We chatted a bit last week about why you need a blog for your business. There are a few rules you need to follow, especially if you want people to spend their time on your site in as good a Continue reading Simple Blogging Rules to Guarantee Biz Blog Success
I have a habit of buying a lot of books. I love books. I don’t tend to get the time to read a lot of books, but the effort is made. There are two types that I look out for: Continue reading Selling the Dream: Guy Kawasaki and Business Evangelism
Having a blog for your business is a must in the 21st century. It’s not just something pretty for people to look at. So much business is content-driven anymore that not being able to produce something for the public to Continue reading Your Business Needs a Blog
You’ve been trying to figure out what to write for at least three hours. It sucks. I’ve been there plenty of times. You’re wracking your brain trying to figure out what you want to talk about for just one post, all you Continue reading Writing Prompts: What They Are and How to Find Them
MDD. Sometimes called ‘clinical depression’, it’s treated with a mixture of drugs and counselling and the aim is generally to ease symptoms, keep them in check, and help whoever’s suffering function in their day-to-day life. Even with treatment there are Continue reading Depression is a disability.
Every writer has their own voice. Every single one of us worries, or has worried, that we’re not using our authentic voice, somehow we’re borrowing it from someone else — or worse, ripping them off. How do you know the Continue reading What’s Your Writing Voice?
Over the past few years we’ve been hearing more and more about “basic income”, “unconditional universal basic income”, or “universal basic income”. Everybody from healthcare specialists to anti-poverty advocates have been chiming in about it and making the case for Continue reading What is ‘Basic Income’?
I’ve been blogging off and on for several years. In that time, I’ve learned several bad habits as well as all the stuff I should be doing, both from experience and from listening to other professional bloggers. I’ve also had a Continue reading 5 Common Blogging Mistakes I Made So You Don’t Have To
The most common piece of advice we freelance writers get is “pick a niche”. The idea is to go with something you’re an expert at, that way you become recognized among clients and potential clients as someone that’s the go-to Continue reading The New ‘Mel Writes’
Note: This post is written from the point of view of someone with depression and anxiety. If you have written a similar post related to other mental illnesses and/or visible and invisible disabilities and illnesses, please comment and let Continue reading Freelancing While Depressed