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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.

How to Easily Increase Your Income by 30% By Doing More than Just Writing Copy

By Sid Smith | April 28, 2010

Find out how you can increase your income by putting yourself in a more valuable position with your clients by managing their entire web project. Sid Smith employs this approach and often adds 30 percent to his project fees.

7 Ways to Use Squidoo to Market your Copywriting Business

By Heather Russell | April 28, 2010

Learn more about Squidoo, a simple tool you can use to highlight your knowledge and writing skills to market your copywriting business. Plus, Squidoo can help you boost traffic to your business website and build your reputation among potential clients.

How to Choose a Niche That Can Make You Double the Income with Half the Effort

By Nick Usborne | April 26, 2010

Recorded: April 26th, 2010
On April 26th, join Nick Usborne for a one-hour webinar where he is going to share a unique approach to choosing a niche for your own freelance business. He’ll take you step-by-step through a discovery process that will help you identify YOUR best niche.

The Web Writer’s Roadmap for Creating Your Own Website

By Mindy Tyson McHorse | April 13, 2010

Turns out there’s a legion of folks who can pound out top-notch copy that engages readers and bumps up click rates, but have yet to make their own debut on the World Wide Web. If you’re a web writer without a website, Mindy shows you how you can change that in a hurry.

How to Make the Leap to a Full-Time Copywriting Business When You Have a Day Job

By Ed Gandia | April 7, 2010

Recorded: April 7th, 2010
In this interview, Ed Gandia will show you how he successfully transitioned from a demanding full-time job to a very successful full-time copywriting business in only 27 months. And how he did it without sacrificing his paycheck or putting his young family’s financial future at risk.

How to Run a Successful Part-Time Copywriting Business when You Have a Day Job

By Ed Gandia | April 7, 2010

Launching your freelance business BEFORE you leave your full-time job may not be the fastest way to make the leap, but it sure has the least amount of risk. Ed Gandia shares all the details on how he managed to work his full-time, six-figure job and launch a successful six-figure copywriting career at the same time.

Why You Should Invest More in Your Business… and in Your Professional Growth and Development

By Nick Usborne | March 15, 2010

As a freelancer, if you want to grow your business and truly succeed, you have to think more like a business owner and invest in both your business and in your professional growth and development.

The Dividing Wine Between Work At Home And Home Life

By Sandi Krakowski | March 15, 2010

Sandi Krakowski has been working for herself for 14 years and has been able to generate six and seven-figures from her home, all while homeschooling her three boys. Find out how she was able to manage it all.

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