One of the challenges with positioning yourself as a generalist is that EVERYONE looks like a potential client.
So it’s harder to decide who’s a good target (and who’s not). Which leads to overwhelm and analysis … Read more
Here’s a scenario for you: You have a client deliverable that’s due in three days.
You were given the project two weeks ago. But you haven’t dived into it yet.
Yes, you’ve been busy.
But in truth, if … Read more
“When are you going to get a real job…?”
Launching and running a freelance business is challenging at the best of times.
But it becomes exponentially more challenging when you don’t have the support of your friends … Read more
Writers who come from the “per word” pricing world tend to think in terms of incremental improvements.
Maybe you started with $.20 a word as your internal rate, and now you’re at $.35 a word.
“Well,” you … Read more
I frequently challenge freelance writers to make important changes to their businesses.
Such as raising their rates.
Or going after bigger opportunities.
Or pursuing better clients.
But sometimes writers don’t feel confident enough to make those changes. So they … Read more