I’ve opened registration for the next session of the “Writing for Nonprofits” coaching program for freelance writers who want to serve nonprofit clients. The last session sold out in about a week, so if you are interested, I urge you sign up now!
I’ll share all I know about building a successful freelance business serving nonprofits during the program. I’ve also asked five other successful freelancers to share their experiences working for nonprofits too. Between the six of us, there isn’t a challenge we haven’t faced in freelancing for nonprofits.
Here are some of the topics we’ll cover during the four-week program:
- How much nonprofits are willing to pay for freelance services
- What nonprofits expect from the freelancers they hire
- The various types of online and offline communications that nonprofits need and that you can produce for them
- The special skills that many nonprofits lack that you can provide (e.g., great storytelling)
- Tips on writing nonprofit newsletters, annual reports, and fundraising appeals — in print and online
- How giving away something for free leads to paid gigs (and when it doesn’t)
- Creative ways to promote your business — what works and what doesn’t
- What belongs on every freelance writer’s website
- Using social media to get more clients
The March program went really well. All of the participants said they learned a great deal from the guest experts and each other, and each was motivated to build her business in exciting new ways. We are still wrapping up the program, but I expect to list most participants on our referral page for “Freelancers Who Get Nonprofits” in the coming week or two (this is one of the benefits of the program).
The new session begins Monday, April 26.