Louise Harnby

Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters by Louise Harnby, in association with The Publishing Training Centre (self-published, 2013), US$9.99/£7.18.

Written for those with no prior publishing or editorial experience, this practical guide takes new editorial freelancers, step by step, through the basics of planning their business. Chapters focus on why a business plan is necessary, the different aspects of editorial freelancing, training, client focus, getting experience, financial assessment, promotion, networking, tools for the job, and real-world case studies featuring new starters. Additional material includes tips from experienced practitioners that illustrate the tasks and learning goals discussed, as well as useful tools and resources. Published in association with The Publishing Training Centre.

The paperback and ebook are available from Amazon and Smashwords. A PDF omnibus version of the two books is available directly from Louise at a reduced price: Omnibus: Editorial Business Planning & Marketing Plus (http://www.louiseharnbyproofreader.com/omnibus-editorial-business-planning--marketing-plus.html).

Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business by Louise Harnby, in association with The Publishing Training Centre (self-published, 2014), US$24.49/£16.99.

Marketing Your Editing & Proofreading Business is for any editorial freelancer who feels that marketing is their Achilles' heel. It demonstrates that marketing needn't be difficult, overwhelming or boring. The book takes proofreaders and editors through the core principles of developing and implementing an effective marketing strategy that will get them noticed and generate business leads. Published in association with The Publishing Training Centre.

The paperback and ebook are available from Amazon and Smashwords. A PDF omnibus version of the two books is available directly from Louise at a reduced price: Omnibus: Editorial Business Planning & Marketing Plus (http://www.louiseharnbyproofreader.com/omnibus-editorial-business-planning--marketing-plus.html).