August 16, 2017

5 Red Flags Every Copywriter or Consultant Needs To Know

Greetings, One of the things I remember from my childhood is my mom’s frequent sayings. One of them was that things have a way of happening in threes.  It might something like celebrity deaths… births in your extended family… and sometimes even … [Read more...]

Are You Price-Shopping For A Copywriter?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how much I charge to write copy. (The short answer is I quote by the project because I write both offline and online marketing.) The follow-up question I often get based on my quotes is why I … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Avoid Overbooking Your Copywriting Schedule

Greetings, Yes, I've overbooked myself before. I've done it more than once. You'd think I'd learned after the first time I did but I didn't. It took my second round to accidently overbooking myself to learn my lesson. It started out innocently … [Read more...]

Here’s A Hot Topic: Google SideWiki

Greetings. Last week, Google introduced a new toolbar.  In typical Google fashion, it's made a huge splash… although it's probably not the type of feedback that they were looking for. This new toolbar is called Sidewiki and it gives web browsers … [Read more...]

Here’s A Great Success Story

Greetings, I want to share with you a story.  It's a story that is a really great example of where networking and developing relationships can really help open doors for your career. It was May of 2007 when I saw a post in an online marketing … [Read more...]

Your Mid-Year Business Check-up

Greetings, I was straightening up my desk today and happened to look at my desk calendar.  That was when I realized that 2009 is almost halfway over. I quickly did a mental review of the goals I set for this year.  A few of them I had already … [Read more...]

Getting Stuff Done Quicker

One of the cool things about my business is that I can work practically anywhere in the world. Sometimes I’m working in my home office. Other times I’m hanging out in my local coffee shop using my laptop. For the longest time, I used to carry a paper … [Read more...]

Winners of Clayton Makepeace’s Holiday Contest

Last month, Clayton Makepeace ran a contest to help promote his site. Each contestant could choose to create an email, online video (YouTube was recommended), or blog post that told in their own words why people should check out the great free … [Read more...]

When One Door Closes…

Earlier this week, copywriter Michel Fortin decided to close his copywriting forum, the largest one of the 'Net. For many, it was a big shock. As a moderator on that forum, I can honestly say I wasn't surprised. Michel wrote an emotional letter which … [Read more...]