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Build Your Business… Grow Your Income

We’ve divided this general category into several subcategories to make your “Business life” a bit easier:

Business Basics: Learn about the things that enable you to effectively grow your business, increase your income, stay organized, and keep more of what you make in your pocket! That’s the basics of running a business, which is what you’ll be doing.

Getting Clients: Unless you’re simply building your own money-making web sites, you’ll probably want some clients to pay your way through your web copywriting life. In this category, we provide you with tips, ideas, and suggestions on how to go out there and get the best, highest paying, and most appreciative clients.

Marketing: Unlike the “Getting Clients” category, this section is more about the art and practice of marketing. We’ll provide you with ideas on how you can promote your own business to a wider audience, and give you ways that you can add value to your clients and earn a higher income by offering more services.

Working With Clients: Once you’ve got some clients to work with, what do you do next? Here, we’ll give you a hand with things like contracts, negotiation, and up-selling your services so that you can easily turn a $2,000 project into a $20,000 project!

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Reality Blog: Slow Down and Regain Perspective, It’s Good for The Soul!

By Andrew Murray | September 18, 2020

Sometimes you need a change to your routine to regain perspective. Andrew Murray shares his story of how travel serves to open his eyes to what’s important.

How Jon Morrow Launched His Blog with 13,000 Subscribers – and Other Blogging Stories

By Heather Robson | September 18, 2020

Jon Morrow talks about the keys to speeding up your blogging success, the best ways to monetize your blog, how to measure your progress… and more.

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Blogging and Business: Harnessing the Power of Attention

By Heather Robson | September 17, 2020

When Danny Iny launched his marketing consulting company, he spent a lot of time growing the company’s blog. It became the core engine driving his thriving business.

Blogging Your Way to a Life of Adventure

By Heather Robson | September 16, 2020

Michelle Schroeder-Gardner’s path to full-time blogging didn’t start in the usual way. She didn’t set out to make money from a blog… but she ended up with an income and a life of adventure, too.

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Member Update: Quick Connections

By Heather Robson | September 14, 2020

Staying connected with loved ones, whether through texts, phone calls, or person-to-person visits, is important, but it can get lost in the daily shuffle. A simple mindset shift can help…

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10 Tips for Reigniting a Stalled Project

By John Torre | September 10, 2020

Like any skill, creativity needs to be nursed… especially when you feel stuck on a project. The more time you spend actively engaging your creativity, the greater your chances of producing exciting and innovative ideas

Using Questions to Identify with Customers and Ramp Up Sales

By John Torre | September 3, 2020

A sale is often made or lost based on the questions you ask. If you aren’t landing all the projects you want, start by evaluating the specific wording of the questions you’re asking.

5 Approaches to Writing a Reader-Focused Newsletter

By Rebekah Mays | September 2, 2020

Writing a reader-focused email newsletter can be a gamechanger (for you or your clients). It helps you connect with you audience and pulls in work.

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