The little things do matter. During this 7-minute episode of The Professional Writer podcast, I’ll acquaint you with three free and low-cost tools I use daily that help me demonstrate my professionalism and protect the privacy of my business.
Implement these tools today and instantly boost your professionalism.I WANT TO LEARN ABOUT THESE TOOLS
➡️ What should you do if someone steals your content?
➡️ Do you need to register a copyright for your book?
➡️ How much of someone else’s content (such as portions of a book, blog post, poem, short story, or song lyric) can you safely reprint?
➡️ Should you establish a sole proprietorship or an LLC for your writing-related business?
➡️ Why should you use contracts when working with clients?
Lawyer Amy Nesheim helps us understand important ways for writers to protect our intellectual property. Episode 77 of The Professional Writer podcast.I WANT TO LEARN THIS STUFF!
Do people hire you to work for them? Do you ever hire people to work for you? Do you speak at events or host events?
If so, a contract is a must-have. In Episode 68 of The Professional Writer podcast (which includes a transcript), I’ll:
➡️ Share contract horror stories
➡️ Suggest items to include in a legal agreement
➡️ Recommend easily customizable contract templatesI want to run my business ethically
The last thing you want is for your site to get hacked. We’ll install, customize, and run diagnostics on your self-hosted WordPress website using a powerful, comprehensive security plugin.I NEED TO PROTECT MY WEBSITE
If your website’s domain is coming up for renewal, you’ll begin receiving email reminders from your domain registrar about three months in advance of your domain’s expiration.
You’ll also receive renewal notices from other registrars who use scare tactics to try to convince you to renew at their exorbitant prices.I DON'T WANT TO GET SCAMMED