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Define your price as a freelance copywriter

There are four main pricing models:

  • An hourly rate is ideal for the beginner. It prevents clients from piling on work without paying you and help the client to mitigate their risk.
  • By project. You'll know exactly what you're getting paid with concrete deliverables.
  • By retainer. Your client will pay you a set amount monthly.
  • Commission/bonus. This model can work in conjunction with the other ones. For example, your client promise an added amount for attaining X amount of leads.

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  • Focus on the reader. Great copywriters write about what their readers care about.
  • Focus on learning more. Good copywriters invest in themselves. They read books on copywriting and marketing. They invest in courses and read other copywriters' stuff to...

You don't need any formal education to become a copywriter. The most sought after copywriters never took a writing class. 

Finding your first client may be somewhat tricky, but once you find your first few clients, they're likely to refer you to their network.

Learn how to write persuasively. You can learn this by studying others who've done it.

Anyone who is paid to write content that encourages readers to take action is a copywriter. 

When you have done some writing practice, you can get a feel for the niche you want to pursue. 

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