Forging A Career With Style And Good Grammar: August Meeting Recap

Five veteran editors were on hand at the August meeting of Freelance Austin at FiberCove to talk about their personal journeys through the professional world of editing, and share tips on how to understand and get into the biz. Meilee D. Bridges, owner of The Good Word Consulting Services, moderated the event, while Kamila Forson, a freelance fiction copy editor, provided…

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Trade Secrets: The “Dark Side” of Intellectual Property

Trade secrets are just that….secret. They help you do business by giving your products or services an edge over the competition’s. I call them the “dark side” of intellectual property because the term applies to information kept in the dark to outsiders. And it sounds cool. Here is a brief explanation of trade secret basics and how they can apply…

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How to Catch Bad guys & Win Clients Through “Thought Leadership”: Meeting Recap

Dave Jobe, CEO of Karmadillo, an Austin based digital communications company, will talk about how you can build your business through “thought leadership.” As an example, he told the story of the founding of Yakabod, and the key role that writing and marketing played in the early years of the company’s journey. He will talk about how Yakabod became a recognized thought…

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