Category: Business content writing

The worst words ever

As much as I love words, there are just those that take up space and don’t often give you anything for it. I know that professional writers are supposed to love all words, but that’s overrated.  Some words are just completely useless and leave good writers open to ridicule when used in conversation or writing. 

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The best words ever

It’s no secret that all writers love words!  We work with them day-in and day-out and we’ve all got our favourites.  However, it isn’t too often that any of us agree on what the best words ever are.  Below are some of my favourite words that tickle me in all of my happy writer places.

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How to win over a customer

As if researching, writing and editing weren’t enough to handle as a professional writer, you also have to figure out creative ways to win over the customer.  With all of the competition out there, it may seem that trying to keep the customer interested is an impossible task, but you’ll be pleased to learn that it isn’t.  It simply goes back to the core concept of why you’re in business in the first place: because you’re good at what you do.

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Behaviour yeses and noes: the writer

Professional content writers have rules to follow just like any other kind of professional out there.  However, since quite a few are freelance business writers, they don’t have formal rules that are agreed to and apply for all customers. If you’re looking for some guidance on behaviour to protect your professional relationship with the customer, take a look at some of the most basic yeses and noes to keep everything a-okay.

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How to deal with a difficult client

No matter how good you are at being in business, there will that day where you are going to get the customer who’s just impossible to deal with.  Maybe they’re rude, maybe they’re needlessly picky, or maybe they’re just really difficult to deal with.  Whatever makes them difficult for you, here are some tips to get through those interactions that won’t leave you feeling like a doormat.

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