Time for Freelancers to Become More Social and Play the Game

For freelance writers, there are a lot of avenues available to promote their work. Social media, however, should be the first and foremost tool to spread the word about interesting articles, searching for individuals to interview, gathering new story ideas and more. Some of the challenges that freelance writers can face with social media are which outlets to use, how often to use them, and where and when … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Supercharge Your Social Media Style

As a freelancer, what's your social media style? Are you fun and carefree? Or are you all-business, with each and every tweet and update carefully crafted to hook prospects and clients? Are you funny? Random? Self-centered? Whatever your current style, you can probably make a few tweaks to get even more results from your social media presence. Don't worry. You don't have to spend any more time on social … [Read more...]

How to Use Podcasts to Bolster Your Freelancing Business (Interview)

If you use an iPod, iPhone or iTunes, no doubt you've heard about podcasts. You've probably subscribed to a few and enjoy being able to consume content at the time and place of your choice. Did you know that podcasting can be an effective marketing tool for freelancers too? I recently interviewed Jeff Young, creator of the Catholic Foodie podcast. Jeff is a copywriter and social media consultant who was a … [Read more...]