C.J. Hayden


Helping you thrive as a self-employed professional

Business Coach
Writing Mentor

I’m the author of seven books, and a business coach and writing mentor for self-employed professionals. Please explore my blog, books and home-study courses, and live programs.

Blueprint for a Thriving Mission-Based Business

Thriving as a Self-Employed Professional or Freelancer

Are you ready to change how you’ve been running your business? Do you want to find a path to success that allows you to stay true to yourself? Would you like to break through the barriers that hold you back from thriving? My books and home-study courses can help you and your business evolve and prosper.

Business Building Writer

Writing to Build Your Business

Do you write blog posts, articles, books, or home-study courses to attract clients or increase your income? Or would you like to? With my Get It Written virtual retreats and Business Building Writer program, I’ll help you get your stuff written, improve its quality, and make use of your content and expertise as a business-building tool.

Get Clients Now!

Marketing & Sales for Self-Employed and Freelance Pros

Do you need more clients? More income? To earn a better living with less effort? My bestselling book Get Clients Now!™ has been helping professionals, consultants, coaches, and freelancers build thriving businesses since 1999. Get Clients Now! is more than just a book; it delivers a complete support system for getting clients.

Latest Posts from My Blog

How to Prime Your Writing Pump

How to Prime Your Writing Pump

"Priming the pump" is one of those expressions you probably use without thinking about it. Used metaphorically, it means to encourage the success or growth of a thing by taking steps to get it started. But literally, the origin of the phrase is the practice of pouring...

To Build Your Business, Let Your Light Shine

To Build Your Business, Let Your Light Shine

"I think I'm really good at what I do," declares technical writer June, "but I don't ever seem to get a chance to show people." June is experienced, highly-skilled, and has written dozens of instruction manuals and other how-to guides throughout her career. But she...

Do You Think You Should Be Able to Write Without Help?

Do You Think You Should Be Able to Write Without Help?

Picture the solitary writer, scribbling alone in a dismal garret. Shivering in a threadbare sweater and fingerless gloves, the writer persists despite poverty, heartbreak, and isolation from humanity, until completing the great work that will lift the writer from...

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