Freelance Writing Income Forecasting

By Anne Wayman For a long time I also said it was impossible to predict freelance writing income with any accuracy. Then as I learned to keep track of my numbers – what came in and what I spent using a spending plan. I realized I could use a spending plan to also protect my…

The Difference Between Dreamers and Achievers

By Guest Column Editor’s Note: The following content is provided to Writer’s Digest by a writing community partner. This content is sponsored by American Writers & Artists Inc. www.awaionline.com. Last week was our annual FastTrack to Copywriting Success Bootcamp and Job Fair … Over the last 17 years, it has become THE copywriting event of…

Focus on These 4 Steps to Harness the Addictive Power of Email (And Turn Your Traffic Into Business)

By Henneke Are you working your butt off to run your business, but you still feel like you’re not making enough progress? In addition to building a social following, writing weekly blog posts, and managing your client load, perhaps you’d also love to develop digital products or write a book. But it’s difficult to find…

43 Bright Ideas for Promoting Your Lead Gen Content

By asibley@hubspot.com (Amanda Sibley) So you just created a piece of content for lead generation — congrats! While it’s tempting to go and celebrate, you’re not done just yet. You can’t just put a piece of content up on your website and hope that people will find it — you’ve got to actively promote it…

8 Types of Rich Media to Share on Google+

By Ryan Hanley Want new ways to benefit from Google+? Have you shared rich media on Google+? When you provide rich media within Google+, you maximize the reach and engagement of each piece of content and make it easy for visitors to consume. Here are eight types of rich media content to share on Google+….

10 Writing Techniques from Bram Stoker’s Dracula

By Rachel Scheller October conjures up images of crackling fires, shivering leaves, the grinning teeth of a jack-o-lantern … and, if you’re a fan of classic horror, that iconic, fanged master of the night, Count Dracula. We feel there’s no better time than October—National Dracula Month—to share some writing tips and techniques that authors can…