Definitely! One of the best things about copywriting is that you can make your career whatever you want it to be! For those interested in freelancing, you can build a full-time or part-time freelance business, or even a profitable side hustle. Learn more about the differences between on staff versus freelancing copywriting >> Read more about secret to sustaining freelance … [Read more...]
Do I need a copywriting certificate?
Nope! What's a certificate for? It just proves you've paid money for a course. With copywriting, the proof is in the pudding: An impressive portfolio that demonstrates that you can write excellent copy. And, of course, that's exactly what we help you put together! No certificate required. Watch this video to learn more about why you don't need a copywriting certificate, … [Read more...]
Does Filthy Rich Writer offer a certificate in copywriting?
Nope! All a certificate proves is that you've paid money for a course. You'll demonstrate your ability to write great copy with your portfolio. And we'll help you put together an impressive portfolio that means more than any certificate! Hear more on why copywriting certificates are bogus >> … [Read more...]
Does the CCA cover mindset and motivation?
Absolutely! In fact, mindset and motivation are some of the first things we cover in the course. The Foundations Course in the CCA starts off with the success mindset, planning for success, tactics for mastery, and how to fight resistance - and win. We know that importance of understanding how you work/learn best and mastering how to stay motivated - so we kick the course … [Read more...]
How many of your students are working as copywriters?
There are many ways to use the copywriting skills you could learn through the CCA. Some of our students tell us they've used what they've learned to get promotions or new jobs in industries other than copywriting (such as communications and PR). Others are using copywriting as a side hustle to pay for a family vacation. With so many ways to use this skill, it's hard say exactly … [Read more...]
What kind of companies do copywriters work with?
Big, small, solopreneurs, non-profits, community groups - every type of company and industry needs copywriters! The Hottest Industries for Copywriting Today … [Read more...]
How do you build a portfolio when you’ve been working in an unrelated industry for years?
How do you prove you can write copy when you haven't landed a job yet?! In the CCA, we teach you how to write spec ads. Spec ads allow you to show off your skills even if you have zero copywriting experience on your resume. We also help you avoid one major mistake many copywriters make: designing the spec ads themselves. Here's why it's a major no-no, plus why you do not … [Read more...]
Do I need a computer?
Well, theoretically you could get by with just a mobile phone, but writing copy will be so much easier on a computer. It's one of the very few things new copywriters need to invest in. Check out these resources for more on the (very minimal) start-up costs for a copywriting business: How Much Does it Cost to Set Up a Copywriting Business? … [Read more...]
Does the CCA help refine skills like email marketing, Facebook ads, etc?
The CCA is nothing if not comprehensive. You'll learn how the ins and outs of tailoring your copywriting based on who will see it, and where. Here is a very basic list of what we teach: The fundamental copywriting techniques and tacticsHow to write for interactive media (emails, banner ads, websites, online content)How to write for print media (ads, direct mail, sales … [Read more...]
Will I learn how to find clients?
Short answer—yes! The CCA is focused on teaching copywriting AND building a business that you'll love. We cover everything from landing your very first client, to landing repeat work with your very favorite clients. Learn more here … [Read more...]