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How to start a Home-Based Writing Business
     

How to start a Home-Based Writing Business

by Lucy Parker
 

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Have you ever dreamed of starting your own home-based writing business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your own business.
Author Lucy Parker, a successful home-based writer, shares her experiences and down-to-earth advice on

Overview

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own home-based writing business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your own business.
Author Lucy Parker, a successful home-based writer, shares her experiences and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based business. She shows you how to develop a business plan, estimate your start-up costs, price your services, and stay profitable once you're in business. From painless record keeping to savvy marketing techniques, her step-by-step methods are realistic, innovative, and easy to understand.
Whether you want to earn your living writing advertising copy, producing flyers and brochures, or ghostwriting, with this guide at your side (or next to your computer) you may soon experience the satisfaction of building your own home-based business.
Learn all about: Honing your writing skills; buying the right computer equipment; getting clients and referrals; effective networking; using the internet as a resource; bidding competitively; outshining the competition; controlling start-up costs; establishing a daily schedule; getting paid. Other special features include business-success worksheets, prospect-information forms, estimating forms, job-log and job-control forms, checklist of sixty key client types, guidelines for software selection and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762728343
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Home-Based Business Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet the Author

Lucy V. Parker is the owner and operator of a highly successful home-based writing and graphic design business in Land O' Lakes, Florida. She also lectures on writing.

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