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Word of Mouth and Other Marketing Options

I see this statement on the back of business cards all the time now:

“The finest compliment I can receive is a referral from my friends and past clients.” 393 more words


Productivity Tip: Meeting-Free Day

Managing your own business takes a lot of discipline.

As business owners, we wear many hats because there is a lot of daily work that needs to be done. 338 more words


Grammar-ease: Passed vs Past and Other Confusing Words

In my editing endeavors recently I’ve encountered a lot of words that spellcheck doesn’t always catch and so it prompted me to share a few of them with you. 234 more words


What Do Your (Writing) Clients Really Want?

Do you know what your (writing) clients want? What they really really want?

If you know the Spice Girls’ “Wannabe”, sing along with me for a moment: 556 more words


Many People Still Don't Understand Writing As a Job

When I am asked what I do for a living, I say I am a writer.

I used to be proud to say that. Then I realized how many people actually call themselves writers, or say they want to be writers someday. 1,108 more words

Meg Dowell

So You Want to Write for Pay, but You Haven't Been Paid for Writing Yet

When you first start out seeking to get paid for your writing you enter the Catch-22 of needing to prove you can write for pay in order to write for pay. 532 more words


You Want to Make a Living as a Writer? Are You Crazy?

If you have a passion for writing and have non-creatives in your life, you have probably heard some form of this mantra for years:

No one can make a living writing; find something practical to pursue.  504 more words