10 episodes

The Modern Editor Podcast, hosted by Tara Whitaker, goes behind the scenes of what it takes to run an editorial business in today’s world.

The Modern Editor Podcast Tara Whitaker

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

The Modern Editor Podcast, hosted by Tara Whitaker, goes behind the scenes of what it takes to run an editorial business in today’s world.

    Are Editing Conferences Worth It?

    Are Editing Conferences Worth It?

    After attending the ACES Accelerate conference, I’m sharing my take on the importance of editing industry events and how to find the right ones for you.

    • 12 min
    A Balancing Act: Time vs. Money

    A Balancing Act: Time vs. Money

    When it comes to building our freelance editing businesses, we “pay” for things in two ways: time and/or money. In today’s episode, I talk about when you should invest with each in your business.

    • 18 min
    How to Embrace Your Freelancing Journey

    How to Embrace Your Freelancing Journey

    Our journeys into freelance editing and within our businesses are incredibly unique and interesting. In this episode, I talk about our journeys and share a simple mindset shift to help you honor your own path.

    • 12 min
    Why You Need Boundaries in Your Business

    Why You Need Boundaries in Your Business

    Boundaries are so important (and we all know that), and yet they can be really difficult to implement. Tune in to hear more about how boundaries can help our editing businesses.

    • 18 min
    The Stories We Tell Ourselves

    The Stories We Tell Ourselves

    Did you know that we tell ourselves stories every day? Most of the time we don’t even realize it, but those stories can impact our editing businesses in a not-so-great way. In this episode, I explain how to recognize our internal stories and the steps we can take to manage our thoughts.

    • 22 min
    Working ON Your Business vs. Working IN Your Business

    Working ON Your Business vs. Working IN Your Business

    Freelancers wear many hats, and it’s important we know how to work both *on* and *in* our businesses. I talk about the differences between each and why they’re important, plus I share my tips on how to maintain “balance” at any stage of your business.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

EditorLMZ ,

Full of compassionate common sense and great ideas

I’m thoroughly enjoying Tara’s voice and wisdom in her podcast. Her ideas and information always give me something to think about, and she does it all with such a thoughtful and kind tone. I am encouraging all my editor friends to listen in. Thanks, Tara, for making your advice so accessible.

raggedy_bat ,

Encouraging and Accessible

As a freelance editor just starting out, Tara’s advice is incredibly helpful, accessible, and specific—no confusingly vague directions here! She’s so genuine and her enthusiasm is palpable. This is a must-listen for any new and/or seasoned editors ready to get swept up in enthusiasm and then grounded with some lovely editing real talk.

KC*Chi ,

Motivating and helpful!

Thanks for sharing your journey and taking your time to motivate others. Your very clear and honest approach is incredibly helpful.

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