Three Social Media Tips for Aspiring Authors: Guest Post from Avery Phillips

It’s not easy being a writer – from writer’s block to wondering where your next paycheck is coming from, the difficulties of being a writer are aplenty. One area in particular that lot of aspiring authors struggle with is the promotional side to being a writer. Today, with the overwhelming amount of information out there, … Read more

Business Tips for New & Aspiring Freelance Writers: Guest Post from Avery Phillips

So you want to be a writer? The easiest way to get started in the writing and blogging industry is often to go into business for yourself. But how? Starting a business requires all sorts of forms and paperwork and confusing jargon. Fear not—here are some tips and tools to help you realize your entrepreneurial … Read more

5 Ways to Improve Brand Recognition: Guest Post from Avery Phillips

Gaining brand recognition is vital to small businesses, self-employed workers, and freelancers to secure consistent cash flow and loyal clients. The truth is, the world of brand marketing is vast and potentially expensive if it is not navigated properly. Selecting the most appropriate marketing channels requires knowledge far beyond the basics of your target audience. … Read more

Email Marketing Gone Awry

I am very poor at book marketing, as evidenced by the sales numbers for my books. I’m not bad at giving away books—my free romance novelette Trapped by Love has been downloaded more than 28,000 times—but books that people have to actually pay money for aren’t as popular. I hope, though, that I haven’t made … Read more

5 Military Tips to Be a More Efficient Freelancer: Guest Post from Michael Denton

You’ve done it! You’re finally a freelancer, in charge of your own projects and time! No boss to tell you what to do, no nasty colleagues, and more importantly, no more waking up at 6 a.m. each morning! It sounds like an ideal career move, right? Well, once the initial excitement passes, you’ll learn that … Read more

Tips for New Freelancers

If you’re a new freelancer, welcome to the wonderful world of independent business. I’ve been freelancing for more than twenty years, and I can’t imagine working for anyone else. But if you’re just starting out, you may be feeling a little lost. So what does it take to make a success of your new venture? Here … Read more