November 27, 2014

Self Promotion – Does It Have to Feel Smarmy?

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A couple of days ago, I had an interesting conversation about self-promotion with Julia Hull, Director of Customer Support for Bundle Post (the greatest social media management and curation software on earth). As I made my morning rounds for clients on Facebook, I saw Julia had posted a question in her status asking friends what […]

Freelance Writers: Succeed in the Freelance World by Creating a Memorable Personal Brand

Don't just stand out -- be memorable.

I’ve been an online marketing expert for over a decade, and one of the main forms of online marketing that I’ve practiced involves blogger outreach. Usually, I write articles as part of marketing campaigns. I am a good writer, yet I’ve been successful not because of my writing ability, but because of my business sense […]

Set Your Big, Bodacious Freelance Writing Goals for 2012

Specific, measurable goals allow you to monitor your progress effectively.

Can you name the one skill all freelancers, or any entrepreneur, must learn in order to achieve lasting success? You’ve got to get comfortable with setting big, bodacious, but achievable goals annually for your writing business. The goals must challenge you and, if you have one, your team; include a way to measure progress and […]

Do You Need an Entourage to Get Any Play as a Freelance Writer?

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Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier), the hot young Hollywood actor from Queens and star of HBO®’s hit series, Entourage, hired Eric (Kevin Connolly) as his manager. But Vince doesn’t stop there – his friend, Ari (Jeremy Piven) acts as his superagent. Together, Ari, Eric, and his publicist, Shauna (Debi Mazar), work to keep Vince’s star on […]