April 21, 2014

5 Tips to Maximize Willpower to Achieve Personal Goals

Maximizing willpower creates self-sustaining momentum.

Have you made any personal New Year resolutions for 2012?  Now, as the end of January approaches, are you sticking to them and on your way to achieving success? A new year offers a new beginning – a fresh start – and a great time to set personal goals.  Achieving personal goals builds personal confidence […]

8 Free Tools to Help You Meet Your Freelancing Goals in 2012 and Beyond

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Using free tools for some of your freelance writing business activities can help you get the New Year off to a good start. Before spending money on expensive software and applications, try out some of the free tools available to freelancers. You’ll save money and get a clearer picture of what features and benefits you’ll […]

Lisa Kanarek Speaks – 3 win the keys to home office organization

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As you all know this culminates the first of many great contests we’ll run for our loyal readers and subscribers. This first contest ended at 11:59 pm, December 19, 2011. The staff and I would like to extend our thanks to each person who entered the competition. Lisa Kanarek did the honors of choosing the […]

5 Things Dr. Dre Can Teach Freelancers About Personal Branding

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What is a personal brand? A personal brand represents an intangible business asset that influences how current and potential customers perceive your business and products or services – simply speaking, it’s public perception of you and your business. The image you project on social media profiles, personal and professional websites, and just about anything out […]

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 […]

Attack of the Freelancer Time Terrorist

Stop stressing over time and take control of your day.

One of the biggest advantages of working as a freelancer is the ability to manage your time and available hours. Effective time management seems to elude almost every freelancer at one point or another. Freelance writers, who don’t manage their time efficiently, run the risk of missing client appointments and deadlines, having to work well […]