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I’m Tara Whitaker, the host of The Modern Editor Podcast and founder of the Freelance Editors Club, where I help editors create and grow their freelance editing businesses through education, support, and coaching.

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The Power of "Why?"

In this episode, we’re going to channel our inner three-year-old selves to help us make intentional decisions about our businesses.

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The Power of “Why?”
15 Nov

The Power of “Why?”

In this episode, we’re going to channel our inner three-year-old selves to help us make intentional decisions about our businesses.

11 Ways to Market Your Editing Business Outside of Social Media
08 Nov

11 Ways to Market Your Editing Business Outside of Social Media

Social media can be a great marketing tool, but it shouldn’t be the only way we promote our businesses. In today’s episode, I’m sharing 11 other ways we can market our editing businesses that don’t involve hashtags or dancing videos.

10 Things I’ve Learned After 10 Years in Business
25 Oct

10 Things I’ve Learned After 10 Years in Business

To wrap up my business anniversary celebration, I’m sharing 10 lessons I’ve learned over the past 10 years. Some of them might surprise you!

5 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started My Editing Business
18 Oct

5 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started My Editing Business

Looking back over ten years of business, I’ve come up with five things I wish I had known back in year #1. This episode is a must-listen for editors just starting out in the freelance world.

The Best (and Worst) Things About Freelance Editing
04 Oct

The Best (and Worst) Things About Freelance Editing

In this episode, we’re going to talk about the best (and worst) things about freelancing editing. This isn’t an “everything is amazing and sunshine and butterflies” episode; this is an honest look into the highs and lows of being in business for yourself. It’s real talk with a healthy (not toxic) dose of positivity.

Are Editing Conferences Worth It?
27 Sep

Are Editing Conferences Worth It?

After attending the ACES Accelerate conference, I’m sharing my take on the importance of editing industry events and how to find the right ones for you.

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