Yes! You can have a writing career!

Yes! You can have a writing career!

..with courses and training created by a seasoned writer
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In this masterclass, we'll cover my three core frameworks for growing a freelance writing business that THRIVES...

with or without a niche.


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In this masterclass, we'll cover my three core frameworks for growing a freelance writing business that THRIVES...

with or without a niche.

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do freelance writers need a website?

Freelance Writer Websites And Their Alternatives

By ashleygainer | June 14, 2021

Do you need a website to be a freelance writer? The short answer is no… but you do need something. Freelance writer websites are nice to have but not required. There are some alternatives, most of which are ideal for the non-techies and struggling perfectionists among us. Freelance writers need a portfolio Freelance writers DON’T […]

how to work out a vacation

How To Take A Break From Work As A Freelance Writer

By ashleygainer | June 7, 2021

A great freelancer benefit is being in charge of your own schedule. But service providers need to prepare before taking a break from work. I’m sharing 7 top tips for working out a vacation for yourself when you’re a freelance service provider, even if it’s a staycation. Years ago, I wrote this blog post on […]

mindset issues that will keep you stuck

Mindset Shifts: 4 Myths That Will Keep You Stuck

By ashleygainer | May 31, 2021

The biggest obstacle to your freelance writing success is that wrinkly grey blob between your ears (yer brain!). But you can work on mindset shifts to transform that obstacle. Our brains are hardwired to not do new things because new things can be dangerous. And when you’re starting out as a freelance writer, almost everything […]

is it time for you to offer a course?

Writers: Should You Create A Course?

By ashleygainer | May 24, 2021

I get many super-secret questions from freelance writers asking me if it’s time for them to create a course. Lots of people talk about the benefits of offering your own course, but it seems like many freelance writers are afraid to ask about it out loud. Are YOU ready to create your own course? I’m […]

tips for writing with seo keywords

3 Simple Tips For Writing With SEO Keywords

By ashleygainer | May 17, 2021

Everyone’s favorite mystery: writing with SEO! Sometimes it can be awkward to work with search engine optimization (SEO) keywords. Here are 3 of my best tips from my years as a freelance writer. Tip 1. It has to be natural This is really the most important–whatever you write has to make sense. It needs to […]

internal and external links

Internal And External Links (And Don’t Take Payment!)

By ashleygainer | May 10, 2021

Internal, external, “no-follow,” “do-follow”… this post is all about links. What you need to know, what you need to avoid, and what you need to consider when it comes to the where, when, and why of links in your copy. As a freelance writer, you’ll need to know the difference between internal and external links […]

Sarah Greeley

Thank you, Ashley! By following your advice I just got my first paying gig.

Without a website or any social media presence! I used the clips I created in Clips Camp and I just decided to go for it. I would not have taken these steps to launch my freelance business without your guidance. You are so real and honest about your journey; you made freelance writing seem possible. And now it is possible for me. I have never felt more confident in myself and my abilities!

Erin Cryder

Your classes, Facebook group, Instagram, and just general approachability have really driven me to want to succeed at this.

It feels like someone is in my corner all the time. Thanks for your mentoring- keep up the great work!!

Amanda Linsky

I finally found a freelance writer/course creator I could personally relate to

I've been looking into freelance writing for over a year now. There's a lot of information out there and a lot of people who claim to be able to teach the "best" way to go about being a writer…. I prefer your down-to-earth style of teaching.

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