Archives for Business Basics


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.

Member Update: Take Stock

By Heather Robson | August 6, 2018

When you get pulled off track, you won’t always recognize why it’s happening… or even that it’s happening. The way around that is to regularly take stock of what you’re doing, what you’re not doing, and why.

Eight Free Tools to Help Your Copywriting Business

By John Torre | August 2, 2018

As a freelancer, sometimes there’s a lot on your plate. Fortunately, there are many useful and not-very-well-known business tools that are virtually free to use and that can help you be more productive.

Member Update: A Different Kind of Balance

By Heather Robson | July 23, 2018

Work-life balance is important. But it’s not the only kind of balance you need to think about and manage. Find out about another kind of balance that’s key to your success and fulfillment at a freelancer.

7 Ways to Make It a Great Day

By John Torre | July 19, 2018

What you choose to do first thing in the morning can have an impact on your entire day. Find out some of the best things to do as part of your morning routine to make it a great day.

Member Update: Three Things Soccer Can Teach You About Marketing

By Heather Robson | July 16, 2018

What can the World Cup teach you about marketing, writing, and business? Quite a lot actually. Click through to see three important things you can learn about your success just from watching soccer.

10 Tips For Building Working Partnerships

By John Torre | July 12, 2018

Having working partnerships with other industry professionals, like web designers or print shops, can help you leverage your income and deliver more value to clients. Learn how to form working partnerships that are good for everyone.

Monthly Member Update – Easy Business Builders

By Wealthy Web Writer | July 6, 2018

Recorded: July 6, 2018: Steady business growth is often a matter of finding the easiest and most effective thing to do… and then doing it repeatedly. Find out some business tricks that are simple and that you’ll actually do.

Member Update: The Art of Better Listening

By Heather Robson | July 2, 2018

Learn to be a better listener and life will become much easier. You’ll be able to write better because you know what your client expects and what your audiences wants. You’ll also be more enjoyable to work with because your clients and colleagues will feel valued by you.