How to Write a Blog Post in an Hour or Less

I open up the site administration area, and start a new blog post. The first thing I do when I get in there is set the feature image, then I write the article using my list and notes. I don’t worry too much about spelling and whatnot at this point, I simply need to get the words typed. Continue Reading

Notebooks: Keeping Track of Ideas

Keeping track of ideas is important. After all, these ideas are what will keep your blogs, channels, websites, and more going when you need to add more content.  You don’t want to lose the ideas you come up with, but it is near impossible to get to all of them Continue Reading

My New Planner

If you think a regular planner will work for you, great. This article will aid you in setting one up for your business. I used one for a couple of years, and it helped me in organizing what needed to be done. However, I think I felt too much pressure Continue Reading

Getting Organized using a Weekly Planner

During 2013 and 2014, I used a typical weekly planner to organize all I wanted to do with my writing ventures. At the beginning of each months section, there was a two page spread for the monthly calendar, then each week had its own two page spread. There were pages Continue Reading

Take Some Downtime

Downtime is important for you, your business, and your creative mind. Taking time away from your freelance business provides your body and your mind with the break needed to rest and rejuvenate. How long should downtime be? That depends on you. First, consider taking at least one day off each Continue Reading

Make Time for Marketing

  It is vitally important the we, as freelancers, make time to do the marketing for our businesses. How else will we sell our products and/or services? I know, I know… Writers just want to write. Photographers just want to take pictures. Web designers just want to design sites. I Continue Reading

My Top 10 Tips for the Freelance Writer

  Freelance writing is not always easy. It can be time consuming, and sometimes we may not know where to go from the point we are at. The important thing is to keep going. Here are my top 10 tips to help you along your way: Write first. Spend the Continue Reading

Make Time to Write

It is important that we, as writers, make time to write. I know there are many other aspects to the writing life that we need to concentrate on, such as: Marketing Promotion Editing Scheduling Social Media But we aren’t going to get far in our careers if we do not Continue Reading

But, I Don’t Want to Write Today

Most of us have days when we do not want to work, no matter what type of job we have. It is no different for a freelance writer. Some mornings you just can’t seem to get motivated. I felt this way yesterday. There was a family crisis and I just Continue Reading