Category Archives: Running the Biz

#301: The 3-Question Task Filter

One of the benefits of reflecting on the week, month or quarter that has just passed is clarity. Because once the dust settles, you can see things from a different perspective. I did this recently and realized …
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The Easy Way to Avoid Payment Problems

Here's an easy and simple way to avoid payment problems with clients: Separate your deliverable from a project’s completion. Most writers tie their final payment to the project being complete. So, they only invoice for the work (or …
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#297: Copying What Your Peers Are Doing

Many writers make the mistake of copying the strategies their peers are using ... and doing it blindly. By “blindly” I mean you don’t take into account your peer’s target market, goals, preferences, experience or any …
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How to Stop Annoying Your Network

If you’ve ever been “stalked” on social media or by email, you know how annoying it can be. I’m talking about connections who ask if you, or anyone you know, could use their products or services. And …
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