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Business & Technical Writing

Business Management for the Copywriter
Beating Burnout - Tips for Copywriters and Every Writer - Dawn Copeman
Be Careful Out There! - Dawn Copeman
FICO Scores for Clients? How to Gauge the Probability of Getting Paid for Your Work - Jennifer Brown Banks
How to Leverage Guest Posting to Get (Paying) Writing Gigs - Jennifer Brown Banks
Seven Signs That You Need to Break Up With a Client - Jennifer Brown Banks
Take Control of Your Schedule! - Geoff Hart
Task-Based Logs - The Most Useful Method of Record Keeping - Laurie Lewis

Promoting Your Writing Business
Build Your Writing Business Through Testimonials - Jennifer Brown Banks
Five Steps to Developing Your Writing Brand - Sonya Carmichael Jones
Presenting Your Portfolio, Part I: Choosing a Format - Mandy Hougland
Presenting Your Portfolio, Part II: What to Include - Mandy Hougland

Business and Commercial Writing
An Introduction to Commercial Writing - Dawn Copeman
Blogging for Business - Dawn Copeman
Everybody's Business: Writing for the Corporate World - Barbara Neal Varma
The Rights and Wrongs of Blogging for Pay - Dawn Copeman
How to Write a Competitive Analysis - Michael Knowles
How to Write a White Paper - Michael Knowles
Resume Writing - Mandy Hougland
Writing Corporate Newsletters - Moira Allen
Writing Press Releases - Dawn Copeman

Editing and Proofreading
Breaking Into Corporate Editing - Moira Allen
Editing as a Profession - Aline Lechaye
So You Think You Want to Be a Freelance Proofreader... - Jan K., The Proofer

Grants & Proposals
The Art of Writing Grant Proposals - Penny Ehrenkranz
How to Become a Successful Grant Writer - Kathleen Ewing

Technical Writing
13 Tips on How to Tech-Talk to Non-Techies - Hasmita Chander
Digital and Personal Tech: Writing for The Next Generation of Technical Magazines - Mridu Khullar
Indexing Technical Documents: An Interview with Lori Lathrop - Barbara Vega
Is "Intercultural" [Technical] Communication a Moot Point? - Geoff Hart
KISS - Keep It Simple, Sweetheart: How to Write About a Complex Subject in a Simple Way - Devyani Borade
Looking for Work as a Scientific Communicator - Geoff Hart
Marketing the Wily Technical Writer - Michael Knowles
The Mythical, Magical Number 7 in Technical Writing - Geoff Hart
Succeeding as a Technical Writer - Michael Knowles
Technical Writers: It's OK to Lie to Your Readers -- a Little! - Geoff Hart

Writing for Trade Magazines
Using Letters of Introduction to Land Assignments with Trade Publications - Denene Brox
Writing for Real Estate Trade Magazines - Dan Rafter
Writing for Trade Magazines - Mark Lamendola

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