Category «News»

Diversity is a Good Thing

Everyone has more than one skill. Regardless of how you view yourself, there are always things you’re good at and, in fact, you’re probably capable of teaching other people some of those same skills, if they’re interested.  Do you ever think to yourself…how can I make some extra money? Well, if you can teach others …

Has Your World Turned Upside Down?

On 31st December, 2019, the World Health Organisation identified “a cluster of different pneumonia cases” in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It was quickly named COVID-19 coronavirus. At that stage, people had no idea it would spread so fast and appear in virtually every country on the planet in some form. It’s incredible how much (and …

Even Nigerian Princes Demand the BEST Ghost Writers!

Dear fellow business owner, I just can’t make this stuff up, folks! Hopefully, most of you are already aware of advance-fee scams, sometimes known as “419” scams, named after the section of the Nigerian Criminal Code that deals with fraud. The idea is that the victim is contacted by someone claiming to be a Nigerian …

Have You Considered Outsourcing Your Editing Work?

Apart from being a writer, I have also worked as an editor/proofreader for over 10 years. While some might call me the “grammar nazi” because I can be a bit pedantic about spelling and everything else that goes with it, I certainly don’t feel offended because it means I do a good job. Whenever a …

Show Common Courtesy To People You Communicate with

This post could be considered as a bit of a rant but it is my site after all. 🙂 I  receive numerous emails from people wanting to know my charges for various jobs. That’s great because I am here to help people using the skills I possess. However, after sending that email, I find that …

Before and After

Hello readers. I hope life is treating you well. I have been asked numerous times if I can show potential clients a “before” and “after” sample of my editing/proofreading. Because I do mostly ghostwriting/editing/proofreading, I can’t share even part of the work I have been given…hence the need for this example. It shows a post …

Challenge Yourself

Do you enjoy life or are you simply a bystander watching everything go by? Is your life interesting? Do you challenge yourself to do better in certain areas of your life? If you don’t constantly challenge yourself, you’ll find that your life will seem dull and boring. Whether it’s work, a hobby, exercise or weight …

Ebay Can Do Wonders For Your Bank Balance

Do you have “stuff” sitting around accumulating dust? Maybe in a spare room? Maybe in a garage or shed outside? If you don’t want some of that “stuff” anymore, why not sell it on Ebay. Yeah, I know. You either don’t have the time or don’t know how to do it properly. I have great …

Too Much Negativity

Do you surround yourself with people who are always complaining about this and that? Do you find that they never have anything positive to say about anyone or anything? Maybe you feel negative all the time as well. This is partly caused by the people surrounding you. It’s easy to feel depressed, stressed, anxious and …

Time Suckers

It’s July now and Winter here in Australia where I live. Can you believe it? Do you find that time seems to fly by so fast that you don’t get everything done on your list of goals. If this is the case, there are ways to get more done so that list can shrink and/or …