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 […]

Benefits of Phone Communication

Many people communicate via email because it’s cheaper and faster. It will probably not go away anytime soon. It’s simple and efficient, but how personal is email communication? Before the internet and email, people communicated by telephone. Freelance writers would contact their clients and then meet them in person. Phone communication is more personal and […]