Marketing Strategies For Freelance Writers: 2 Ways To Get Clients

Looking for marketing strategies for your freelance writing business—strategies you might enjoy? Start by thinking about what you love about your writing business. Perhaps you enjoy being your own boss. Maybe you enjoy working from home and spending time with your kids. I enjoy the writing itself; it’s both fun and challenging. What you love about your business helps you … Read more

Get Paid To Write Blogs: Turn Your Hobby Into A Career

Could you get paid to write blogs? Many bloggers begin as hobbyists, then wonder whether they can turn their hobby into a business. Ashley (not her real name) was furloughed and wanted to develop a side hustle. She enjoys blogging and social media, but attempts to monetize her blog failed. When I reviewed Ashley’s blog, I realized she had several … Read more

Writing Career: Tiny Gigs Can Build A Great Business

Want to build a great writing career and business? You can, when you focus on tiny gigs. Recently, one of my freelance writing students asked me to create a marketing plan for her so she could approach BIG companies and take on larger projects. I created her plan and can’t wait to see what she does with it. My student … Read more

Professional Writer? Survive The Holiday Season

You’re a professional writer, but… here come the holidays. Parties and more parties, celebrations with relatives you haven’t seen all year, and shopping marathons at the mall. Are you looking forward to it all? If you are, that’s great. On the other hand, maybe you’re cringing at the thought. One of my friends split from his partner in June; he … Read more

60-Minute Writing Sales: Get Creative With These Easy Strategies

A former ghostwriting student called me to chat. Her sister wants to make writing sales as a side hustle. “She’s looking for projects she could complete in an evening. Any ideas?” Of course I have ideas… 😉 Quick writing sales: projects you can complete fast A tip: pay attention to writing chores people dislike doing. You can turn these into … Read more