Do You Have a Writing Business or Hobby?

Posted March 22nd, 2013 by Val and filed in Business Writing, Getting Started, Writing Business
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Do you take your writing seriously? Are you approaching it as a business or as a hobby? A business is – well, work. A hobby is something you do to pass the time just because you like it.

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The Number That Will Transform Your Writing

Posted February 3rd, 2013 by Val and filed in Business Writing, Copywriting, Free Stuff, SEO
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What is the most important number for writers? It’s certainly not a combination of numbers that randomly win the lottery. It’s not the number on the scale, the number of kids you have or the number of jobs you’ve had before you become a writer.

The most important number for writers is ONE.

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5 Business Writing Blunders

Posted June 19th, 2011 by Val and filed in Business Writing, Web Writing
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Business writing blunders are common among new writers and can sabotage your efforts to attract business clients. Writing on business topics isn’t really difficult but there are some roadblocks you should avoid.

Too Formal. Online writing, even business writing, should be conversational. If you’re using huge words trying to impress people with your knowledge, you might be having the opposite effect.  Conversational writing helps make even complex business topics sound more interesting and intriguing.

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