Freelance Writers Improve Their Freelance Writing with Affirmations

Many people are familiar with the book and movie The Secret by Rhonda Bryne. The premise of The Secret is based on the law of attraction which states ask, receive, and believe. Many “spiritual gurus” advocate the use of affirmations in order to activate the law of attraction. Freelance writers who need more confidence or […]

Why Using Contracts and Proposals Are Important?

Some freelance writers accept assignments and projects without getting anything in writing. This is a big mistake and a red flag. If you’re approached by a publication who wants you to write for them, demand a signed contract. If the publisher is flippant about it, insist on getting something in writing. If they don’t want […]

Is Your Facebook Page Personal, Business, or Both?

There are more than 500 million active Facebook users. Of course, with the movie The Social Network that number will either increase or decrease the number of users. The one drawback to Facebook is that you must choose either a personal or business profile — they are not the same. A personal profile has more […]

Increase Sales and Web Traffic with Target=”_Blank”

I have a pet peeve about blogs/websites — sometimes the HTML code target=”_blank” which opens a link in another web browser is not used. If you’re not utilizing this code, you could be sabotaging your website and business. Implementing the code is easy and will help readers and potential clients remember your website! More importantly, […]

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 […]