The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 6/17/16

Jun 17, 2016 | Resource Lists

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more pointers than others.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on saving time with social media scheduling apps and ten things you should know about literary agents.

From Frances Caballo: 15 Scheduling Apps to Save You Time

“The good news is that social media marketing doesn’t require you to sacrifice large chunks of your time. Once you’ve curated your information using one or more of the applications and websites mentioned earlier, your next step will be to spend five minutes scheduling your posts by using an application designed to release your selected updates at times of the day when your readers are online.”

From Chip MacGregor: Ask the Agent: What do I need to know about literary agents?

“Someone wrote to ask, With all the changes in publishing these days, what do I really need to know about agents? Let me offer ten thoughts…”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writing Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

Digital Book World

Frances Caballo

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn

Men with Pens

Merce Cardus


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence