Since I announced the launch of my new book —Success in 3D: Three Pillars to Personal and Professional Achievement —to my social media following on May 1st, with the help of Publishizer, my team has been bombarded with emails and DMs.
The most common question:
“What is ‘Success in 3D’, and how will it help me?”
The short answer is that it will help you to identify what your highest marketable skill set is (your strength zone), and what your deepest, rooted passion is (your desire zone) — and then how to bridge the gap between the two so that…
As a freelance writer, it’s pretty easy to feel like you are locked away from the rest of the world.
You see, friends and family leave their homes every day to go to work, and they participate in work activities in service-oriented jobs, in office environments, and so much more — while you sit at home and type away at the computer.
While you may keep the money rolling in on a regular basis with your writing talents, it’s easy to lose sight of just why your job actually matters.
The fact is freelance writers really do contribute to society…
I know this claim may be hard to believe. In fact, the headline above may appear to be a little “clickbateish,” nevertheless, and no matter how bad (or good) your writing is right now, it is possible to improve it overnight. I’m not kidding!
With that said, you’ll also find that this article is going to be a fairly quick read from what you may be used to reading from me. …
So you’ve been writing articles for a while now, you’ve been posting regularly to grow the author-reader relationship, and you’re sharing valuable content. Now what?
Once you have established a habit of writing consistently, it’s time to examine how to get maximum impact from the efforts you put on your site.
In other words, how to turn the readers that land on your blog into paying clients or customers. After all, the goal of blogging is to showcase your writing abilities and to be able to offer your product and services, right?
Here are seven easy ways to make sure…
Building an audience of readers is of the utmost importance for all freelance writers and authors who wish to make a living at their craft. You must have readers to sell your work to (book and/or articles), and finding those readers who connect with your work is not always as easy as some might make it look.
The following are some tips for earning readers that I’ve learned in my twenty-plus years of writing.
Learn to become comfortable telling anyone who is willing to listen that you’re a writer and what you’re working on.
Truth be told, sometimes authorship is…
I was speaking to a fellow writer friend of mine the other day who joked, “E-books are the new white papers.” He was, indeed, kidding, of course. He knows, all too well, that there are significant differences between e-books and white papers, and even e-books and free reports.
That being said, there are no ignoring e-books. In fact, there has been a trend within the blogosphere as of late that is surrounded by the power of eBooks, and this trend has been growing and growing and doesn’t seem to have an end in sight.
They are especially powerful in terms…
In this article, my goal is to help you take advantage of the huge demand that is out there these days for freelance writers.
With that said, how do you know if a prospect is a potential “dream client” or not? If you’re just starting out in this business, you’ll need to do a little research and put together a list of clients you think may be good prospects.
Once you have your list, here are three tips for ensuring that you are choosing clients who are extremely valuable to your writing business, as well as to your overall quality…
One of the biggest complaints that freelance writers today have about their job is that friends, family, and neighbors, more often than not, don’t view their work as being a “real” job.
If you are thinking about getting into freelance writing, you may even be fighting your own internal battle concerning this issue.
Maybe you are thinking to yourself:
“Do you really want to give up your “real” job to pursue a career as a freelance writer?
If you have had this thought, you are certainly not alone.
However, as you begin picking up writing assignments, and working in the…
If you are like me, chances are, when you first started your freelance writing business, you may have heard from people in your close-knit circle telling you that writing is something anyone can do.
Perhaps you have even had that thought yourself. After all, you learned how to write many years ago in school, and you can certainly write a few sentences that make sense. So, why not get paid for your efforts, right?
Well, if you have been writing for any length of time now, you would know by now that being a professional writer is no easy feat…
If you want to be a freelance writer, copywriter, or blogger this article will change your life. Why?
LinkedIn is one of the absolute best ways to build a solid base of freelance writing clients — so you can have a steady income, and build a sustainable writing career.
How do I know this?
Well, to tell you th truth, I’ve found LinkedIn to be an extremely reliable source for finding freelance writing work.
Now, that’s not to say I get all my clients from LinkedIn. I do have many other different ways of generating leads and starting conversations with…