Widmer* of Words on the Page & Anne Wayman* of
About Freelance Writing, the 2 Ws of About
Writing Squared, present an email class by
Samar Owais of The
Break Free From Content Mills –
in Just 6 Weeks!
An email class
at a full
10% discount for About Writing Squared
6-week email class designed to free you from
content mills from Samar Owais who has actually
you look, content mills are a hot topic
of debate. All the top freelancers say
the same thing – stop writing for them.
What a lot of them don’t seem
to realize is that it’s easier said than
It might feel like all you have
to do is stop writing for them but no one
takes into account the fear and insecurity
that follows. You started writing for
content mills because you had no experience,
in all your time writing for content mills,
that hasn’t changed.
So how are you going to get
actual writing work? Who will hire a content
mill writer? Your own peers don’t respect
content mill writers – let alone clients!
They all think content mill writers produce
inferior work. You might not be earning much
– but at least it’s something!
was in the same boat when I started
freelancing. I got stuck writing for
content mills and just couldn’t seem
to break free! I tried everything -
from applying to every freelance job
I could find to reading every
freelance blog I could get my hands
I looked, I got the same message: Break free
from content mills if you want to be a
successful freelance writer.
one would tell me exactly how to do that.
How do I work through the road blocks that
were keeping me from walking away from
It took me a year and
tons of mistakes before I finally cut
that I have, I’m on a mission to help other
content mill writers to do just that.
The Break Free from Content
Mills email course is
designed especially for the content mill
writer who is desperate to break free from
them and start earning more.
you if you want to work with actual clients,
earn more, get some real writing samples you
can proudly show to prospective clients and be
able to ask them for referrals and
testimonials after a job well done.
Break Free from Content
Mills is a 6 week
course with new lessons arriving in your
inbox every Sunday. It’ll have specific
tasks for you to do during the week and
Wednesday, you’ll get a follow up email from
me to see how you’re doing. I’ll be offering
more tips to help you complete your tasks
and answering any questions sent my way.
what we’ll be covering in the course:
Lesson 1: Establishing
Your Freelance Writing Goals
achieved without setting some goals. The first
lesson will give you
introduction to the course so you’ll know
what’s coming up in the following 6 weeks.
important questions that will help you
establish your freelance writing goals –
answering these will make breaking free from
content mills a breeze.
Lesson 2: Preparing for
ties with content mills without preparing
beforehand makes no sense. In this lesson,
on sprucing up your website & blog for
more online visibility
on gathering samples to showcase your
Lesson 3: Making tough decisions
made the toughest decision – that of leaving
content mills to find your own clients. But
there are still a few decisions left to be made.
which freelance services to offer to attract
out your freelance writing rates
the terms & conditions of your freelance
Lesson 4: Searching for prospective clients
your ideal client
leverage your network to search for
Lesson 5: Contacting
All the previous
lessons, handouts and activities have been
helping you develop an exit strategy. Now it’s
time to implement it.
apply for freelance writing jobs to increase
your chances of getting work
the stress out of contacting prospective
Lesson 6: Landing Your First Client
If you’ve done the tasks and
followed the advice and tips provided till now,
there’s a good chance of you finding your first
actual client by this lesson. If you haven’t, it’s
only a matter of time before you do. Once you’ve
landed your first client,
that’s not exactly a lesson but landing your
first client requires mandatory
celebrations. We shall email all the course
members, do crazy, happy dances together and
tell you to get to work ;-)
your client’s business to find out where
else your services are needed -Make them
fall in love with you by doing a great job.
duration of the course, you get access to me. I’ll
be checking up on you personally to see how you’re
doing and what else I can do to help you break
free from content mills and land your first
automatically get the 10%
discount you're entitled to as
an AboutWritingSquared member when you sign up.