Ergonomics for Editors

Presenter: Mindy Gulas and Sonya Poller
Presenters: Mindy Gulas and Sonya Poller Dates: November 15 and 22, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Length: 2 x 1 hour sessions Language: English Level: Introductory Type: Informational Member price: $84 Non-member price: $140 Register Now Working as an editor can be incredibly rewarding and also physically and mentally demanding. The science of ergonomics provides answers on how to optimize our workspaces to be more productive, focused and energetic as editors. This two-part webinar series will outline fundamental information and provide instruction on how to Continue reading →

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.