Archives for Susanna Perkins


Susanna was dragged back, kicking and screaming, into freelancing after losing her job in the banking meltdown in March, '09. One 3-month stint in an appalling temp job persuaded her to get serious about establishing herself as web writer. In March, 2012, she moved to a small town in Panama with her husband and three small dogs. After enjoying the writer's life in the culture of "buenas" and "mañana" for 2-1/2 years, she's returned to the US. At least for now.
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Roving Report: Social Media Planning

By Susanna Perkins | June 28, 2019

Social media is a fun and effective way for businesses to connect with potential customers. If you haven’t yet created a social media marketing plan, get some practice in by creating one for your own business.

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Roving Report: Writing Success with Candice Lazar

By Susanna Perkins | June 21, 2019

In this interview, Candace Lazar, a former Wealthy Web Writer Reality Blogger, shares her take on writing success and business growth based in hard-won experience.

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By Susanna Perkins | June 14, 2019

Hearing someone talk through their goals with an industry expert like Rebecca Matter can provide you a lot of insight and inspiration into how to achieve the goals you’ve set for yourself.

Roving Report: B2B Emails — A Huge Opportunity for Writers

By Susanna Perkins | June 7, 2019

Writing b2b emails is a huge opportunity for writers. Businesses that market to other businesses rely on email to nurture relationships and to move the buyer’s journey forward. See how you can help them succeed…

Roving Report: LinkedIn Profiles – Live Review

By Susanna Perkins | May 21, 2019

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for finding and communicating with new clients. Before they can find you there, though, you need a professional profile. Get tips for creating your own strong profile right here…

Roving Report: How to Carve Out Time for Your Writing Business

By Susanna Perkins | May 13, 2019

Writers struggle with time management when they are just getting started and when they have a full calendar of work. Use these tips to make time for business.

Roving Report: Sponsored Content Practice Assignment Live Review

By Susanna Perkins | May 8, 2019

If you’re unfamiliar with Sponsored Content, that’s because it’s a fairly new type of writing. It’s becoming more popular, so this Sponsored Content Assignment for practice is a chance to learn this project type.

Roving Report: Welcome Email Message Practice Assignment Review

By Susanna Perkins | April 12, 2019

Welcome emails make a great and lucrative break-in project for writers. If you’ve never written one before, give this a read, and then try your hand at it.

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