Archives for business basics


Member Update: Dressing Up

By Heather Robson | October 15, 2018

Do you dress up on Halloween? Does your costume ever make you feel like someone else, with different personality traits? See how you can use the same idea to overcome hurdles in your writing business.

Four Secrets Profitable Freelance Writers Use to Generate Income

By Joshua Sigafus | October 3, 2018

Profitable freelance writers practice a few commonsense secrets to make sure they get more done, keep projects lined up, and steadily increase their income. See what those secrets are and how you can apply them to your own business.

Reality Blog: 3 Reasons Not to Be a Cheap Writer for Hire

By Tracy Clement Wilson | September 28, 2018

Setting prices can be one of the most confusing steps in your web-writing business. Opt to focus on value rather than providing discounts. You’ll attract better clients, but there are other reasons too!

Reality Blog: Weathering the Storm: 5 Tips for Safeguarding Your Freelance Business

By Tracy Clement Wilson | September 21, 2018

As a freelance writer you have a business to run. And just like any business, natural disasters can be a threat to your income stream. In this Reality Blog find some advice on safeguarding your freelance business against the unexpected.

Reality Blog: 10 Tips for Better Sleep: Why it’s a Crucial Element for Success

By Tracy Clement Wilson | September 14, 2018

For your well-being and for the sake of your business, you need to get plenty of restful, deep sleep. Use these ten tips for better sleep to get a quality night’s rest and be in peak form during the day.

Reality Blog: 5 Reasons to De-clutter Your Workspace (or Not)

By Tracy Clement Wilson | September 7, 2018

Clutter isn’t necessarily just a messy desk. It can pile up in other spaces too. It comes in all shapes and sizes. Whatever form it happens to take, it can all affect productivity.

Reality Blog: Getting Back into the Groove

By Tracy Clement Wilson | August 17, 2018

Does your writing business slow down in the summer? If you’re nodding yes you’re not alone. But as summer winds down, it’s time to wind your business back up!

Roving Report: An Interview with Lisa Christoffel

By Susanna Perkins | August 14, 2018

Don’t jump from one opportunity to another or go chasing the next course. Master the first thing before you move on to something else. That’s Lisa Christoffel’s recipe for success.