Wed, 24 July 2013
If you've ever bought a product online, at a store or through a catalog (OK … if you've ever bough anything!), chances are you read the product's descriptive copy before making your final buying decision.
And guess what? That copy didn't just write itself. The manufacturer or distributor hired a copywriter to put it together.
What's involved in this type of writing? How well does it pay? How do you land projects? And are there any opportunities in the B2B arena for this type of work?
Wed, 17 July 2013
Did you know that entrepreneurs are willing to pay writers $3,000 - $6,000 (and even more!) to write a business plan for them?
There are many reasons why. But one of the most important is that most banks and investors need to see a well-written business plan before they even consider investing in a business.
My guest for this episode is Jessica Oman, founder of Write Ahead and an expert on writing business plans. In this interview, Jessica explains the opportunity in writing business plans for clients.
Wed, 10 July 2013
One of the fastest ways to propel your writing business to the six-figure level is to become a MUCH more efficient writer. And in this week's show, you'll learn 8 simple steps to boosting your writing speed by 30% or more.
My guest is Daphne Gray-Grant — an authority on writing faster. Daphne's strategies are a big reason why I earn $200++ per hour when I write for clients.
Wed, 3 July 2013
Networking. The very thought of it makes many writers break into a cold sweat!
But who said networking events and opportunities have to be so nerve-racking?
In this episode I interview Ilise Benun, an author, consultant, national speaker and co-founder of Marketing Mentor. Ilise shares how to choose the right event, and how to prepare to make the best of your time.
Additionally, she tells us some smart things you can do to stand out, get noticed and increase your chances of starting some dialogue to continue after the event.