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Five things I learnt while running my own business

At the advertising agency where I work, I have been a partner for the last 8 years, which is like a pretty long time. During this period, I have gone through a transition from employee mindset to business owner’s mindset. 400 more words

Bharti Athray

Friends and Family Anonymous

Friends and Family Anonymous

by Jake Poinier

As a general rule, I don’t do paid work for friends and family. My experience is that they expect too much for too little, and emotions play too much of a role – i.e., they’re generally lousy clients. 363 more words

Phoenix Publishing & Book Promotion

Appearance at 42nd Midwest Writers Workshop

Looking forward to my repeat visit to the 42nd Midwest Writers Workshop at Ball State University in Muncie, IN to talk about the “business side of writing.”  I will be giving classroom lectures on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th.  75 more words

Freelance Writers

On the National Writers Union's New Website and Solidarity Among Writers

Originally, I planned to begin this post about the National Writers Union’s new website by saying that, though I have been an NWU member since 2001, I continue to pay my dues out of union solidarity and because I want to be a part of the labor movement. 792 more words

Freelance Writers

Tax-Saving Strategy: Sole Proprietors Should Consider Hiring Their Children

By Gary A. Hensley, MBA, EA

If you are operating your business as a sole proprietor (filing Schedule C) then you have a great opportunity to reduce your federal income tax and self-employment tax.  456 more words

Freelance Writers

5 Tips to Creating Compelling Content

Whether you’re a freelance writer making pitches for magazine articles, or someone who’s responsible for writing business-specific content at your day job, creating compelling content requires you to move seamlessly from researcher to writer to marketer. 471 more words


Tools for Writers Looking for a Spark of Genius


Being a solopreneur is can be hard getting your life in order, this is where lifetick comes in. It’s one of the best to do makers, online planner that I have used. 975 more words

Freelance Writers