More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Starting at $11.99
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 5/7/2013.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
As budgets tighten in the publishing industry, the need for freelancers increases since the number one reason people use freelancers in publishing is to save money. The opportunites are out there and this book will guide the reader through the steps needed to set up their own business from determining what to specialize in to finding leads to pricing structures to marketing your services. How to Start a Home-based Editorial Services Business is a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to break into this field of work. Chapters will cover the different types of editorial services, such as developmental editing, copy editing, proofreading, indexing, and freelance writing while aslo offering valuable insight on the business end of running a home-based business. The book will address tax questions, overhead concerns, marketing questions, and the advantages and disadvantages of freelance editing and writing. How to Start a Home-based Editorial Services Business will be the one complete source for this line of work.
Barbara Fuller is currentlythe director of Editcetera, an association of freelance publishing professionals based in Berkeley, California. She also runs an educational program that includes both skills classes and business classes. Her other speaking and teaching engagements include teaching writing at UC Davis, teaching editing for UC Berkeley Extension and Editcetera, teaching editing and writing for various government and private organizations, and speaking for groups such as Bay Area Editors\u2019 Forum and a San Francisco-based group of self-publishers.