Tag: writer

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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3 warning signs of writer burnout

You’re in the business because you love writing, but the reality is that that love of writing can only go so far.  The days get long, the words get harder to type out, and you just simply get tired.  Writer’s burnout is a real thing, and it can creep up on you faster and easier than you might think.  Here are some warning signs that you need to take a step back from the keyboard.

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Common errors in business writing

Sure, business writers should, ideally, know how to write professionally.  It’s probably recommended for long-term success.  However, the most common errors in business writing that I’ve seen don’t have to do with the actual writing itself.  In fact, they are more about how you approach your writing and selling it to clients.

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