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Web Design & Writing

Web design and writing seem to go hand in hand, don’t they? This year since I’m stepping back into the freelance world, I have decided after careful consideration to add my web design services to my writing services. I’ll be updating my website later in the week (more like this coming Saturday or Sunday), to show some of my web design gigs I’ve completed for clients in the past.

I enjoy creating informational websites for new and rising businesses. With this enjoyment comes frustration sometimes so you can probably see why I was hesitant to combine both of my services. The reason for the frustration is the client doesn’t always give me enough information about their business, service, or product to accurately write up a page for them. Google it, they say, (more…)

Back in the Saddle

I feel as if I’ve written this post before and maybe I have, but either way, here it is again. Today is two days before 2017 begins, well maybe more like a day and a half, but I am starting up my freelance writing biz again. As you know if you read the “about me” section, I worked as a freelance writer from 2001 to 2011. I only quit because trying to balance a college workload and a full-time freelancing career was a bit much. I have to sleep at some point. (more…)

Brainstorming Day

Well, it’s the end of the week and year for that matter and I’ve been slacking on my brainstorming sessions. With a full-time job Monday – Friday and extra activities after work, this week has been a bit chaotic. Being the end of the year and holiday time makes it rough too. So today since I have a bit of downtime here at work I’m going to brainstorm some new blog ideas, article ideas, and expand on my e-book a bit. There is so much I want to get finished before December 31st (tomorrow), but it’s almost like every obstacle that can get in my way does. Don’t you just hate that? (more…)

5 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Website

Why? Why? Why? I hear this a lot from many small business owners who have been in business for many years. Yes, most of them have had a successful business for a very long time and always ask this one famous question, “Why do I need a website? My business is doing just fine”. Yes, just fine. And I agree, fine is good, but what about “great” or “awesome”, or even “booming”. I rarely hear a shop owner say his or her business is booming years and years after they first opened their doors. Eventually, the hype dies down and your business is going to need a refreshing new look.

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5 Ways to Market Your Freelance Business

Being a freelance writer sometimes makes it hard to have a steady income. So freelancers have it a bit tougher than other workers to find work. How do you find work as a freelancer?
Marketing yourself can turn into a full-time job. There are a few ways to market yourself to potential clients that work for many freelance writers.

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