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Tips for a Successful Podcast Tour

Today’s blog post is written by a guest blogger. If you’re interested in becoming a guest blogger, please read the guidelines.   Tips for a Successful Podcast By Melissa Miles McCarter Blog tours are now becoming the standard for book launches and ongoing promotion. However, podcast tours can be equally — if not more — […]

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16 Email Etiquette Dos and Don’ts

Email is the main form of communication in the business world, according to The Radicati Group, and 100 billion professional messages are sent and received daily. “Effective communication is important to building strong relationships and succeeding in business,” Reference says. “It’s a combination of good speaking and listening skills that leads to clear, concise communication at […]

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5 Work from Home Challenges

Do you work from home?  If you do, you’re part of a growing population of Americans who either telecommute or are part of the gig economy. What’s the difference? Those who telecommute work remotely for a traditional employer.  The ability to telecommute is increasingly becoming a trait workers seek in a new employer with half […]

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7 Freelance Writing Pet Peeves

Pet peeves: Particular and continual annoyances. We all have them, those little things that bother us.  They are especially common in the workplace. “And while you might think these are tiny details in the bigger picture (at least you have a steady job and livable wage),” The Muse says, “it’s ultimately better for your health (and […]

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Burnout and How to Avoid It

Burnout is defined by the Mayo Clinic as “a special type of job stress — a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion combined with doubts about your competence and the value of your work.” It’s something anyone can suffer from, but it’s especially common among the self employed. Why? Forbes lists five reasons. They are: […]

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Writers: Demand to Be Paid What You’re Worth

Equal pay for equal work is a frequent topic in the news.  The pay gap between men and women, however, is not the only area where pay needs to catch up to reality. When it comes to freelance writing, being paid what one is worth is a challenge.  It’s time for that to change. Unlike many other professions, writers’ […]

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