Being a talented freelance writer, editor, proofreader or other editorial professional is not enough to get clients these days. You also have to get noticed on the World Wide Web, and that means having your own website. Get tips on why freelancers should have websites, how to get a site started, whether and how to find and use templates for design, costs, crafting “content” that gets noticed, finding and working with designers, and developing an effective design that will attract clients to your work. Examples will include sites that illustrate both what to do and what not to do. Note: This is a general class, not a high-tech offering.
Presenter Ruth E. Thaler-Carter maintains and updates her own website and has created, revamped or updates/maintains sites for several clients. She has written about and presented on this topic for the EFA, STC, Writers and Books, ACES and other professional organizations.