Training for Freelancers

SEO and digital marketing for copywriters, web developers and other freelancers

You love what you do and you're awesome at it. But you're ready to sharpen up your skills and fast-track some practical industry knowledge about digital marketing and search engine optimisation. You're in the right place.

Increase your value with SEO and marketing skills.

It's never been harder to standout online, with 84% of freelancers offering coding, writing or design as their primary service. Growth Stream training gives you an instant upgrade to the web's most in-demand skills so you can stand out from the crowd and get back to what you love.

We admit it

We're not your typical teachers

We don't teach full time. Why does that matter to you? Because we're not reading from a textbook that was printed in 2012. The skills you learn from us are the same ones we use to get our clients to the top of Google — week in, week out. We have been fine-tuning our formula for over a decade now. No holding back: our training gives you direct access to what works for us, and what fell flat on its face.

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Customer Stories

Cawson ni sesiynnau hyfforddi diddorol a thrylwyr gan dîm Growth Stream. Yn ogystal â maint enfawr o wybodaeth defnyddiol ac ymarferol, helpodd Dan ni gyda’r sgiliau ysgafnach o sut i ymlacio a bod yn hyderus tra’n cysylltu â chwsmeriaid newydd. Mi fyddwn ni’n bwcio sesiynnau pellach yn y dyfodol agos.

DONAL WHELAN, MASTERING WORLD

Sourcing SEO and Digital Marketing training through Growth Stream has been the best investment we have ever made since the formation of Music HQ. In a digital world of endless "get to No 1 in Google" emails, it's hard to find a legitimate business that’ll talk to you straight and offer realistic results. Daniel’s approach at Growth Stream is perfect for anyone who wants to cut out all the BS. Daniel is always on hand to talk through any technical issues or a new idea.

MARTIN GODDARD, MUSIC HQ

Dan’s calming presence was so appreciated and he genuinely cared about my business. He is able to work with you to support you in understanding your own goals and how you can achieve them. He always took the time to discuss matters with me, no matter how busy he may have already been and responded to my queries swiftly, which as a start up were many.

FIONA WILLIAMS, LITTLE HAVEN

Dan provided consultancy support for our online marketing efforts particularly around SEO. He was extremely knowledgeable and also very helpful and and went above and beyond what I expected in terms of the quality of the work produced. Based on his recommendations we've been able really extend our reach in our online marketing without spending lots of money on advertising. I would highly recommend Dan to anyone looking for support with their online business development.

MATT ALBIGES, ALIGNED WITH LOVE

Thanks to the help from Dan and the team at Growth Stream we have really been able to grow our online presence. Dan has helped us with our online marketing, our digital appearance and to generally grow our business and raise our profile. Your input has helped our business for the better and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend you.

NATALIE FARAGHER, CORKHILL & CALLOW

We speak your language

Copywriting

Copywriting is a service we offer ourselves, and we know the challenges you face. We teach skills which will instantly make you a must-have resource for every one of your clients. Learn how to translate a digital marketing plan or SEO strategy into the shareable, rankable content your clients have been dreaming of. You'll know it's working when they're asking for your marketing and SEO advice, not just your copywriting skills.

Web Development

We've been doing front-end development for 15 years and we have used just about every system out there. Whether you're hardcoding from scratch, developing in Wordpress or smashing out Squarespace sites, we can show you what really works and what really doesn't when it comes to SEO.

What our training looks like

Training and coaching for freelancers

Affordable, actionable training that could change your career in an afternoon. That's what we offer. The format is up to you. As well as ticketed training events for anyone to attend, we offer one-to-one coaching or training where everything is focused on your specific needs. Want to share the cost? No worries, bring in some of your colleagues - we can work in person, online or a mix of the two.

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Tap into a decade of expertise

Jargon Alert

Decoding SEO

Fair warning: if you're new to SEO, what follows might look like a fairly boring list of fancy words. That's because it is! Our job is to cut through the BS and tell you what really works. At the same time, we'll give you just enough jargon to know what the client is asking for. Here are some of the concepts we will be covering.

Keyword Selection
Link Building
Rankings & Reporting
UX Signals
Site Structure
Page Speed
Image Optimisation
Outreach
Structured Data Markup
Landing Pages
Onpage Optimisation
Crawling & Indexing
Click Through Rate
Marketing consultancy represented by a megaphone or bullhorn.
Content Marketing
BS Detection
What would you like to learn about?

We teach digital marketing for freelancers

Search Engine Optimisation

Your clients won't expect you to be an SEO expert, but you will instantly have an edge if you can prove that your work is SEO-friendly.  We have a decade of experience in securing #1 rankings and we can show you the formula. Learn the key concepts and how your work fits into an overarching SEO strategy.

Search Engine Optimisation

PPA & PPC

Done badly, online adverts are a money pit. But if they're done right, they're not a cost, they're an easy way to make money for your clients. We can show you how to entice users to perform the actions you want so you can deliver even greater value for your clients and become truly indispensable.

Web Design & Development

This is not a coding school for tech nerds. Instead, we teach everything a copywriter or graphic designer needs to know about building and maintaining a website. Tricks and systems you can use to add basic web design to your CV. It's easier than you think. And more valuable, too.

Web devleopment code

Social Media Strategy

So you're creating content for your client's social media. But how do you do it effectively if you don't understand the marketing plan behind it? We'll walk you through everything you need to know about how social media fits into the bigger picture. Be warned: you're about to exceed their highest hopes.

Digital marketing hashtag for social media

Conversion Rates Optimisation

Successful websites don't just look pretty, they persuade. That requires a clear structure and flow, all designed to fit with the company's marketing funnel. We'll show you how to build the kind of website and create the kind of content that keeps users engaged until they're ready to convert.

Conversion rates optimisation

Email & Content Marketing

Done right, newsletters and blogs are a homing beacon for loyal followers. Done wrong, they're just more unread spam. We'll show you simple systems that will deliver for your clients and bring their customers back, time and again.

Email marketing

Book a free 20‑minute consultation call now

No pressure, no sales. Let's just have a chat and see if Growth Stream might be a good fit for you. Where do you want to take your business this year?

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