By Denyse O’Leary Things have changed a lot from the days when a computer took up a large room, instead of a zipper case in a backpack. But fortunately, good business practice has not changed. Here are some concepts that have helped many of us stay solvent over the years: Specialize. We don’t get face time … Continue reading Five thoughts on getting and keeping new clients
By Denyse O’Leary If you Google "editing for self-published authors," you will see immediately that it is a growing business area. Forbes noted in 2012 that, in the United States, the number of self-published books with ISBNs had increased 287 per cent since 2006 (and had increased from 148,424 books to 235,000 in 2011). The Toronto Star … Continue reading Making the growth in self-publishing work for your editing business
By Denyse O'Leary University of Toronto demographer David Foot argues, “Demographics can explain two-thirds of everything.” Exaggerated? Maybe, but demographics can shed light on growth or decline areas for editorial services. The key demographic fact is that a certain number of children are born each year and no one can go back and change that number. Most of … Continue reading What difference do population trends make to your editing business?