Many freelancers love social media, others don’t and then there’s the camp that hates it and won’t have anything to do with it ever. It’s your personal preference to be in social media for your professional branding or if you simply want a personal account where you sometimes share professional information. Do what is comfortable for you and never feel pressured to join something you cannot fully commit to. No matter what manner you choose to participate on social media, ensure you are happy with your decision as to how you will use the platform. Here are ways that social media has worked for me and what I’ve shared online on different channels…
Learning to say no in general is a difficult thing to do for many, but more so in a freelance setting where it’s usually a feast or famine situation for most folks unless they’ve strategically planned how they are going to grow their business. Many freelancers jump into that lifestyle on a whim and end up feeling overwhelmed, having to say yes to every opportunity, not knowing when the next good thing will come by. Learning to say no will help you change that. Here’s how and when…
Starting in the freelance writing world is usually the stumbling block for many and that’s a common issue. Here is some feedback from my experience starting out in the freelancing world that I hope will be useful for you either as a newbie or as someone that just needs a reminder!
As a freelance editor and writer, I’m sharing some insights here that will be useful for you. Whether you’ve taken on a new editorial role or have been editing for a while, these three tips are golden! Read on …
There are some basic professional courtesies to follow when working with an editor as a freelance writer. Here are some from my experience on both sides. I hope these three tips will help you if you are starting out and serve as a reminder if you are already a freelancer...