Skills and Experience

  • What Is a Copy Editor?

    What Is a Copy Editor?

    Apr 10, 2024

    • Editing Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    What is a copy editor? There are many different types of editors – developmental editors, line editors, copy editors – each working at a different stage of the publishing process. With so many different types, it’s easy to get confused about what is involved in each occupation. In this blog post, we’ll focus on copy […]

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  • How to Become a Better Editor

    How to Become a Better Editor

    Apr 06, 2024

    • Editing Tips
    • Professional
    • Skills and Experience

    Wondering how to become a better editor? Whether you’re just starting your editing career or are an experienced editor, we have some tips for you – nine of them, in fact! And by reading this post, you’re already well on the way to one of them… What Skills Does an Editor Need? When it comes […]

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  • How to Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

    Mar 17, 2024

    • Freelance Tips
    • Public Speaking
    • Skills and Experience

    The fear of public speaking (also called glossophobia or speech anxiety) is a dread shared by many people. It is classified by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as a social anxiety disorder. For many of us, our biggest concern about speaking publicly is being judged or criticized. So how do you cultivate […]

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  • 5 Public Speaking Skills Every Speaker Should Have

    Mar 16, 2024

    • Freelance Tips
    • Public Speaking
    • Skills and Experience

    Public speaking skills are vital in both personal and professional settings. Whether you’re addressing a small group or a jam-packed auditorium, mastering the art of public speaking can significantly boost your confidence and enhance the effectiveness of your communication. In today’s post, we’ll explore the importance of public speaking and five essential skills every speaker […]

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  • 5 of the Best Public Speaking Courses for Professionals

    Mar 10, 2024

    • Freelance Tips
    • Online Learning
    • Public Speaking
    • Skills and Experience

    Have you ever wanted to know what the best public speaking courses are? Knowing how to speak confidently in front of a group is an undoubtedly valuable skill that can help you in almost any career. With this in mind, we’ve put together a guide to five of the best online public speaking courses. To […]

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  • 10 of the Best Careers for Former Teachers

    Mar 01, 2024

    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    Are you a former teacher contemplating your next career move? Whether seeking a complete change, taking a temporary break, or easing into retirement, individuals with teaching experience can choose from numerous opportunities. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the best careers for former teachers. We’ll highlight your transferable skills, and provide tips for […]

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  • Certificate vs. Degree: Which Should You Choose?

    Feb 25, 2024

    • Freelance Tips
    • Online Learning
    • Skills and Experience

    When you’re looking to advance your career or start a completely new one, it can be challenging to know whether a certificate or a degree is the best way to achieve your goals. In this post, we’ll explore what certificates and degrees are, how they differ, and how to choose between the two. What’s the […]

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  • 7 Advantages of a Certificate in Editing and Proofreading

    Feb 12, 2024

    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Online Learning
    • Skills and Experience

    Have you ever considered earning a certificate in editing and proofreading to jump-start your freelance career? While many aspiring freelancers focus on either one or the other, taking a course for both at the same time actually has lots of advantages worth considering. In this blog post, we’ll explore 7 key advantages: Keep reading to […]

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  • Top 8 Generative AI Skills for Freelance Writers

    Top 8 Generative AI Skills for Freelance Writers

    Jan 31, 2024

    • AI
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    It doesn’t seem that long ago that A.I. was just a Spielberg movie, yet here you are, searching for answers on how to use generative AI skills in your freelance writing career. However hard – and scary – it might be to grasp the leap from fiction to fact, we’re here to reassure you that […]

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  • How to Become a Technical Writer

    How to Become a Technical Writer

    Jan 21, 2024

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    Ever wondered how to become a technical writer? If you have a passion for technology and a knack for explaining complex concepts in simple terms, technical writing could be the perfect freelance writing niche for you! In this post, you’ll learn: What Is Technical Writing? Technical writers are experts in presenting complex technical information. Technical […]

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