Follow These 4 Steps to Land Your First Writing Paycheck

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When it comes to getting paid to write, there are two key areas of focus:

  1. Learning the skills
  2. Getting paid assignments

Despite popular belief (or fears!), neither has to be overly complicated …

Take writing case studies, for example …

The projects are short — normally only two pages. And since they follow a formula, they’re very easy to learn how to write.

You can learn how to write them — at a professional level — in about four weeks if you follow a process like this one.

Then it’s time to focus on finding paid assignments …

The demand is high, with over 73% of B2B marketers using case studies. That means millions of prospective clients need these written, right now.

And the going rate? $1,500 for a two-page story — even as a beginner.

In today’s issue of The Writer’s Life, Case Study Specialist Casey Hibbard shows you how to land those all-important first paying assignments in her article: The ‘Non-Salesy’ Steps I Took to Grow My Case Study Work.

But before I hand it over …

Just a quick reminder that today is the LAST DAY you can get into AWAI’s Case Study Certification and get personally mentored by Casey.

>> Get all the details are here.

Registration automatically closes at midnight.

So, check it out now before this opportunity permanently closes!

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Published: January 29, 2020

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