Are You Sending Mixed Messages?

When freelance writers, artists, and business owners attend events to sell their product or service, they don’t greet everyone who walks by their table. Yet, business owners, freelance writers, and artists often complain about the little or lack of income they make. How do you treat people when you’re at an event? Do you greet […]

Building Business Relationships is like Dating

Many small business owners, including freelance writers, believe they can build their business alone. Building a solid business requires people. You could go it alone, but the road may be winding and long. Success could take its time to grace you with its presence. When it does, you’ll be tired and won’t enjoy it that […]

Freelance Writers and Artists Handle Rejection with Grace

Many freelance writers fear rejection. Heck, most people fear rejection. Once you understand “rejection” in terms of your writing or artistry, you’ll be able to breathe. Rejection is NOT a rejection of you. It’s someone telling you that your work is not for their business or publication. It has nothing to do with you as […]

Blogger Beware When You Guest Blog

Many freelance writers and bloggers want to get as much exposure as they can. Guest blogging is one way you can increase web traffic and introduce your work to many readers. Is writing for other websites (usually for free) worth it? Yes, it is. Writing for the right websites is the key. Before you guest […]

Formula for Success: Find It, Like It, Buy It

Many small business owners are not making money on the internet. They have a website, but it’s sitting in cyberspace among other websites. Your website is part of the equation to making money online, but there are many factors involved. For example, do you engage in social media? If you don’t, you could be missing […]