If You Don’t Backup Your Writing, You’ll be Sorry Later

Some freelance writers do not backup their work. Before they know it, the computer goes on the fritz and their client’s project is lost. Backing up your work will save you time and headaches in the long run. It doesn’t take that long to backup your system. And, some internet providers and offer backup service. […]

What Distracts Freelance Writers?

Freelance writers often work from home. Sometimes you will have to avoid distractions throughout the day such as emails, pets, kids, neighbors, condo or apartment maintenance crew, sirens, and anything else that can distract you from writing. Combating distractions is an art form! Working from home has it perks, but it takes discipline. Freelance writers […]

FTC Disclosure Affects Blogs

The new FTC Disclosures for bloggers can be confusing. The bottom line is…if you’re getting paid to write about a product, service, or destination, you must disclose that you’re being paid for it. The reason for this is people who write reviews may not give their honest assessment. Bloggers who mislead readers could face serious […]

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 […]

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 […]