Journalism Business Skills

Course Description

Provides learners with the skills needed to successfully manage a freelance or consulting business building or maintaining websites, online content or blogs. Course content includes creation of business plans, promotion of services, marketing, budgeting, billing, and filing taxes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create plans for promoting editorial services.
  • Create business plans and budgets.
  • Demonstrate understanding of tax law relevant to freelance writers and content providers.
  • Develop a professional brand.

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We’re proud to be a Veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 230,000 alumni worldwide.

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Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.