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  • Should You Specialize Your Writing Business? – Tips for Freelancers
    Whenever anyone starts any type of business one thing that is drilled into their heads is niching down. Niche down your services, niche down your audience, niche down to serve a small portion of the entire audience so that you can specialize and make more money with less work. But, is it always a good ...
  • How To Write Quickly When You Are Overbooked – Tips for Freelancers
    Every now and then you may find yourself in a situation where you have no idea how you’ll get all the work done that you need to get done due to overbooking yourself. However, if you set up processes and systems, it will be more difficult to end up overbooked accidentally, and you’ll get done ...
  • Things To Consider When Drafting a Statement of Work – Tips for Freelance Writers
    An SOW is often referred to as a scope of work or statement of work. This is a document that can help you and your clients understand the scope of the work you are doing for them. It can help avoid any misunderstandings about what you will do for them. It is essentially a contract ...
  • How to Manage Effective Client Communication – Tips for Freelance Writers
    If you watch any TV shows or movies at all, what causes the most problems and drama on your favorite shows? It’s a lack of communication. If you’re afraid to speak up to clients (or anyone) about things it will be difficult to deliver to them what they want. As a freelance writer, your job ...
  • Expanding Your Subject and Improve Your Writing Skills: Creating Side Topics That Interest Your Readers
    Creating content in one niche is a good way to start with writing. You can write about one subject for a book, or a blog, or even as a ghost content writer. No matter what your subject is, you can expand on it in numerous ways so that you never run out of topics for ...
  • Creating a Space That Encourages Writing
    Writing is a brave career. It takes a lot for someone to strike out on their own and start creating pages upon pages of text for others to consume. And it can take a lot out of even the best of us. Creatively working takes a toll. With such a finicky career as ours, it’s ...
  • Listen To Me! Writing in An Authoritative Voice Without Being Overbearing
    When you’ve spent time organizing, researching, writing, editing, and rewriting your work, it’s easy to slip into the tone of you being the expert on your book’s subject matter. In fact, you probably are! But mastering that authoritative voice without your writing becoming overbearing on your audience can be difficult – especially for first-time authors. If ...
  • Change Your Life Just By Changing Who You Surround Yourself With
    We love this interview clip with Kristen Laidig, where she explains the impact of surrounding yourself with the right group of people. And keep reading for our thoughts on the subject too. https://youtu.be/_JQglhhqNN8 Kristen offers the advice to surround yourself with people who emulate what you want in your life as the saying goes – you are the ...
  • Reboot Your Book: How to Get Kindle Books Selling Again
    In this interview snippet, Ty Cohen, gives advice on what to do with Kindle books that have already been published and sales start to dwindle. These tricks are what helped one of Ty’s students sell 3oo+ copies of a 3 year old book in one month. https://youtu.be/uDirfMGeCAM If books stop selling or the sales taper off, you ...
  • How to Avoid Shiny Object Syndrome
    As an author or content publisher, it’s easy to get distracted with other ideas, projects and just about anything. Our friend, Ty Cohen, has been extremely successful because he maintains his focus and isn’t distracted by shiny object syndrome. Here is his advice for maintaining that focus. https://youtu.be/ad4vzb-ol8U When Ty first started, he confessed to being “all over ...