Is (Lack of) Insurance Preventing You From Becoming Self Employed?

We’re practical folks. When contemplating a freelance career, it can be tough to get over the hurdles of the benefits you don’t get. Employer-subsidized medical…

Should You Write for Free?

Early in my career, I was offered bylines and exposure in exchange for my precious words. While I appreciated the help getting my name out…

Writer Productivity: How I Complete Multiple Tasks Daily

At least once a month a friend questions my productivity. They ask how in the world I write and publish so much content each week.…

The Busiest Page on Your Writer Website Shouldn’t Be a Blog Post (And Three Tips to Drive Traffic to Pages That Convert Readers to Customers)

Behind the scenes, I’m a bit of a numbers nerd. I study charts, graphs and analytics related to my websites and social media. How are…

Writer’s Block? Use Content Triggers to Inspire Your Writing

  Sometimes writing topics hide in plain sight. The other day I was listening to the Brand Journalism Advantage podcast. My friend Phoebe was interviewing…

Platform or Private: The Pros and Cons of Two Freelance Writing Client Types

Where do freelance writers find work? That’s the golden question in the webinar I’m co-hosting later today with writer Liz Alton and the folks at…