Why attend a conference?

Every time I turn around, I see or hear from colleagues who are having trouble succeeding in their freelance businesses, yet only a couple of dozen have signed up to attend an event designed to help freelancers make their businesses (yes, writing and editing is a business!) do better. Granted, this event isn’t free, but it has to generate enough income to cover its costs, including travel and accommodations for speakers.

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See you there!

Early-bird deadline extended for Communication Central conference

To accommodate colleagues awaiting project payments, the early-bird deadline for registration for “Editorial Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century,” the sixth annual Build Your Business conference of Communication Central, has been extended to August 31. Details are at:

This event is a unique opportunity to meet and learn from colleagues from the U.S., UK and Canada with amazing insights into what it takes to succeed as a freelance writer, editor, proofreader, graphic artist, indexer, etc.!