In the old movie, “The Secret of Nimh,” one of the animated characters is a crow named Jeremy. Throughout the movie, he is excited by anything shiny and pretty. “Ooh! oh-oh-oooh! A sparkly!” A lot of writers are like Jeremy. Including me. My inquisitive nature could be disdainfully referred to as a lack of focus. […]
How Do You Switch Your Niche?
If you’ve been a freelancer for a while, you’ve probably heard the advice that you need to select a niche. It’s much easier to stand out if you don’t try and be all things to everybody. Many freelancers start off as generalists, and then narrow their focus down to one or two specialties. For example, […]
Exercise Your Right to Say No
Not everyone is destined to become your customer; learn to say no to people who make unreasonable demands on your time
Business Planning in 5 Simple Steps
Instead of just launching into your next Big Idea or letting it fade into oblivion, take the time to follow these steps and outline exactly what you need to do to take action
The Hair of the Dog
Sometimes the cause of a technological problem is a lot more mundane than you might think.
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