If you are a freelancer, it is important that you keep track of your own time and productive activities, yet you don’t want to spend all day tracking time. In a previous post, I wrote about an app that I use to track what I do all day: RescueTime, an online app that is also...
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Time. It seems we never have enough. However, that is especially true when you run your own business as a freelancer or a solo professional. I enjoy using an app called “RescueTime,” which is a web based application that keeps track of all of your online and off-line activities. The RescueTime app says that it...
As you may know, Writing It Right For You has a related company, Detroit Ink Publishing, where we work with authors providing ghostwriting, manuscript preparation, editing, and book formatting and publishing services. We also publish our own books through the Detroit Ink Publishing imprint. We are presently working with four authors who are in various...
It’s the first full week of February, and “Punxsutawney Phil” has predicted six more weeks of winter (like a rodent is actually a meteorologist…but I digress). This is a perfect time to really work on learning two apps I’ve used in the past. Scrivener is the #1 app designed exactly for writers, I am in...
I am a writer. I am an editor. I am a manuscript preparer and an eBook publisher. I am a social media marketing and branding consultant. For all of those roles that I manage for my three businesses, I do a lot of writing. I write on my MacBook Air from my home office and...
Updated for 2013: Yes, it’s almost here—the end of the calendar year! While most people are asking themselves what is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve, freelancers and small business owners should first be asking themselves important financial questions about their business finances. Before the clock strikes midnight on December 31, here are...
Originally published November, 2010. Updated September 2013 The post is part of the on-going 2013 series on the apps I use for my writing and editing business. Over the last few years, I have tested or tried or sampled just about everything out there. It seems as if new apps appear every day! But I...
Image credit: 123fr.com Everyone who knows me also knows that I am a true “Gadget Girl”…I work with a desk full of computers, tablets, and smartphones. I use Mac OS, iOS, and Android (sorry, Windows and Blackberry, I quit you both a long time ago)....