A Writerpreneur, a portmanteau of the words — writer and entrepreneur, is more than just a writer who makes money through writing. A writerpreneur is a writer who has a mind of a businessperson.
Jonah Chipeco, the Chief Trainer and Founder of Writing Hacks Academy, is an epitome of this word. Hence, in the Philippine freelancing world, she is known as Asia’s Writerpreneur.
Jonah uses her creative gifts to form income-generating opportunities as an entrepreneur. She utilizes the power of writing as her foundation in solving her clients’ and students’ problems. Her writing skills are the building blocks of her business. As a Writerpreneur, she combined her passion for writing and entrepreneurship to produce and deliver information products that clients can study, use, or sell.
Jonah helps her clients and students promote their brand by teaching writing. She believes that content drives today’s digital age. She emphasizes that writing and content marketing are the keys to promote one’s business and services online. Jonah is the go-to person of the Filipinos who wants to begin with their writing journey. She empowers coaches, consultants, freelancers, entrepreneurs, and working professionals, unleash the potential of writing to elevate their authority in their chosen industry and attract clients.
Jonah’s story as an entrepreneur began in 2011. She did multiple side-income projects in freelance writing, event organizing, and selling branded bags on top of her day job as a marketing manager. A life-changing accident in 2015 made her acknowledged her dream of becoming a resource speaker. She desired to coach people and write books.
In 2016, she crafted her path to achieving her dream of becoming a global speaker after recovering from the accident by starting as a freelance writer and trainer in the Philippines. Jonah eventually founded Writing Hacks Academy which is an online school where she launched her workshops, online courses and ebooks to help entrepreneurs and freelancers use their writing skills in realizing their goals.
Since then, Jonah delivered more than 70+ public seminars in partnership with credible training institutions in the Philippines. She became a thought leader featured by media organizations such as Inc. Southeast Asia, Marketing in Asia, WheninManila.com, Eagle News Philippines, and DWBL 1242 AM.
Indeed, Jonah Chipeco proves that you can be who you want to become in today’s digital age. Being transparent and honest about what you want in life while taking action is worth it. Your passion can be your profession once you exert efforts to look at how you can serve through your skills.