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So far this week, I’ve explained how I handle the several big things that must be done each day in my freelance business. But I didn't talk about what to do with all the small tasks that seem to endlessly get bumped to the next day.

First, I believe it's important to create to-do lists. Write al Read More
Today, I want to share a unique brainstorming technique I learned. This tip came from Mike Palmer, head copywriter for Stansberry Research, as well as the AWAI 2009 Copywriter of the Year and co-author with Michael Masterson of Copy Logic! The New Science of Producing Breakthrough Copy (Without Cri Read More
With so many new types of social media out there, it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Many of us already use the likes of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, and now even Pinterest. Is there really room for more?

The answer is yes, and it comes in the form of a vintage-style photograph and a free p Read More

Eat That Frog!

Eat That Frog! - http://www.awaionline.com Avatar Posted by AWAI under Strategy
From http://www.awaionline.com 3631 days ago
Having trouble getting things done? Christina Gillick provides an ingenius way to start your day on the right foot... by eating the frog. Read More
Before AWAI’s Bootcamp last year, I was still struggling with knocking down some of my barriers to success.

I was worried I wasn’t cut out to be a copywriter. I was afraid of failure – and success. I was terrified to market myself. I thought I might get a big client, mess up the entire project, Read More
How often have you done something like that—paid more for something than you should have?

That can happen in your freelance business too—more often than you may be aware of—if you don’t get a handle on your finances.

Fortunately, there are timesaving, simple things you can do to keep things i Read More

Reputation Counts

Reputation Counts - http://www.awaionline.com Avatar Posted by AWAI under Strategy
From http://www.awaionline.com 3633 days ago
There’s an old saying about marketing which reveals, “people decide using emotion, and then justify their decisions with the facts.” And that’s been proven by cognitive neuroscience research — emotional bias strongly guides decision making.

So why does that matter to you?

I was a successful s Read More
One of the most important aspects of running your own freelance business is managing your finances.

Keeping track of income, expenses, invoices and past-due invoices, estimated taxes, and other financial tasks can seem overwhelming, especially if you’ve never done them before.

But if you don’ Read More
Cindy Cyr demystifies your business's finances and makes keeping track of your finances an achievable goal. Read More
The first business I ever owned was a direct sales business. I went crazy buying inventory, business and marketing materials, fancy bags to carry merchandise in, and more.

I’d heard the saying, “It takes money to make money,” and was following that advice. Except I really didn’t have the money t Read More
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