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23 Jul 2018

WIKIPEDIA TEST

Are you finding the “free encyclopedia that anyone can edit” to be a little too difficult to edit? Let us help. Not all topics are suitable for Wikipedia articles. To figure out if your company, your book, your CEO, or any other topic is eligible, just start here: Download Your Free Eligibility Guide If you’re […]

13 Jun 2018

OUR FAVORITE PODCASTS FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE

Break up the drive-time monotony with these entertaining alternatives to local FM. If you’ve ever spent a lot of time sitting in traffic, you know that local radio can get pretty monotonous. How many times can you listen to “Meant to Be” before you find yourself wanting to scream, “Let it go! It is NOT […]

08 Nov 2017

READING BETWEEN THE LINES: AVOIDING COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWNS IN THE CREATIVE PROCESS

If there’s one thing that drives a project forward while keeping everyone working toward the same goals, it’s good communication. At some point or another, all agencies encounter communication breakdowns. You think a project is moving along beautifully only for it to hit a sudden stall as you come up against an (occasionally angry) brick […]

19 Oct 2017

THE ART OF TECHNICAL GHOSTWRITING

One of the most challenging aspects of technical writing is communicating effectively with a subject matter expert (or SME, commonly pronounced as one word “smee”). SMEs have the knowledge that the technical writer must extract and translate into useful publications, such as documents, videos, webinars, classroom courses, and marketing collateral. In some cases, the technical […]

12 Oct 2017

INTERVIEW: A LOOK AT PUBLISHING OPTIONS

If you’ve written a book, you have several options for getting your final product in front of readers: traditional publishing, self-publishing, and niche publishing. Not sure which is best for you? Wintress Odom, owner of The Writers For Hire, shares a few suggestions to consider during this interview on radio show, The Price of Business. […]

12 Oct 2017

INTERVIEW: SETTING REALISTIC GOALS FOR YOUR BOOK

Writing a nonfiction book can yield excellent results: from strengthening your company’s brand to passing along decades of hard-won business insights. In most cases, however, writing a book isn’t going to make you very much money. Wintress Odom, owner of The Writers For Hire, makes a point of covering this reality whenever potential clients approach […]

04 Oct 2017

HOW TO PUT TOGETHER A WINNING INVESTOR PRESENTATION

One of the trickiest obstacles businesses face is crafting an effective presentation that will appeal to investors. Both new and established companies at some point face having to raise capital to operate and grow their business. The most popular way to introduce and solicit investment in a project is via the investor pitch presentation, which […]

27 Sep 2017

OUR OWN HARVEY HEROES

It started out as a bit of a joke, says Brittany Cooper. Not long after Hurricane Harvey filled Houston’s streets with water, Brittany and her husband, Cody Cooper, started checking in with her friends and family, making sure everyone was OK. When Brittany learned that one of her friends was stranded amid the rising water, […]

08 Sep 2017

HOW TO HELP HURRICANE HARVEY VICTIMS

Since Hurricane Harvey brought record rains to greater Houston, people throughout the country have been looking for ways to help flood victims. During this special radio interview, Wintress Odom of The Writers For Hire suggests effective ways to do that. Wintress also describes the program that she and her husband, Sean Odom, started to buy and […]

29 Aug 2017

INTERVIEW: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EDITING AND PROOFREADING

With traditional publishing on the decrease — self-published books represented 31 percent of  e-book sales on Amazon’s Kindle Store in 2014 — more authors than ever shoulder the responsibility of making sure their books contain clean, polished, and accurate copy. That means, ideally, that they’re hiring professionals to fine-tune their manuscripts once the writing is complete. The […]

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