Writers Enter Writer’s Digest 79th Writing Competition

Calling all writers! Writer’s Digest is holding its 79th writing competition. The fees are minimal and the categories are plentiful. Freelance writers, this is your opportunity to dust off those manuscripts and get them in front of people. The fees are nominal and you never know where it could lead you. Visit Writer’s Digest for […]

Communication is the Key to Growing a Business

When you speak, do you say what you mean and mean what you say? Nine times out of ten, most people talk in circles. It’s like listening to a politician answer a question about the state budget! Communication is the key in any business, especially freelance writing. If you don’t know how to communicate with […]

Freelance Writers Ask for a W-9

Freelance writers will do well if they think outside of the box. Did you know that you could become a W-9 employee? The next time you receive a call from a company inquiring if you’d like to work full-time for them, ask if you could be listed as a W-9 employee. They may find this […]

How to Use Facebook to Grow Any Business

I can’t tell you how many Facebook Friend and Fan Page Requests I receive from people I don’t know. They don’t tell me who they are or about their product or service. Assuming that everyone will automatically friend or follow your Facebook fan page is a misnomer. Freelance writers utilize Facebook to market their work. […]

Are You a Special Freelance Writer?

The new “buzz” word seems to be specialization. Everyone who’s anyone is a specialist. Doctors specialize in areas such as cardiac, pediatrics, neurology or some other type of speciality. Freelance writers can become specialists as well. You may believe you’re limiting yourself but you can actually make more as a specialist — just ask doctors! […]