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.

Working With an Editor: An Overview for Writers

Presenter: Marianne Ward
Have you always been a little mystified about what it is editors do, or even terrified at the prospect of working with one? This webinar breaks down the editing process (the stages of editing) and describes the relationship between editor and author. Bottom line: there's nothing to fear!

Sharing Your Editing Knowledge: How to Teach and Train Students and Clients

Presenter: Suzanne Bowness
Sharing your editing skills with other adult learners can be rewarding and even a creative exercise as you plan how to organize and deliver your material. Yet it can also be intimidating, especially without a plan for how to convey your material in a way that's engaging and outcomes driven.

Descriptive Transcripts for Accessibility and More

Presenter: Julie Kay-Wallace
Learn how, why, and where to use descriptive transcripts and make the most of your media!

Creating Accessible Documents

Presenter: Suzanne Schaan
Editors are often responsible for creating final documents for users. This session explores how we can make Microsoft Office documents more accessible.

Series Secrets: How to Edit Sequels and Companion Books

Presenter: Emily Stewart
Book series can be lucrative endeavours for indie authors and publishers alike, but they also come with their own challenges. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about how editing a series differs from editing an individual book.

Persuasion Wins: Creating a Persuasive Websites for Your Freelance Business

Presenter: Erin Brenner
Clients hire editors they trust. So how do you build trust in the online world? Start by adding persuasion to your website. In this webinar, you’ll learn 5 easy-to-apply steps for adding persuasion to your editing website.

Editing Stories in Images

Presenter: Julie Kay-Wallace
Whether you’re working with scripts, rough sketches, or nearly final art, even the most visual of stories can be aided by an editor’s sharp eye. Learn how to incorporate art directions in your developmental editing, balance text with art in stylistic editing, and proofread with roughs and finished pieces. This course will teach you how to tackle the art portion of an art-based story with confidence.

Copyediting Tips for Translators

Presenter: Vanya Wryter
In this webinar, participants will learn about copyediting translations for clients. The webinar will summarize the different levels of editing, then focus on copyediting for translations. Topics include differences between British, American, and Canadian English; common grammar and punctuation errors; and common issues to watch for when editing a translated piece. Participants are encouraged to bring their questions for the Q & A session.