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By William Ballard
You know what really saddens me?
Every day I hear another story of how a freelance writer failed; or how he or she went under and filed for bankruptcy pursuing their passion. These writers have good intentions, but they lack focus on one critical area: SALES.
You almost wouldn’t believe this, but I am baffled by the number of freelance writers that I encounter daily who have never had sales training, and quite sadly, have no intention of developing skills in this area.
I want this point to really sink in…
The definition of a writing business is to sale a service for a profit.
Listen to me carefully when I say this: Sales and Profits are essential to the success and longevity of your writing business.
If you want to double your income more in the next 3 months than you did in the past 3 years, there are 2 things you need to start doing today that will… brace yourself… guarantee your success:
Believe me when I tell you this: If you do these two things every day, you will be able to succeed more in your writing business beyond your wildest dreams.
I know… I know…
You thought this whole writing business thing was just about writing.
I am sorry to burst your bubble, but you can’t neglect the “business” side of your writing business. And, believe it or not, SALES is essential to the success of any business, and that includes a writing business. In fact, I am going to be to writing more and more about business side of writing in the near future, so you will definitely want to TUNE IN.
You can be stubborn and pride yourself in being the writer that never sells (which is an impossibility), or you can DECIDE to take control of your writing career, success, and income starting today. It’s really all up to you.
If this is an area you need training and development in, feel free to learn from the best Sales Specialist – Grant Cardone (AFF) there is, or CLICK on the banner below to get your hands on the number one resource that every writer needs in his or her arsenal, produced by one of the Greatest (if the not, THE greatest) Copywriter of all time – Dan Kennedy.
About William Ballard
Freelance Writer, Copywriter, Professional Blogger, and Author of the True Writer's Life, William Ballard, helps small businesses and entrepreneurs, like you, broadcast their message across the Internet (and offline) and be seen as experts in their field. He has recently been dubbed the Expert Marketer of Writing.
William, a writer and content creator since 2007, enjoys sharing with others his experience on how to become a successful writer, blogger, and author. View more about William Ballard →