Freelance Writers Be Professional within LinkedIn Groups

Oh boy! Sometimes I question the level of professionalism of freelance writers. I also question how ‘in touch’ with reality some of them are. Perhaps it’s a generational difference but I’m discovering that some writers in writing groups on LinkedIn are bitter and pessimistic. These are people I prefer not to associate with in my […]

Freelance Writers: What Are Your Goals for 2011?

The New Year is approaching like a speeding bullet — will you be ready for it? Now is the time to evaluate your goals for 2011. Freelance writers who don’t have goals won’t have a plan of action to make 2011 better than 2010 and previous years. If you’re beginning your freelance writing business, you’ll […]

Freelance Writers Learn How to Communicate

Communication is very important, especially when you’re a freelance writer. It you can’t communicate clearly and concisely, you won’t have any clients and you’re freelance writing career may be over before you know it. Get to the point, make it, and move on from there. People are bombarded by emails, phone calls, and text messages […]

The Power of Positive Marketing and Thinking

I just read a brilliant blog post by Carol Tice on the WM Freelance Connection which outlined the steps freelance writers can take to earn more profits. The key is to stop doing what you’ve been doing and hoping for the same results. Most freelance writers, including me post resumes and 30-second elevator pitches on […]