Category: Business and Freelancing

Business and Freelancing

Get More Clients with an Interact Quiz

Have you ever thought about using quizzes on your website? You’ll likely see them for TV shows, giving you the chance to show your knowledge or decipher the character you’d be. But they can also be a powerful marketing tool. An Interact quiz could be just what you need. This is something I’m testing at […]

Business and Freelancing

Want to Become a Freelance Writer? Where Do You Start?

You’ve decided you want to become a freelance writer. That’s great! But now where do you start? What do you need and who do you turn to for information? Where does that elusive first client come from? You likely have far more questions than I’ve already asked for you, right? The first thing I want […]

Business and Freelancing

SiteGround Review: Why You Need SiteGround Web Hosting

I’ve been with SiteGround web hosting since August 2016. It’s become my favorite web hosting company for a variety of reasons, and SiteGround. But I know you want to know why this company is the right one for you. Why should you trust them and how will they help you? These are the types of […]

Business and Freelancing

Why Freelance Writers Must Take Time Off Work

There was a question in a Facebook group recently asking business owners if we plan to take time off over Christmas. While I wanted to say you should take time off over the Christmas break, I stopped. It’s not that you should take time off this time of year, but that freelance writers must take […]

Business and Freelancing

Are Writing and Business Courses Really Worth It?

You see all these business coaches and writing mentors have all these courses on offer. They’ll teach you to make $1,000 per month or how to snag your perfect client. Some of them teach you affiliate marketing, social media marketing, and so much more. The courses can be priced from free to $$$ and all […]

Business and Freelancing

Why You Need to Start Time Tracking to Improve Your Writing

If you haven’t started time tracking yet, I encourage you to start today. There’s no time like the present. This has not only improved my writing lately, but also improved my business. Time tracking is something that I used to do all the time. It helped me stay on track with everything that I had […]

Business and Freelancing

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad for Choosing a Job Over Freelancing

Freelancing is damn hard. Yes, it really is and anyone who tells you otherwise is downright lying. There are plenty who feel bad choosing a job over freelancing, because they’re led to believe that freelancing is so much better. Over the last six years I’ve been through ups and downs with freelancing. I’ve hated it […]

Business and Freelancing

5 Signs Working from Home Isn’t for You

Working from home isn’t for you. There. I’ve said it. I’ve wanted to tell you this for a while. Not because I want you to stop trying, but because I want you to really think about your personality, your desires, your skills, and most importantly what you really want from life. We have this dream […]

Business and Freelancing

You’ve Not Looked Back at Your 2016 Writing Goals? Here’s Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Do It

Back in January or maybe December last year, you made some writing goals for 2016. You put down what you wanted to achieve and then left it at that. You can be honest with me that that’s what you did. I used to do the same, too. I’d write down what I’d want to achieve […]

Business and Freelancing

Should You Specialize or Generalize as a Writer for Hire?

You may have heard that when you become a writer for hire, you need to specialize in the type of content you offer. It will be easier to find higher paying clients if you focus on a specific niche for your writing. After all, I’ve written time and time again that for a blog you […]

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