Webinar: How to meet people in a room full of strangers

Date: Wednesday, February 1 Time: 2 p.m., EST / 11 a.m., PST Length: 1 hour Language: English Member price: $37.50 Non-Member price: $50 Register now Description 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 … Continue reading Webinar: How to meet people in a room full of strangers

Book review: Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business, by Louise Harnby

By Amy Haagsma Louise Harnby touts this as “a book for editorial business owners, by an editorial business owner.” She promises that it is not a marketing textbook and that she’s done her best to avoid using jargon; rather, she’s tried to give editorial professionals real advice in the same manner she would in a … Continue reading Book review: Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business, by Louise Harnby

Book review: Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers by Louise Harnby

By Amy Haagsma As a new editor, I have set out to learn as much as I can about editing, both the business and the craft. Among the many fantastic resources I’ve discovered are Louise Harnby’s blog, The Proofreader’s Parlour, and her books, Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers and Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business. Harnby is a U.K.-based … Continue reading Book review: Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers by Louise Harnby

My career change: Taking the leap into freelance editing

By Valerie Borden A few years ago, I realized that I was losing interest in my work as a holistic nutritional consultant and decided that I needed to go back to the world of words. This was the main catalyst for my career change in 2011 from the field of natural health to the world … Continue reading My career change: Taking the leap into freelance editing