Online Writing Courses
The Blackford Centre
Certificate in Writing for the Web Courses
Earn money as an online writer
You can become a professional freelance writer - with the help of our course
Do you know who produces the words for all those web pages you see?
And you can guess who writes the articles you find on the internet?
Yes, they're mostly written by freelancers who work from home, creating great copy for countless clients.
If you've got a flair for writing, and you'd like to earn money from your skills, you should become a freelance online writer, too.
And our Writing for the Web course is the best way to get started in this growing field.
The course modules
This course is substantial. It contains 23 modules, and has 8 assignments, covering every aspect of online writing. To see the list of modules, click here.
You'll learn about a huge variety of online writing jobs, from website copywriting and search engine optimisation to technical writing and report writing.
And that means you'll end up knowing how to tackle every kind of writing assignment, professionally.
The course also explains how to successfully set up your own freelance online writing business, how to promote it, and how to set your fees at the level that wins the most business and gets you the highest income.
This wealth of information, and the assignments we set you, is challenging but achievable. And most of all, it's 100% enjoyable.
You'll finish the course weary but exhilarated.
Our writing for the web course is a 23 module that we email to you on a weekly basis. Each week you get a new module to study.
Once you've enrolled, you'll begin to receive the course modules.
At the end of most of the modules you'll find an assignment.
How do I learn the secrets of writing for the web?
Many writers dabble in this area. But few people really know how to earn good money as a freelance online writer. That's why our course is incredibly useful. It reveals the secrets of making money through writing for the web. It covers:
- Who commissions online writing?
- Which types of online writing should I seek? Copywriting? Search Engine Optimisation? Email Marketing? Ghost writing? Technical writing? Other types of online writing?
- How do I research information?
- How do I set up my online writing business?
- Where do I find online writing projects?
- How do I market my services?
- How do I ensure my work gets accepted?
Bonus: You get a free copy of Business Blueprints
This 47 page ebook contains complete step-by-step checklists for starting a successful business.
Click here to learn more about Business Blueprints.
Upgrade and get Accreditation
For an extra £50 (total £199) you get a second, independent Level 4 Certificate from ABC Awards, a leading accreditation body, and one that is recognised by Ofqual.
Click here to see more about ABC Awards (it opens in a new page).
The Award is further evidence of your abilities to counsel bereaved pet owners. It could help you attract more clients. To learn more contact us by phone or email.
If you have any questions, call us on 0800 781 17 15 (or +44 1373 470 270 if you're outside the UK), or any of the phone numbers at the bottom of the page, and we'll answer any queries you have.
We look forward to helping you succeed.
With best wishes
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