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 […]

Channel Passion into Your Writing

Most freelance writers say they are passionate about writing. But what does it mean to be passionate? It’s a clich├ęd word like azure, breathtaking, beautiful, and survivor. Writers will tell you they write in their spare time in addition to writing for a living. Are they passionate about what they write? Would the audience be […]

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 […]