writing a 'professional' email

Enough with the “Professional” Talk. It’s Tacky.

You know the feeling when you receive a rejection letter? Ugh, it’s awful. Especially if you really wanted the thing, whatever it was. But let’s be real—sometimes, it’s not that you didn’t get the gig. It’s that after putting your heart and soul on the line, all you got was an …

Why I Quit Freelancing

Why I Quit Freelancing

After 8 months, I knew it was time to throw in the towel. In November of 2015, after a few years of writing blog articles and running social media pages, I quit my job as a social media specialist at one of Arizona’s top advertising agencies and started calling myself a …

How to Price Your Services as a Freelancer

You know what bothers me? Reddit. Okay, that’s a lie. I love Reddit. I follow a few startup-focused subreddits and I love hearing what everyone else is doing in their businesses. But the part of Reddit that miffs me is, specifically, this subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/freelanceWriters/ You want to know why? Because it’s …

Why You Shouldn't Delete Your Small Business Facebook Page... Yet

Why You Shouldn’t Delete Your Small Business Facebook Page… Yet

Maybe you’ve noticed the slow but sure exodus of small businesses from Facebook. Or maybe you haven’t. And that’s exactly why they’re leaving. In January of 2015, Facebook started scaling back the amount of business page posts that were shown in their fans’ News Feeds. This drastically changed the way …