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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.

Roving Report: Getting the Most from a Live Event

By Susanna Perkins | October 8, 2021

Live events can be a career game changer. They give you a chance to deepen your skills. Even more important, they provide an opportunity to make connections. Get advice from event veterans.

Reality Blog: How to Handle Public Failure with Grace

By Suzanna Fitzgerald | October 8, 2021

You can’t do everything perfectly all of the time. Mistakes happen. What matters isn’t the fall. It’s how you forgive yourself, how you get back up, and what you do with your comeback.

Member Update – What’s the Story You’re Telling Yourself?

By Heather Robson | September 27, 2021

You tell yourself stories about yourself. We all do. Learning to pay attention to these stories and change them is a powerful way to stay motivated and confident.

Working from anywhere, even the floor

Reality Blog: Balancing Copywriting Schedules with Chronic Health Problems

By Suzanna Fitzgerald | September 17, 2021

If you’re building your freelance business while living with chronic health problems, you know it can be a challenge. This Reality Blog shares experiences and tips to help you strike the right balance.

Reality Blog: 6 Tips for Copywriting on the Go

By Suzanna Fitzgerald | September 10, 2021

Can you really write from anywhere? Anytime? Take a laptop to the beach, the mountains, or a hotel lobby? With a little preparation and a lot of flexibility, you sure can!

Roving Report: 3 Opportunities for UX Copywriters

By Susanna Perkins | September 10, 2021

Whether you choose to specialize in UX copywriting for e-commerce or content, or to do UX audits, focusing on the user experience will make you a more in-demand web writer.

Member Update – A Business Built on Gratitude

By Wealthy Web Writer | September 3, 2021

Recorded: September 3, 2021: This month’s the focus is on how the simple act of saying Thank You can work as a rewarding and effective way to grow your business.

Roving Report: Three Ways to Make Money from Your Blog

By Susanna Perkins | September 3, 2021

What can help you improve your writing, give you marketing experience to offer clients, and earn a good income all at the same time? Blogging… that’s what!

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