Digital Marketing Primer

Presenter: Erin Brenner
To grow your editing business, you’re going to need more clients. Good marketing will help make you visible to potential clients and create interest in your services—and digital marketing was made for solopreneurs like you. In this session, you’ll learn to craft a solid marketing campaign for your editing business that minimizes time and cost without sacrificing results.

Introduction to Academic Research Grants

Presenter: Letitia Henville
In this 60-minute webinar, Letitia Henville—a former in-house grants editor, and now the author of the monthly University Affairs column Ask Dr. Editor—will share details about the written and unwritten rules that grant applicants should follow, describe how research grant peer review committees work, and share resources for learning more about this rewarding and lucrative subfield of academic editing—including information about how to find freelance and in-house work in this field.

Personality-based Productivity

Presenter: Sagan Morrow
If you're struggling with productivity, it's probably because you're using productivity strategies that aren't a good fit for your personality. In this training, you'll learn how to choose productivity techniques that work with—rather than against—your personality. Throughout this process, you'll discover which productivity methods work best for your learning style, plus how you can conserve your energy throughout the week (while making awesome progress with work tasks!)

Introduction to Project Management and Time Tracking for Freelancers

Presenter: Cath Ennis
This webinar will introduce some basic project management principles that will help freelancer editors to develop more accurate timeline estimates for their projects, track their progress on current projects, and manage multiple simultaneous projects. The session will also suggest some methods for tracking and visualizing time and earnings that will help attendees to collect meaningful data to proactively develop their freelance business. 

How to Get Organized and Stay Productive When You Are Your Own Boss

Presenter: Sagan Morrow
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.

Why to Hire an Editor: And What to Expect When You Do

Presenter: Lynne Melcombe
How do I know if I need an editor? What type of editing do I need? Where can I find an editor? How do I know they’re qualified? If you’re a novice writer, these are only a few of the questions you may be asking yourself. But not to worry, in this webinar Lynne Melcombe will answer all of these questions and more, including how to determine whether you should hire an editor and what to expect when you do.