As I was planning out some moves for Project Activate Us during the month of February (how is it almost February, anyway?), I thought it’d be great to share with you some inspirational blog posts from around the web. So, sit back, enjoy your Saturday and read some great posts.
1. No Work? No Worries. 8 Ways to Use Downtime to Boost Your Freelance Writing Business – by Lisa Evans, The Renegade Writer
It’s the weekend. Maybe you want to kick back with your coffee and enjoy it. But what about the things you could still be doing to help your business? Lisa approaches it from when we get in a place of famine as a writer, but if we did thing regularly in our downtime, we may never hit that famine. Great tips you need to check out.
2. The Essential Item You Need for Freelance Success That No One Dares to Name – by Carol Tice, Make a Living Writing
This brought a flood of about 100 comments over at Carol’s blog. I completely agree with her, and commend her boldness to come right out and say it. You really need this item. How you use it is up to you, but believe me, you need it.
3. The Top 10 Ways to Get the Traffic You Crave – by Jonathan Morrow, Copyblogger
Different types of writers frequent Project Activate Us, but we should all have a website. A portfolio. Blog. Something. And a website isn’t doing you much good if people don’t visit. Jonathan gives a few great tips to help you out.
4. How Plateauing Occurs: Pace vs. Potential – by Sean D’Souza, Write to Done
This is a beautifully crafted inspirational post by Sean. What is the plateau, how can you avoid it, and how does it destroy your writing potential? Find out by heading over to Write to Done and checking it out.