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6 Ways To Successfully Manage Inbound Prospects

Inbound marketing is a powerful way to grow your business, especially if you’re a freelance copywriter.  I was thrilled when my first prospective customer found me after I’d written a blog post.  It happened when I was two months into my nascent freelance writing career.  My prospective client and I scheduled a call, we hit (…Read More)

Your Ideal Client

(Image Credit:  “Light Bulb No. 2” by Chuck Coker) My networking group, The Copywriter Conclave of Portland, keeps a regularly updated blog chock full of valuable information for me, my fellow “Conclavists,” and our clients.  I’ve been thinking a lot about what Conclave founder Amber James brought up in April:  the ideal client.   Amber mentions (…Read More)

Time Traveling 2013 Year in Review

2013 was … unique, wasn’t it?  It definitely was for me.  I transitioned from a Portland area freelance writer and editor to a branded business complete with a new office, an Oregon registry number, and a city license.   I felt sort of like Dak, Luke Skywalker’s gunner from The Empire Strikes Back.  I felt like (…Read More)

Writers Don’t Work On Consignment

I’m an experienced freelance writer, so I’m acquainted with the ups and downs of this vocation.  One of the more challenging aspects of being a professional writer – especially in the aftermath of a terrible economic recession – is that some people expect writers to work for free, or below their market rate. For example, some (…Read More)

Three Ways Great Writing Can Help Your Business

As a professional writer and editor, I’m always interested in other professionals’ views on writing.   I recently read an excellent article by Dave Kerpen entitled, “Want To Be Taken Seriously? Become a Better Writer.”  The article is written as a guide for both writers and professionals, and Mr. Kerpen gives several practical tips. Mr. (…Read More)