Top 6 Tips to Market your Writing through Social Media

Ready to start marketing your writing business online? Here’s a beginner’s guide from Emma-Julie Fox of Pitstop Media. Want to land more writing gigs? Have you tried marketing yourself through social media? If not, here’s a list of the top social media marketing strategies that can help you get more writing jobs: 1. Get active […]

Reader Question: Promoting Your Writing Online

Blog reader LC had this question about the writing business: “what can I do to promote myself more so work starts coming in steadily.” Let me illustrate with examples from my own writing career (I’m concentrating on the 7 years of writing online and not the many years of journalism that preceded it). In the […]

The Top 5 Ways to Promote Your Writing Business on Facebook

by Danielle McGaw Are you using Facebook yet to promote your writing? Or are you using it, but are not sure if you are doing it “right”? Then keep reading for some tips on how you can use Facebook to promote your writing. Facebook can be an excellent tool for writers to promote their business […]

Contently – A New Option for your Writing Portfolio

Writers are always looking for the best way to display their clips and samples – and I am no exception. While I firmly believe that you should maintain control by having a portfolio on your own domain, there’s nothing wrong with using another site as well, especially if it makes your stuff look really good. […]

Why My Email List Is like a Cactus

I have a confession: I built an email list, but I didn’t do it on purpose. Like many of my marketing endeavours it happened almost by accident. Growing my email list was a bit like raising a cactus – I stuck it in a virtual pot, left it to fend for itself and it turned […]

Updating Your Writing Portfolio – Survey

Here’s a little fun for the weekend – a one question survey on writing portfolios. I’m wondering, how often do you update your writing portfolio? Click on the image or the link to go to the survey. I’d love it if you’d say why you chose your answer either in the survey comment box or […]