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How Tom earned $2,600 in October 2018 doing freelance writing jobs

Tom Nyarunda Got High Paying Clients

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Tom's high paying client
Tom’s October 2018 payment in BTC. At that time, this converted to KSh. 260k (or USD 2,600).

What’s your biggest win right now?

Mine is the story of one of my trainees – Tom Nyarunda. He’s now getting high paying clients.

He sent me an email on Saturday that has been in my mind throughout the week. I just had to share his story.

Tom joined my freelance writing course in September 2017. He was very hardworking despite of the different challenges he faced.

Back then, he was earning Sh. 200 to Sh. 300 ($2-$3) per 500 words. He wanted to go way higher…

His aim was to start earning $100 a day

When he finished my course, he told me this:

This email came exactly 1 month after he finished the course. I usually follow up with all my students at that time to see how they’re doing.

As you see, Tom had moved from $2 to $3 per 500 words and by this time he was doing $25 per 1,000 words. He was well on his way to get high paying clients.

Impressive, right? You haven’t seen anything yet. There’s more.

Let’s go back to his goal; $100 per day. If you work for 26 days a month (daily excluding Sundays), that comes to $2,600 per month.

Exactly one year after the above email, Tom had hit this goal!

Tom earned 0.41BTC in October. That’s almost KES. 260,000 (2600 USD).

The above exchange rate applies at the time of writing this post (2nd Nov 2018). It may be different if you read it later.

And no, he did not use Upwork. His Upwork account was suspended.
Upwork suspended

He focused on my other methods to get direct clients. I’ll tell you exactly how below.

Meanwhile, here’s the email he sent me on Saturday, October 23rd 2018, one year after he finished my course.

Earning well as a freelance writer

Judging by the typos in his email above, I can tell he was writing in a hurry hehehe. Feels great to hit your goal. Even if it takes a year of hard work. The attachment he sent above is the very first image on this post if you scroll up.

Read on to see his actual writing on a site.

Here’s a breakdown of what he’s done

✔️ He used to do low paying $2 to $3 per 500 word jobs before joining the course last year.

✔️ After the course, he focused on the sizzling hot ???? cryptocurrency niche, just like my other 6 (KES) figure trainee Johnson Gitonga Nderi

✔️ He wrote for Cryptosumer. That’s where he learnt about this niche.

✔️ In September, he earned approx. KES 120k ($1,200). He got the job from Reddit.

✔️ He also gets writing gigs from Listiller and Crypto Jobs.

✔️ He made the $2,600 writing for Blockchain Reporter.

✔️ He’s started writing for Block Explorer. See his article here 

✔️ His rates are now between $0.08 per word to $0.15 per word ($40 to $75 per 500 words).

I like saying this about successful trainees

I’m not the one who made them successful. It’s first God. Then the trainee himself/herself.

I give them the promised information (training and in-depth mentorship). They then push hard to get results.

There’s no success without effort.

Tweet: There's no success without effort. https://ctt.ac/U3844+ via @freelancerkenya

You’re free to follow in Tom’s footsteps above.

If you need in-depth guidance and mentorship, you can always get info about my course here.

God bless you.

What’s your big win? Please share in the comments. I love reading success stories!

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Gilbert
Gilbert

Thank you for sharing this Dr. Walter. I am following Tom’s footsteps. His story resembles mine, but by the grace of God I’m joining you guys there at the top a few days to come.

Kinyanjui Nuthu
Kinyanjui Nuthu

Thank you for taking time to share this Walter!
It’s such an inspiring story to keep on keeping on.

Asanti sana

Douglas
Douglas

I must say Tom’s story is really very inspiring. I’m doing the course and I have encountered some challenges but this story has given me the resolve to perceiver. With determination am sure I will make it. Thanks Walter.

Maina Mwangi
Maina Mwangi

Hello Walter, your content and training never disappoints. Tom’s story is a source of encouragement and a wake up call to all crypto enthusiast who do not know what to do with the vast knowledge they have in that space.
After finishing your course late last year, I have been able to earn consistent income over 2019. However, the crypto space has been tough to enter. If you and Tom would be kind enough to create an article as how Kenyans can maneuver in such a space, that would be great.

Nancy
Nancy

Hi Walter thanks on the writing about Tom’s success story it really made me to have a wake up call because I started your training also in 2017 finished but was not consistent in my work if I was i know I could be competing with Tom. anyway its not too late I will continue where I left off thanks again. with God’s help see you at the top too.

Ken Arek
Ken Arek

how can i acquire an account and is involved

George Phabian
George Phabian

Glad to be taking this training, l’m already learning a lot. l believe am the next to write his success story

frank
frank

such An inspiration i value the zeal of the guy,i also like the way Walter you encourage people with your emails.

Lexie
Lexie

What an encouraging story! It’s testimonies like these that push me when I am ready to give up. Thanks Walter for sharing.

Fridah
Fridah

Wow!! What an encouraging story this is!! Walter you always make me feel truly humbled by the things you do for us. More success stories loading…….. hehehe

paul
paul

This is the reason I keep encouraging people to look for you, subscribe for your courses. I always follow your posts as you are doing an amazing job….Waiting to be mentored want to be an internet marketer soon I’ll be knocking your door

Grace Ngari
Grace Ngari

Wow! This is so inspiring. Sounds surreal. I am a Translator but would like to venture into writing. I will contact you soon to enroll in your training course.

Grace JUDY
Grace JUDY

Hi Walter am really looking for the fee hoping by end month I will get it. Have been following you keenly and I believe I will make it.

kellen
kellen

An inspiration indeed. I have just started my course with you and hope to celebrate my success soon.

David
David

A real inspirational story! Still amazed on reading Tom’s journey! Thanks Walter for being a great mentor! Looking forward to joining your course. God bless

VIRGINIAH.
VIRGINIAH.

Hey Walter,

That is so encouraging. I just finished my training with you and I really appreciate how you focus on someone. You train so well and always willing. You want to see all of your students make it and may you be blessed.
Even if i have not had any client yet i believe i will be the next to share my inspiring story here.

Carol Mtange
Carol Mtange

Hi Walter, Tom’s story has really inspired me. I’ve been procrastinating to enroll for your course for the longest time I can remember and I can’t any more. I will be taking your course soonest. Thanks for mentoring all the people who read your posts, including me. I will be talking to you next week.

Regards,
Carol

James Nguma

Hello Walter, this is so inspirational. I’m willing to train with you and even celebrate as he has with you as soon as I get there. Thing is, I come from a very humble background and you surely need to prove that the 4k fee won’t be in vain. I’ve been following you and hustling since September and I got the fee now. Kindly allow me to contact you on phone soon enough so that I can start my success story. Congratulations to him and may God bless you

Tobias Kumwenda

I will be the next Tom. I am in last week of traning. Surely the course content is superb. Potential benefits outweight the fee paid.

With the knowledge gained so far, I have been able to set up my own writer’s blog http://www.freelancermalawi.com

I encourage those of you who are dreaming of becoming professional freelance writers to please register for the course even without consulting your grannies :). The benefits are amazing.

Receive my greetings from Malawi, Tom.

Sylvia Nkatha
Sylvia Nkatha

Tom’s story is really inspiring. His persistency is amazing. I’ll try and emulate the same.

Tali
Tali

Hi Walter… The story is quite inspiring… Used to be a transcriber but would like to shift to writing… Will contact you soon for training.

George Asigoh
George Asigoh

A motivating piece indeed.

Rachel
Rachel

Hi Walter,

Thanks for this email. Its quite motivating; its a real push-forward. Its true it requires hardwork and nothing comes on a silver plate. I also love my progress in writing. At least I have been top-rated on upwork and that’s my big win. Hoping to get my first direct client. I find these sites discouraging. Anytime they offer a well paying job its for natives. Those that are not for natives are lowly paid. Thanks for sharing.

Ann
Ann

Hello Walter. My biggest win for the month is that I was able to train myself how to transcribe, did the QA test and passed. I haven’t undertaken any assignment yet because I want to master their FAQ and then dig my skills in to the job.

I am also writing different articles one every day and giving them out to a friend who is correcting me and my everyday is a learning experience.

Thank you for giving hope to those who were once hopeless.

Mohrewkey
Mohrewkey

An inspiring story indeed..

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