Business Matters: A freelancer's guide to business success in any economy [NOOK Book]

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When Bette Frick launched her freelance writing and editing business in 1990, not having completed formal business training meant she would make more than a few mistakes. But not applying MBA models meant that as her company grew, her business model fit her rather than some business-school template.

As Bette learned her (sometimes) painful lessons, she shared them in her column, Business Matters, in Intercom, the magazine of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), from ...

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Business Matters: A freelancer's guide to business success in any economy

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Overview


When Bette Frick launched her freelance writing and editing business in 1990, not having completed formal business training meant she would make more than a few mistakes. But not applying MBA models meant that as her company grew, her business model fit her rather than some business-school template.

As Bette learned her (sometimes) painful lessons, she shared them in her column, Business Matters, in Intercom, the magazine of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), from 2003 to 2012. Business Matters republishes those articles, substantially revised and arranged thematically, along with several new chapters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781457182662
  • Publisher: XML Press
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 170
  • File size: 908 KB

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  • Posted January 20, 2014

    Do you ever wonder, should I try freelancing? How would I get st

    Do you ever wonder, should I try freelancing? How would I get started? How would I find customers? How would I make it through tough times? Elizabeth Frick—independent business owner, longtime columnist for the Society for Technical Communication, and survivor of half a dozen US recessions—offers wise words to help you sort out your answers to these questions and more. And she does it all with a tone that's both authoritative and friendly. She shares important business lessons from her own trials and errors, not to mention research, with warmth and openness. If you're considering setting out on your own, this book's guidance can help you make it happen.

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