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Join two pro editors, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle, on The Editing Podcast for regular tips, tools and guidance on writing and editing.

The Editing Podcast Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 43 Ratings

Join two pro editors, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle, on The Editing Podcast for regular tips, tools and guidance on writing and editing.

    How are opportunity costs affecting your editing business?

    How are opportunity costs affecting your editing business?

    Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle chat about opportunity cost, and why editors and proofreaders need to keep an eye on this part of their business. Listen to find out more about:
    What opportunity cost isAn opportunity cost management frameworkKnowing your business goals and objectivesExample 1: Professional development Example 2: Software and toolsExample 3: Community
    Sign up for alerts about our publicationsWant to hone your editorial business skills? Our actionable guides and workbooks will help you plan and implement a programme for business growth and development.
    Sign up for alerts and we'll let you know when our publications are live and how to order:
    https://view.flodesk.com/pages/646bf79c644615ff2d1ada1a
    Support The Editing PodcastTip your hosts: Support Louise and Denise with a one-off tip of your choosing.
    theeditingpodcast.captivate.fm/support
    Join our Patreon community: Our patrons benefit from access to PDF transcripts for episodes featuring just Louise and Denise, and for some of our guest episodes.
    patreon.com/editingpodcast
    Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.comLouise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing
    Music credit'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4593-vivacityLicence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 16 min
    What should I include in my editor services agreement?

    What should I include in my editor services agreement?

    Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle chat about what editors and proofreaders might include in a services agreement.
    Listen to find out more aboutParties involvedScope of the jobRates and feesPayment terms and methodsTimelines and deadlinesRevision and feedback processConfidentiality and ownershipTermination clausesLegalities and governing jurisdictionsCommunication methods
    Sign up for alerts about our publicationsWant to hone your editorial business skills? Our actionable guides and workbooks will help you plan and implement a programme for business growth and development.
    Sign up for alerts and we'll let you know when our publications are live and how to order:
    https://view.flodesk.com/pages/646bf79c644615ff2d1ada1a
    Support The Editing PodcastTip your hosts: Support Louise and Denise with a one-off tip of your choosing.
    theeditingpodcast.captivate.fm/support
    Join our Patreon community: Our patrons benefit from access to PDF transcripts for episodes featuring just Louise and Denise, and for some of our guest episodes.
    patreon.com/editingpodcast
    Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.comLouise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing
    Music credit'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4593-vivacityLicence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 11 min
    Does my editing business need a newsletter?

    Does my editing business need a newsletter?

    Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about newsletters and whether your editing or proofreading business needs one. Listen to find out more about:
    Beating the search enginesBuilding communityShowcasing expertiseStaying top of mindBusiness promotionBeating the social media algorithmsSegmentation
    Sign up for alerts about our publicationsWant to hone your editorial business skills? Our actionable guides and workbooks will help you plan and implement a programme for business growth and development.
    Sign up for alerts and we'll let you know when our publications are live and how to order:
    https://view.flodesk.com/pages/646bf79c644615ff2d1ada1a
    Support The Editing PodcastTip your hosts: Support Louise and Denise with a one-off tip of your choosing.
    theeditingpodcast.captivate.fm/support
    Join our Patreon community: Our patrons benefit from access to PDF transcripts for episodes featuring just Louise and Denise, and for some of our guest episodes.
    patreon.com/editingpodcast
    Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.comLouise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing
    Music credit'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4593-vivacityLicence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 8 min
    10 brand design tips for editors and proofreaders

    10 brand design tips for editors and proofreaders

    Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle discuss ten brand-design tips that every editor and proofreader can consider in their business. Listen to find out more about:
    WebsitesFaviconsEditorial reportsStyle sheetsEmail signaturesPresentationsCommunity signaturesSocial mediaBusiness cardsInvoices
    Sign up for alerts about our publicationsWant to hone your editorial business skills? Our actionable guides and workbooks will help you plan and implement a programme for business growth and development.
    Sign up for alerts and we'll let you know when our publications are live and how to order:
    https://view.flodesk.com/pages/646bf79c644615ff2d1ada1a
    Support The Editing PodcastTip your hosts: Support Louise and Denise with a one-off tip of your choosing.
    theeditingpodcast.captivate.fm/support
    Join our Patreon community: Our patrons benefit from access to PDF transcripts for episodes featuring just Louise and Denise, and for some of our guest episodes.
    patreon.com/editingpodcast
    Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.comLouise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing
    Music credit'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4593-vivacityLicence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 9 min
    7 ways for editors to get paid faster

    7 ways for editors to get paid faster

    Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about 7 different ways to speed up the payment process when you're invoicing for editing and proofreading work.
    invoicing promptlywell-structured contracts or services agreementsclear and transparent processesincentives for early paymentonline payment platformsprogressive invoicing
    Sign up for alerts about our publicationsWant to hone your editorial business skills? Our actionable guides and workbooks will help you plan and implement a programme for business growth and development.
    Sign up for alerts and we'll let you know when our publications are live and how to order:
    https://view.flodesk.com/pages/646bf79c644615ff2d1ada1a
    Support The Editing PodcastTip your hosts: Support Louise and Denise with a one-off tip of your choosing.
    theeditingpodcast.captivate.fm/support
    Join our Patreon community: Our patrons benefit from access to PDF transcripts for episodes featuring just Louise and Denise, and for some of our guest episodes.
    patreon.com/editingpodcast
    Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.comLouise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing
    Music credit'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4593-vivacityLicence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 9 min
    The pros and cons of niche editing and proofreading

    The pros and cons of niche editing and proofreading

    Find out about the pros and cons of being a niche editor or proofreader, and whether it's right for you.
    Listen to find out more aboutdifferent degrees of niche-nessusing specialized knowledgegetting paid for what you enjoyeasier targeted marketingcharging morelack of varietynarrower client basemanaging and fulfilling expectations
    Sign up for alerts about our publicationsWant to hone your editorial business skills? Our actionable guides and workbooks will help you plan and implement a programme for business growth and development.
    Sign up for alerts and we'll let you know when our publications are live and how to order:
    https://view.flodesk.com/pages/646bf79c644615ff2d1ada1a
    Support The Editing PodcastTip your hosts: Support Louise and Denise with a one-off tip of your choosing.
    theeditingpodcast.captivate.fm/support
    Join our Patreon community: Our patrons benefit from access to PDF transcripts for episodes featuring just Louise and Denise, and for some of our guest episodes.
    patreon.com/editingpodcast
    Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.comLouise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing
    Music credit'Vivacity’ by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4593-vivacityLicence: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

MelBel1982 ,

Essential listening for editors and writers

As a newbie to proofreading and editing, I’ve found this podcast essential listening. It’s full of useful advice and tips and it’s clear that both Louise and Denise are extremely knowledgeable professionals. Please keep making the podcast!

App girl 67 ,

Informative, useful and fun

I can’t believe I’ve just discovered this, after stalking (yes, stalking) Louise’s website for a few years. Thanks so much to both Louise and Denise for an informative, useful and fun podcast. Keep going, we’re listening!

Jen071211 ,

Such a great podcast!

This podcast is informative and interesting. So useful for editors and writers alike.

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