The Client-Contractor Connection: 3 Tips to Communicate Better

She didn’t call back after I left a voicemail this afternoon. He didn’t respond to my email for an entire week! Did she get my…

Embracing the ā€œIā€™ in Content Marketing

I daydream about ideal content marketing writing clients. Visions of thoughtful topics that allow me to be creative and helpful, a robust audience of brand…

Ask Your Audience to Take Action

You’re writing your next blog post for a reason. Whether it’s a subtle suggestion to check out your product or service, or to nudge the…

Freelance is an F Word

Most self-employed people I’ve met hate the word ‘freelance’. It’s misunderstood. All too often it’s lumped in with words like fleeting, floundering, failure and famine.…

Writers Expect More Than a Contract

You’re diving head-on into a project. Details have been ironed out and it’s time to get to work. Whether you’re the writer or the content…

Is Automation Suffocating Authenticity?

While steady work flows in, long days turn into longer evenings at my desk as I mark off projects one by one. Like many small…