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This site is designed for those who want to leave their cubicles and build real, substantial, and profitable businesses from their skills and interests. This includes things like whether or not you should incorporate, how to manage your business finances, and how to outsource projects to subcontractors. When it comes to the details of running your business, check here first.

Create Your Ideal Support Network for a Thriving Writing Career

By Candice Lazar | June 20, 2018

As a freelance writer, having a good support network can only help you succeed. Build your writing support network with friends, family, and colleagues… and then lean on them when you need to and invite them to lean on you too.

Reality Blog: Change Happens — Try to Keep Up

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 16, 2018

Change is a constant. That’s especially true for web writers. Things in online marketing change rapidly. It’s important to keep up, to control what you can, and to adapt to what is out of your hands.

GDPR for Freelancers

By Susanna Perkins | June 16, 2018

You’ve probably noticed the updated Privacy Policies flooding your inbox. All that activity is thanks to a new European law. Find out what these new regulations have to do with your business… even if you’re not located in the EU.

Reality Blog: Should You Stop Doing It All Yourself?

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 8, 2018

As a freelancer still in the early stages of your business, chances are you wear a lot of hats. But sometimes, it’s a good idea to hire some things out to people who either have more experience or more skill than you. Here are some tips for deciding when that is…

Reality Blog: Facing the 4 Fears That Might Be Holding You Back

By Tracy Clement Wilson | June 1, 2018

When it comes to launching and running a successful freelance copywriting business, there may be some fears that hold you back. Tracy shares four of the most common with tips on how to overcome each.

7 Tips to Keep Your Copywriting Business Growing

By John Torre | May 31, 2018

The strategies that will keep your copywriting business growing focus on communicating well with your clients, sharpening and expanding your skills, and leveraging new technology when it makes sense.

Reality Blog Update: Tales from Full-Time Freelancing

By Wealthy Web Writer | May 31, 2018

Recorded: May 31, 2018: In this live interview, Reality Blogger Tracy Wilson talks about her transition to full-time freelancing, including the unexpected benefits and obstacles that come with working for yourself.

Member Update: Change Things Up

By Heather Robson | May 29, 2018

When it comes to work, a good routine can keep you one track. But when things get stale, it’s time to change things up. See why this helps productivity. Plus discover what’s new and what’s coming up on Wealthy Web Writer.