Choose the Right Freelance Writer Title

  When you're building your freelance website, setting up your LinkedIn page, or sending out a pitch to a potential client, you need to have an official freelance writer title that quickly conveys what you do and can lead clients to you via keyword searches. However, there are a number of various titles that freelancers … Continue reading Choose the Right Freelance Writer Title

Get the Most Out of Freelancer Facebook Groups

  Facebook is often overlooked when it comes to freelance networking, in favor of LinkedIn and even Twitter. I think this is a mistake. Yes, if all you want to do is pitch, LinkedIn and Twitter provide more direct methods. However, when it comes to building a brand, making lasting connections, driving traffic to your … Continue reading Get the Most Out of Freelancer Facebook Groups

How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: October 2017 Income Report

  This year, I started posting income reports because I have found there is a serious lack of these reports for experts in my field (namely, books), and I want to provide some hope to those thinking of entering it. I want you to know that it’s possible to feed and clothe yourself running your … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: October 2017 Income Report

How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: September Income Report

    This year, I started posting income reports because I have found there is a serious lack of these reports for experts in my field (namely, books), and I want to provide some hope to those thinking of entering it. I want you to know that it's possible to feed and clothe yourself running … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: September Income Report

Client Interview Strategies for Ghostwriters

  Book ghostwriting CAN'T work without some sort of interview process. Without getting on the phone and discussing book structure, goals, and content with your client, how are you ever going to deliver a final product that captures the client's voice and vision? You're not. Period. But interviewing strategies are not something everyone learns in … Continue reading Client Interview Strategies for Ghostwriters

How to Close the Deal with Interested Freelance Clients

Someone has responded to your cold pitch, and instead of a "Sorry, I'm not currently looking to hire anyone for those services," you got something more like, "Thanks for reaching out. I'm interested in hiring an [editor, ghostwriter]. Could you tell me a little bit more about what you offer and your prices?" Hurray! But … Continue reading How to Close the Deal with Interested Freelance Clients

Nonfiction Book Ghostwriting Q&A

Last week, I answered some of the most common questions I receive regarding fiction ghostwriting, so this week we're going to take a look at nonfiction book ghostwriting. This niche is a little less obscure, has less of a stigma, and is a bit easier to break into and make money from. However, book ghostwriting … Continue reading Nonfiction Book Ghostwriting Q&A

Write an About Page for Your Freelance Site (with no previous experience)

You know having a website is vital to your freelance business. You've bought your domain and your hosting and maybe even a fancy theme, and you've started setting up your website. The homepage goes pretty good. You put your tagline, a little more about what you and your business can do for the client, enticing … Continue reading Write an About Page for Your Freelance Site (with no previous experience)