Multiplying Sales As A Writer

Written by L. C. Peterson

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4. Resellrepparttar same manuscript multiple times. My record for off-line for publication with one manuscript is seventeen reprints. It is easy to surpass this onrepparttar 127264 web.

5. Resell to editors. Once you sell to a company, send another query or manuscript to its editor. Some companies may buy from you for each issue, others will buy only once every so many months. Learn what they want before you submit. Learn this from studying their publication before you query. If they like what you do, keep them happy.

6. Use query letters whenever possible. When an editor has OK'd a query letter first you usually succeed at sellingrepparttar 127265 manuscript . This saves valuable time! Kill fees are more often offered if article results from a query letter as well.

7. Take a look at your sales. What has worked for you? How can you multiply your sales?

L. C. Peterson is a freelance writer with over 400 manuscripts published. A free email tutorial on Freelance Writing is at Writers and the Web at E-mail requests to

Three Easy Ways to Keep Customers

Written by Lisa Lake

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Reducerepparttar hassle of refunds and warranties. Make it as easy as possible for customers to reach you when they have an issue with your product. You might have 24-hour voice mail or email access. Then have a representative call them first thing inrepparttar 127263 morning. You can also reduce frustration by having clear refund and warranty policies.

If you lose a customer, consider it an opportunity! Consider why they stopped doing business with you and what you can do to ensure thatrepparttar 127264 same situation doesn't happen again. Customer feedback is one ofrepparttar 127265 best ways to help you improve your company's products and services.

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