Freelance Career: 2 Essential Tips You Can Use Today

One of the easiest ways to set up a successful writing business is to start a freelance career. You develop an income while you develop your business. Your success is up to you. If you can write a coherent email message, you’ll do well. The demand for freelance writers has never been higher than it is today. And competent writers … Read more

Content Marketing: 2 Quick Tips You Can Use Today

“I’m bored with content marketing,” the self-publishing author confessed. “I need some better ideas.” Everyone gets bored, me included, but if you’re running a small business, you need to market. In a sense, marketing is easier for writers and authors; writing and developing ideas is what we do. In another sense, I completely understand this author. After a few hours … Read more

Mind Mapping For Writers And Authors: Apps To Inspire You

I received this message from an author: “What’s happening with mind mapping apps? I can’t afford hundreds of dollars. Even little apps seem to be subscription-only now…” It’s an excellent question. Just a few years ago, you’d find lots of free mind mapping apps. These apps didn’t have all the bells and whistles of apps intended for business use, but … Read more

Motivation Monday: The Trap Of Productivity For Writers

I’m a huge fan of everything productivity-related, especially productivity for writers. I can click my way around the web for minutes and hours on end, devotedly researching—hoping to find one magic strategy or trick. Here’s why: writing is hard work. When you’re researching, you’re not writing… However, you’re blithely certain that one day, really soon, you’ll find something which will … Read more