I’m taking a course called Consulting in the Master’s program in Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Georgetown University. As a strategic content writer, I consider myself a consultant: I’m advising clients on the best way to create written and visual content that fits seamlessly into their content marketing strategy. I’m also bringing unique skills […]

  If you’re a small business owner who freelances like me, you’ve probably experienced the frustration of chasing payments from clients. Getting burned on promised fees is a huge problem for freelancers. In fact, according to the Freelancer’s Union, every year, the average amount freelancers are owed is about $6,000 in unpaid and late invoices. […]

Since returning to journalism, strategic content writing and copywriting full-time, I have asked been several times to use my byline and media connections to get articles about organizations “placed” in trustworthy, high-readership publications or blogs. Several prospective clients have wanted to pay me a fee to use my byline to get paid assignments from their […]

Today, a lot of people have great dreams of writing that best-selling novel or other book or making their online content “go viral” by becoming the next blogging or content marketing sensation. In fact, for books, the publishing industry has shifted so significantly that doors virtually have swung wide open to diverse voices through self-publishing. […]