We are exactly 10 days away from New Year's and this is good time as any to take stock of what you have accomplished all year through, and where you want to go next year - personally, professionally, socially, financially, educationally, in every aspect of life that you hold dear to your progress.
If you are an individual or organization that needs help with anything communications-related: writing, reporting, editing, proofreading, then please feel free to get in touch with me for your project, and we can discus your needs and work together on finding a solution.
Happy Holidays! I am signing off for the next ten days to enjoy a wonderful holiday season with my family and friends. I wish you the same, and let's catch up in the New Year, especially now that we survived the not-so-end of the world!
I love what I do - editing, proofreading, writing...and I love it even more when my clients are happy with the work I do for them. I had someone contact me to edit a book a few weeks ago. Then nothing. Then they came back and I agreed to work on it. Two weeks later, and my editing skills added to it, they were not only happy with the work, but paid me more than was agreed upon because they were really happy with my work, and now want to work with me on all their projects in the future. They were prompt with their payment, and they even gave me a shout out on social media. Its amazing word-of-mouth advertising for me. When you love what you do, and you do it well, not fabulously but just honestly and to the best of your abilities, then a moment like this can propel you for a few days. A high like this gives you motivation to go on and do what you love even more. My day have been awesome because my client liked my work and was kind enough to say good things to me and others about it. On that high note, I wish a lovely day for you as well.
December is turning out to be a busy month already. What are you working on?
I have decided to make a few updates and improvements on my website here. Keep checking back and you will notice the changes.
I just pitched an article idea to a new media outlet and got accepted. Deadline in two weeks - you will know when it gets published. Another magazine I write for checked in to see if I would do a review of a holiday show so that is on the cards as well.
Meanwhile, a friend of mine writing a book has asked me to take charge of editing, with a second book in queue. This should be interesting as well. Hopefully, I can do for the book what previous editors did not accomplish. It does need a bit of TLC but nothing that some focus can't achieve.
Here's to good work coming through and no 'idle mind is a devil's workshop' syndrome :)
Not sure about you but I am a bit of a social media person and try to use social media as much as possible for my personal and professional pursuits. If you'd like to connect with me then check out the Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin icons at the top right corner of the page on the masthead. I am sure we can connect on one of those media.
Meanwhile, new entrant on the social media scene - Vizify! I just got my invitation and set up an account. Click on the image here and you should be able to see my page. Let me know your thoughts.
I am also doing an article for an online mag about Vizify and how that affects the social media playing field, if it is useful or not and how you see it affecting social media overall, and at the user level. So if you have any inputs to share, just mail me on firstname.lastname@example.org and who knows, maybe I will use your quote and send some reader love your way :)