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Subject:Concern about content & a From:Barb Philbrick <barb -dot- philbrick -at- PCOHIO -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 9 Sep 1994 09:33:00 -0500
B>To Karyl (who does make a valid point...but) and anyone else who wants
B>to see different topics on this list, I will say what I have said
B>THEN WRITE A TOPIC STARTING THAT THREAD!!!
Yes! Don't bitch about it, do something about it!
B>Contractors on the list: What means of expanding your business have
B>been effective for you. We've talked about qualification for
B>beginning, and the relative importance (or lack thereof) of hardware.
B>But how do you sell writing services to those who don't think they
I do mailings and network. I haven't tried to sell people who don't
think they need help - there's too much work for people that know they
need help for me to spend the time. In my mailings, though, I open up
right away with "Too much work for your writing staff? Not enough work
to justify a full-time writer? I can help." This tells people that 1)
I'm not after their jobs and 2) I am a freelancer - I am NOT looking for
It's worked so far.
barb -dot- philbrick -at- pcohio -dot- com
* CMPQwk 1.4 #9107 * No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway.