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7 Ways to Grow Your Freelance Business

Dec 17, 2018

At Reedsy we have the privilege of working with hundreds of editors with successful freelance businesses. In this post we decided to share their best practices for winning high-quality projects and growing revenue. We will discuss three ways in which you can grow your business, giving you 7 best ... Read more →

20 Simple and Powerful Tips for Successful Freelancing

Nov 20, 2018

Whether you have experience working in the publishing industry or are just breaking in, starting a new freelancing business can be a daunting experience. Worry not, though: we’ve got you covered. So whether you're an editor, designer, market or ghostwriter, here are our 20 top tips for publishing... Read more →

How to Become a Book Cover Designer: the Master Guide

Oct 23, 2018

If you have a passion for books and design — and want a career that combines both — then you might be wondering how to become a book cover designer. The rise of self-published authors has increased the demand for freelance design professionals, making it the perfect time to join the industry. Wh... Read more →

How to become a better editor with Julie Tibbott

Oct 15, 2018

A New York City-based freelance editor and writer Julie Tibbott tells us how she stays on top of her editing game. After spending 13 years as a Senior Editor at a top publishing house, she is now a full-time freelancer who works with self-published authors.  1. Hello Julie. Tell us a little ab... Read more →

How to Start a Freelance Editing Business: 10 Actionable Tips

Sep 24, 2018

Are you a freelance editor looking to expand your clientele? Look no further than these 10 tips on how to start a freelance editing business. Read more →

How to Manage Tax as a Freelance Editor

Sep 21, 2018

Here is all you need to know about managing your tax as a freelance book editor. Follow these 8 easy steps to effortleslsy calculate what you owe. Read more →

How I went from being a blogger to creating author websites

Sep 19, 2018

Former blogger turned web designer, Joelle Reeder has worked with several New York Times bestselling authors. Since she joined the Reedsy marketplace a year ago, she has already helped countless authors build their online presence with websites that stand out. In this interview, Joelle tells us h... Read more →

Finding your style in book cover design

Aug 23, 2018

Micaela Alcaino is a graphic designer, turned book cover designer, who fell into the publishing world by chance. Helped by her distinct and recognizable style, she has built an enviable body of work, designing covers for many bestselling and prize-winning fiction titles. In this interview, she sh... Read more →

7 Top Tips for Creating a Great Professional Profile on Reedsy

Jul 26, 2018

The Reedsy Marketplace is home to the world’s best freelance publishing talent, from editors and book cover designers, to ghostwriters, and marketers. But as a professional surrounded by so many talented peers, how can you stand out from the crowd and find the projects best suited to your experie... Read more →

How to Get Freelance Clients: 7 Insider Tips to Help You Succeed

Jul 05, 2018

Since we started Reedsy a few years ago, we have seen hundreds of our freelance professionals get thousands of projects through our marketplace. Some used good tactics, some not so much, so we decided to share insider tips on how the most successful freelancers get clients. To sum it up, you nee... Read more →

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