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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!

Should you launch your freelance business under your own name, or a business name?

By Nick Usborne | October 6, 2010

The name you choose for your business can have a significant and lasting impact on how you market yourself. Today, Nick Usborne walks you through the pros and cons of using your own name, or a business name when launching your freelance business.

Closely Held Secrets to Promoting Your Business & Your Website Online

By Sid Smith | October 5, 2010

Recorded: October 5th, 2010
During one hour information packed webinar with Sid Smith, you’ll learn the tips and techniques for growing your business and attracting more prospects to your professional website.

Making the Leap to Full-Time Freelancer

By Roy Furr | September 28, 2010

Recorded: September 28th, 2010
Join Rebecca Matter for a special teleconference as she interviews successful full-time freelance copywriter, Roy Furr and find out how he made the leap to launch his freelance business.

Quick Tip: 3 Ways to Romance a Client

By Wealthy Web Writer | September 24, 2010

Use these three quick freelancing rules to make sure you keep your clients happy.

Best Practices for Working With Clients to Ensure You Get Future Projects

By Rebecca Matter | September 24, 2010

Do your clients like working with you? Are you the person they call first when a new project comes up? If so, in addition to being a good writer, you’re probably easy to work with. If not, use these seven tips to increase your repeat business.

Say This and Land a New Client

By Rebecca Matter | September 24, 2010

Writing autoresponders may be the easiest way to land a new client. Follow along with Rebecca and Michael Masterson’s advice to make your offer irresistible.

How To Get A New Client By Showing Them How To Get Customers

By Roy Furr | September 23, 2010

A hot seat is an event — a process — where copywriters and marketers look at what a particular company is doing, and break down their approach to suggest improvements on the fly. Today, Roy Furr shows you exactly how to employ the hot seat method to land your next dream client and to line up potentially tens of thousands worth of web writing work.

SEO Keyword Analysis & Optimization

By Wealthy Web Writer | September 23, 2010

Recorded: September 23th, 2010
Search Engine Optimization is the act of making your website more accessible and appealing to search engines. Knowing the basics of SEO is the first step in making your site search engine friendly. Join Ian Shiell as he discusses a number of onsite SEO techniques and tips that will help you improve your search engine ranking.

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