What to Do When You Don’t Know What You Want

March 1, 2021

It’s possible to turn uncertainty into a season of moving forward. Here’s the key: Don’t focus on the outcome. Instead, focus on the exploration.

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Applying the Rule of Compound Interest to Your Career

February 22, 2021

This is the story of how early investments I made in myself and my business paid off, why I think of my career in phases, and why you should invest in yourself, too.

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Join My Database of Writers and Editors

February 14, 2021

Open to writing or editing work? If you want me to consider you for freelance writing or editing opportunities or full-time writing or editing jobs, join this database.

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Want to Keep Your Best Freelancers? Follow This Playbook

February 11, 2021

Whenever I hire a freelancer — when I want to keep them engaged, invested and doing great work — my goal is to be their best client. Here’s exactly how I do it.

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How to Foster a Culture of Trust at Your Startup

February 3, 2021

Want to keep your top performers? Building a culture of trust is one of the best moves you can make for your startup. Here’s how to do it.

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Do Content Companies Need a Task-Management Tool?

January 23, 2021

I surveyed small- to medium-sized companies about which tools they use to plan, create and publish content. Here’s what they told me.

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A Deep Dive Into One Specific Strategy for Growing Website Traffic

January 19, 2021

Publishing a “best of” list is one of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to growing a website. Here’s why this strategy works, and how to do it well.

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Employers: You Should Hire Employees With Side Gigs. Here’s Why

January 18, 2021

If you want to build a world-class team, having a policy against the side gig is an outdated way of thinking that will work against you. Here’s how to get over some common employer fears.

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An SEO Playbook:
How We Increased The Write Life’s Traffic to 460K Monthly Pageviews

January 13, 2021

There’s a misconception that SEO is bad for the reader. But it is absolutely possible to optimize your content in a way that benefits both the reader and search engines. 

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My 2020 Year-in-Review, Plus Looking to 2021

January 7, 2021

I haven’t written a year-in-review post in years. So why would I write one in a year when social media keeps reminding me that simply surviving 2020 is an achievement?

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