Make the most of your time and effort on social media by optimizing your online presence across platforms. Use social media as one component of your marketing efforts to gain more and better clients for your editing business. Learn fundamentals, such as market research and content marketing. This session will also provide an overview of tools to monitor and track the value of your social media activity.
Working from home effectively requires a different set of skills than working in an office environment. In this webinar, you'll learn how to manage work-life balance effectively, home office tips and tricks, and ideas for how to organize yourself so you stay on track with your business goals and priorities (without neglecting your personal life).
You’ve learned all the necessary skills to become an editor and now you’re wondering what’s next. How can you make the move from student to professional?
Freelance editors face unique challenges: you essentially have two jobs with editing projects for clients and with running your business. In this session, you’ll learn how to manage your time and energy effectively when you are your own boss and you work from home... plus how to stay disciplined and improve productivity, without the burnout and overwhelm.
Looking for ways to standout when applying to in-house positions? Why not start with one of your most important assets: your résumé! In this free webinar, writer and editor Letitia Henville will share with you how to craft a persuasive and winning résumé that highlights your past work experience, as well as how you can tailor your résumé to the different kinds of publishers.
As a result of attending this session, attendees will be able to write copy for their websites that addresses the client's needs and is more persuasive.
As a result of attending this session, you will learn best practices for writing and editing emails.
Have you heard the sage advice to attend networking events to showcase your company, build your list and find new clients to grow your business? But...You often end up standing around on the sidelines finding it hard to start the conversation when you're faced with a room full of strangers. If you get nervous and stumble all over your words when trying to meet people, you're in the right place!
The most intimidating part of freelance editing is knowing what to charge. Estimate too high, and you won't get any work. Estimate too low, and you can guarantee yourself a life of poverty. This webinar looks at the two major aspects of estimating: knowing how much to charge per hour (or page or word), and understanding how to assess how much work each manuscript will need. It gives examples of estimates for projects that range in scope from a short story to a major government project, and also demonstrates and evaluates some online estimating resources.
Being a freelancer is much more than working in your pyjamas. For the privilege of setting your own hours, you also have to be your own boss, the sales team, the office manager, the bookkeeper, as well as the employee. Learn how in this seminar, which outlines the basic steps to your dream job.