4 Steps to Your First Writing Paychecks

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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.

Today, Case Study Specialist Casey Hibbard is here to show you how to land those all-important first paying assignments. Read more about it in today’s issue of The Writer’s Life.

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Published: October 9, 2020

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