Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Guest Blogging: How long should you wait for an answer?

Appearing as a guest poster on other blogs is a great way to build traffic to your blog. I've experienced this first-hand, as I've been lucky enough to be featured on a few high-traffic blogs in my niche (eg,, and, to name three). Read more on my guest blogging journeys.

The Problem with Guest Blogging

The one problem I have with guest blogging though is that sometimes you dont' get a response, and then it's like, "now what?" Do I use the post on my own blog? How long should I wait to hear back? Will they ever use my post? So, in my post over at today, I addressed the "guest blogging query" question. Enjoy it.

Inkwell Editorial Affiliate Program

Over the last four months or so, I've had a few inquiries about an affiliate program, as in, do I have one and if I plan to implement one. It will be up and running next Monday. What will it entail? You will be able to sell any and/or all of Inkwell Editorial's ebooks and the freelance writing ecourse and and earn 50% off of each sale. All sales material will be provided. Stay tuned for much more detail on Friday.

Freelance Writing Jobs Are Starting to Pick Up Again

I've seen an uptick in client orders over the last week or so (I'm swamped this week into next). Many clients are getting orders from their clients who are priming themselves for the upcoming fall season. The ball is starting to roll A few weeks after Labor Day, things really pick up, so continue to market (or start if you haven't been doing so). The orders should start to roll in if you've been marketing like you should.

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