experience – not regurgitated stuff you’ve already seen!
Still not sure? Check out what people are saying about my FREE course. (Killer Cold Emailing is even BETTER!)
"Um, who the heck are you anyway!?"
Good question, my feisty friend! :)
My name is Jorden Roper. I'm a fuchsia-haired freelance writer and your new teacher.
I'm the creator of the Writing Revolt blog, where I share no-bullshit advice that helps freelance writers win more clients. I've been featured on ProBlogger, The Write Life, Thought Catalog, and many other sites. And I've worked with some pretty amazing people/businesses, including Neil Patel of Quicksprout, Marketing Zen Group, and Justin Mares of Kettle & Fire.
Don't get me wrong, though – my career hasn't always looked like this.
When I started out, I had just been fired from my shitty full-time job. And my husband's work contract ended the same day. Just like that, we unexpectedly had no source of income.
As if that wasn't stressful enough, I had JUST been diagnosed with a Stage I melanoma on my leg (this literally happened a few days before I got fired!).
But I wasn't going to just give up or let my circumstances keep me down. I decided – right then – that I was going to build a profitable freelance writing business so I could be my own boss and gain the freedom I had always wanted.
I started cold emailing and learned how to market myself online, and my business grew quickly. In my 4th month as a full-time freelance writer, I made over $5,000/mo.
I want to help you succeed with cold emailing too, which is why I created this course!
Seriously – Killer Cold Emailing is the course I wish I had when I started out because it dives DEEP into cold emailing (the strategy that will actually help you win new clients!) as opposed to giving you a surface-level overview of every aspect of freelance writing.
What happens when you buy this course during the pre-sale period:
You GOT this! Make 2017 the year you run your own profitable freelance writing business.
With the detailed, step-by-step system in Killer Cold Emailing, you can learn how to pick a profitable niche, create a site that SELLS, position yourself as the writer your target clients need, send cold emails that win high-paying clients, and start a profitable freelance writing business.
If you have any questions about the course or want to learn more about whether or not it's right for you, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org! :)