Learn the Art and Skill of Follow-Up

If I had to name one thing that causes more self-employed professionals to fail at marketing than any other, it would be lack of follow-up. Every day, I see solopreneurs and service business owners do a fabulous job at filling their marketing pipeline with prospective...

Writing Can Be Hard — So What?

Before she wrote her memoir Wild, Cheryl Strayed penned an advice column under the pseudonym “Sugar.” In answer to a letter from a self-described “writer who can’t write,” Cheryl replied, “Writing is hard for every last one of...

Develop a Writing “Habit Trigger”

“I write every morning between 6-7 a.m.,” says Honorée Corder, the author of You Must Write a Book and Prosperity for Writers. “There’s an alarm to remind me at 5:58 a.m. (in case I need more coffee), and I set a second alarm for 7 a.m. I write...

Deadlines Help You Write

Caitlin Moran is an English journalist and author who writes three columns per week and has published seven books — so far. Her columns and books have won multiple awards. She’s married, has two teenage children, and appears to post on Twitter 24/7. How...

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