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Angela Booth
Sydney
I'm a professional copywriter, writing teacher, author and tech journalist.
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Today, there are more writing opportunities than there have ever been for writers. Everyone wants content. You can build a six-figure career on writing articles because content is so profitable. In this mini-course, we look at five writers who've found... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
A ghostwriter is someone who gets paid to write; usually books, but also short material like presentations, speeches, and magazine articles. The hirer gets the copyright and the credit. Ghosting projects are works made for hire. For the duration of... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Do more with your Kindle ebooks Did you know that if you’re selling just one version of a nonfiction book, you’re missing out on sales? If you’re writing nonfiction Kindle ebooks, consider creating a Web version of the product as... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
If you’re not scared, you’re too comfortable I work with writers every day, so I know that writers have all kinds of worries. Hey, we’re all nervous. Anxiety is part of being a writer. However, consider what you could achieve... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Yes, instant blogging success might be as likely as purple pigs flying past your window. The point I’m making is: blog. The worst blog in the world will teach you a lot — the time and energy you spent in... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
When you’re creating content for a client — before, during and after you’ve developed a content strategy — check out keyword tools, to see what people are searching for. Keep in mind: Your client’s goals The product your client is... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Your social media following is worth money. Here’s an example. Let’s say that two writers want the same writing gig: Writer A, who has an aggregated social media following of 2,000, and Writer B, who’s blithely ignoring social media. Writer... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 23, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
“Writing is an ACT of faith…” The operative word is ACT. Put your rear end in a chair. Write. Writing is always discovery. You will never translate what’s in your head via your fingertips to the screen, much less to... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 22, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
If you’re an opportunity writer, you’ve sold ideas already, and are busily creating. If you’re not using the process, get on board now, it’s not to late to cash in. I asked a several students what they were offering for... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 22, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Sell your articles as… You’ve pitched a company, and you’re selling them content: articles, in one form or another. What can you turn those articles into? Anything you like, that works for the strategy you’ve developed. Including: Blog content Social... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 21, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Think “visual”, to grab attention Buzzfeed does this well. Your articles need visuals. A screen full of text, on any device, is uninspiring and uninviting. Discuss visuals with your clients. Most will have lots of visual content you can... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 18, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Large companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on marketing annually. When you become a content strategist, you can charge hefty fees. And your strategy is based on articles – which you already know how to write. Are you a... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 17, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Why blog? Because you CAN. And because it will make you a better writer. Writing is a muscle. If you exercise it, it grows. It takes you in new directions… BECAUSE you’re writing. Here’s what I know. You can sit... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 15, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Social Media Advertising: concepts — images, and text Many more businesses are using social media, but they use it in a makeshift fashion. Someone says: “post to Facebook, now”, and it’s done. You can help businesses to make social... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 14, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
ponsored content’s replacing banner advertising With straight banner advertising dead, sponsored content is its replacement. Unfortunately, as Mashable points out, marketers lose the plot. They get hypnotized by clicks, and a lot of sponsored content is just click-bait. Where’s the... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 13, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Your Creative Business: Coaching to Turn Your Creativity into Profits Just 24 hours remaining for you to use your discount code on this hugely popular and successful program. After January 15, the fee for the coaching increases substantially. Compared with... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 13, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Prepare, prepare… tweet NOW There’s no ONE way to use any social media network. There’s simply a way which works for you, at this time in your writing career. For example, if you’ve just published an ebook, you’ll jump... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 12, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
I LOVE my bullet journal, but its tasks exist as lists, and it’s all too easy to migrate tasks. You jot tasks down as you think of them. You can prioritize, but you get used to glancing at the day’s... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 11, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
“How does batching save time?” Readers have asked how batching saves time. Here’s how: You only set up for the task once per session; You get into the mind set for the task, so that you can get things done... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 11, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Our new program, Copywriting Beginners’ Creative Gold Rush, gets you started There’s a lot of money for new copywriters in PPC advertising. Copywriters think in terms of writing the dinky PPC ads. So do advertisers, and this costs them money.... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 11, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
The new way to get writing jobs: sell your ideas Funny story. Deb, one of my writing students, is working with our new program, Opportunity Writing. She sent out a few ideas earlier this week to people she’d worked with... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 8, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. The story question: BIG trouble for your main character Whether you follow the Hero’s Journey in your plotting or not, it’s useful because it reminds you that your main character starts off in his ordinary world. If you’re writing... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 6, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
4. Start time on a project is slow, so expect that One of the most common complaints I hear from students is: “It’s taking too long…” Everything takes longer when you’re learning, so expect that. If you’re learning how to... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 6, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Commerce happens via the calendar The Christmas sales season has just passed. For many retailers, Christmas and other holidays account for the bulk of their sales during the year. Valentine’s Day is the next major “sales” event. Then there’s Easter.... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 5, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Ideas into action: share your ideas — take action As the great David Ogilvy said: “In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.” Make this... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 4, 2015 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog