The Top 6 Nerds You Should Know and What You Can Learn From Them About Business

There are lessons we can learn from successful nerds. After all, they’re successful because they’re doing something right. For nerds it’s more than fame – it’s business practices that stem from their passions. In this article I want to take a look at some important nerds and see just what we can learn from them[…]

2 Essential Things You MUST HAVE to Launch a Freelance Writing Business

Getting a freelance writing business off the ground can be all-consuming. There are a lot of things you need to account for like building a portfolio of solid clips, sending out applications to freelance gigs, and maintaining a blog. You have to spend time doing your own accounting and marketing, your taxes and client research.[…]

The Cost of Starting a Freelance Writing Business

Freelance writing has one of the lowest startup costs of any professional-level business, and still has a high ROI. You can start slow and small and work at another job while building your business, or jump all the way in as a full-time freelance writer. Before you make a decision though, it’s a good idea[…]

7 Awesome Reasons Your Company Needs Case Studies Right Now

I’ve read a lot of writing blogs, people. And on those blogs, there’s information about writing all sorts of things from blog posts to web content to business plans. But you know what I don’t see get a lot of coverage? Case studies. And I can’t figure out why. I mean, these are a marketing[…]

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5 Ways to Build Respect for Your Freelance Business

Most freelancers work from home, which provides a lot of convenience. Those who don’t live the freelance life think we just sit around doing nothing all day. This can be incredibly frustrating when you’re trying to convey yourself as a true professional. Snide, snarky comments are uttered in our presence often, like: So, you’re freelancer,[…]