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Reality Blog Challenge: Boundaries Help Your Writing Business Grow

By Hayley Michaels | November 11, 2015

If you’re in business for yourself, then you need to set some boundaries. Boundaries will help you achieve 9 important goals in your writing business.

Member Update: Are You Scared Yet?

By Heather Robson | November 3, 2015

Lots of things about running a freelance web-writing business can be scary. So, are you scared? If you are, here’s one way to make the fear fun.

Turning Pro!

By Jim Wright | September 26, 2014

Turning pro, adapting a professional mindset about you web-writing business, is a critical step toward success. Jim Wright shares what it means to turn pro.

15 Minutes to Fame: Hard Decisions

By Heather Robson | February 4, 2013

Hard decisions are often fraught with emotion, and we worry we’ll regret whatever choice we make later. Use these tips to make the right choice.

Am I Ready to Be a Web Writer?

By Heather Robson | October 17, 2012

New freelancers ask three questions: How do I find clients? What should I charge? And am I ready to be a web writer? Find answers to the third question and gain the confidence to launch your career.

Learn How a Checklist Can Save Your Copywriting Career

By Christine Butler | January 4, 2012

Many A-list copywriters routinely use checklists to make sure their copy is as strong as possible. A checklist can be used as a job aid that reduces the risk of mistakes and oversights, and ultimately improves the quality of the work you deliver to your clients. Read on to find tips for creating and using checklists in your web-writing business.

Your 12-Step Roadmap To Becoming A Well-Paid, Working Web Writer: Module 11

By Mindy Tyson McHorse | March 29, 2011

The legal side of writing for the web is something every freelancer should at least have a basic knowledge in. This next step in your 12-Step Roadmap covers key legal guidelines and then offers advice on how to handle recession worries, incorporation questions, and tax issues.