Freelancing done right creates the ultimate in employment and career stability. You can be your own boss. And you can be a well-paid freelancer with full benefits, IF you build your freelancing business right. From the ground up.
It doesn't matter whether you are creating or running a copywriting business or a web design business. It doesn't matter if you are a home business or on the road constantly. If you want a successful freelancing career, you must follow core business fundamentals that position you to soar! This course will teach you how.
Being a successful freelancer in today's gig economy isn't just about having slick copywriting for your offer on Fiverr and Upwork (though that isn't a bad start), it is about a long-term positioning and strategy that allows you to build financial as well as intellectual capital.
To some, freelancing means instability and low wages. To you, after taking this course, freelancing will mean high income, career stability, industry influence, and the power to call your own shots.
This course will teach you how to establish a strong foundation for your freelancing career so that you can continually grow, increase fees, attract better customers and clients, and command respect from all you deal with.
Whether you are an accidental freelancer or one entering the field on purpose, this course will provide you with shortcuts to success. Nothing good happens overnight, but you don't have to go through a multi-year, trial-and-error process before coming up with a system that works for you and your lifestyle.
Freelancing done poorly can make you end up feeling like an over-tired, stressed, impoverished indentured servant. Freelancing done the right way can give you a lifestyle of creative and professional control coupled with financial freedom.
Message from the instructor
"I've been a full-time freelancer for the last 25 years. The freelancing existence has led to the lifestyle of my dreams. I've traveled the world, worked from home, been paid handsomely and generated profits that paid for all I could ever want. It wasn't easy at first, but I can teach you the fastest way to position yourself for both short-term long-term success." TJ Walker
You can get clients to call you and ask for your availability
You can get clients to realize the full value of your experience and expertise
You can give yourself a raise every year.
You can give yourself full benefits
You can give yourself vacations
You can create long-term economic stability without fear of ever getting fired
TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, U.S. Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament.
His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today #1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller. A frequent network news communications analyst, Walker has made more than 2000 network TV and radio appearances on CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Al Jazeera, NBC, CCTV, Fox Business, HLN, TrueTV, Comedy Central, Sirius and NPR.
In 2009, Walker entered the Guinness Book Of World Records for most talk show appearances ever in a 24 hour period. Yearly, Walker has more than a quarter of a million views of his public speaking tips videos on social media platforms.
Walker is also the author of "Media Training A-Z" and "Media Training Success." Walker is also the producer/host The Facebook Page "TJ Walker - Speak to Influence" a source of daily public speaking training videos, tips and inspiration. He is also a past president of the National Speakers Association, New York City.
Walker is the most prolific producer of presentation skills online training courses in the world, with more than 100 separate courses. He has more than 50,000 students enrolled from 172 countries.
Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude. He has lectured or conducted trainings at Yale University, Columbia University and Princeton University.
“TJ Walker’s single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media.” Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television
“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world.” Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer
“The world’s leading presentation and media training firm.” Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor
“To break through the cluttered media environment, it's important to get your message out in a clear and concise way. TJ knows how to do it and gives you the tips to succeed."