Social Networking

How to Create a Great Profile

Jul 18th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Social Networking

The home base of any social networking presence is your profile, so make sure yours doesn’t suck by following the tips in this post.



NaNoWriMo: Thumbs Up or Down?

Jun 9th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Social Networking

I’ve signed up for NaNoWriMo every year for the past three or four years. I get all the emails about it. I hype myself up. At the start of the month, though, I always find myself busy with other project, and about a week or two in I decide that it’s too late to start [...]



What is a List? (And Do You Need One?)

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Social Networking

In your travels, trying to learn more about freelancing online, you’ve probably come across a number of sites talking about lists. They give you tips on list-building, list number retention, list messages, and more…but few actually explain what the hell a list is in the first place and why you might want to have one.



Meeting Clients Safely

Apr 15th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Social Networking

Sometimes, a client may want to have a meeting with you to talk face-to-face, and when that’s the case, it is important to do so safely. Writing is your business, and the issue of safety may not cross your mind as readily as it would with online dating, but the risks are still there. People can sometimes be just…creepy.