Business Resources For Writing Entrepreneurs
Meeting the Writer’s Deadline:
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“Create a Writer’s Mission Statement” by Darla McDavid, August 22, 2011.
“Your Indie Author Mission Statement” by Allen Watson, July 29, 2013.
Author Marketing: It Begins With You & Only You! by TURNDOG, Dec 21, 2011
Business Resources for Writers
The Writer’s Business Plan
The Writer’s Business Plan is a book for those writers who may or may not have a background in business but have NEVER started their own business.
The goal of the book is to get writers to understand all the business aspects of starting a business to make money so you can pursue your writing over the long term. You may have been writing a long time, but now you want to make money at your writing. This book helps you define and achieve your business goals by guiding you through developing a strategy using Worksheets and Templates.
The Writer’s Business Plan provides the guidance and tools you need to build a full-time writing career.
The Right Brain Business Plan
This is a fun book for those who break into a sweat thinking about strategies, finances and marketing plans. If you fall into that category, read this book first, then get The Writer’s Business Plan to take your plan to the next level.
Productivity Resources for Writers
Meeting the Writer’s Deadline
Missing your Indie publishing goals? Losing money by delivering work late to sub-contractors? Struggling to write more than one book per year? Spend a weekend with “Meeting the Writer’s Deadline” and learn to deliver your work on time.
“Meeting the Writer’s Deadline” teaches you how to:
•Juggle writing, marketing, and production deadlines to grow your writing business
•Free your Creative Mind and finish on time
•Avoid procrastination and reduce deadline stress
•Forecast costs to stay within budget
•Develop a post-project process for future success
Be a writing entrepreneur – and reap the business benefits that come with meeting your deadlines.
Kris Writes – If you only follow one business blog, follow this one by Kristine Kathyrn Rusch!
This resource page is constantly being added to and updated. Please send any resources you would like to share to Tonya and they will be included.
Business articles for writers:
Business for Writers, Jane Friedman – lots of good articles on business for writers. Recommended!
Flowchart Maker & Online Diagram Maker: Drawing.io
Aweber – email marketing campaigns, newsletters, etc.
Sunome – popups, welcome mats, for your website.
zopim– online chat
Fiverr.com – graphic designers, ad writers, back cover copywriters
Book Cover Design:
99 Designs (thanks to the reader who recommended this service!)
Search Engine Optimization Tools:
WebTextTool – Guides you through how to optimize your blog and online marketing text. Includes Pagetrackers and Competitive analysis.
WordPress Site Development Information:
WebSite Setup: “How to Customize WordPress (Step-by-Step)” by Karol (thanks to the reader who recommended this article!)
Templates for Writers:
Sample Spreadsheet for tracking writing hours and word counts
Gantt Chart Templates and instructions
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