Right Touch Editing’s Writing Takes the Gold!

Copyediting Organization Membership Packet Collage 2018Representing Copyediting, Right Tough Editing won the New England Direct Marketing Association’s (NEDMA’s) 2018 Gold Award in the Collateral category (brochures, catalogs, annual reports) for work on the Organization Subscription Package. Read more.

Upcoming Training with Erin Brenner!

Students love Erin’s teaching: “She clearly conveys the information and provides excellent feedback.” “Erin Brenner cares deeply about her students, and goes out of her way to encourage and support them. She is a wonderful teacher.” “Erin is a game-changer. Keep her. Just wow!”

You can learn from Erin, too!

The Perfect Pitch: Marketing (panel discussion)
November 7, 2018, 4:30 pm–5:15 pm (ES)
SfEP Mini-Conference, Toronto, Canada
What’s the best way to connect with your ideal client? How do you communicate your message to those folks? Conference organizer and freelance editor Janet MacMillan will guide an energetic discussion between Erin, Louise Harnby, and Adrienne Montgomerie to reveal some of their best practices.

Using Business Information to Increase Your Profits
November 7, 2018, 2:45 pm–3:30 pm (ES)
SfEP Mini-Conference, Toronto, Canada
Do I charge enough? How many more clients do I need to make the money I want? Should I purchase a new computer or attend next year’s SfEP conference? Your editing business has a black box of information that will help you answer these questions and more.
In this session, you’ll learn how to decode your business’s black box and what to do with the information (aka, “data”) to earn more and maintain your sanity. Your business goals are unique to you, but the information you use to make smart decisions for your company is universal to every editing business—and the math isn’t hard!

Learn more about business data and why it’s important to your editing business in my guest post “Why Freelance Editors Should Write a Business Plan.

Note: The Toronto event an SfEP members event. Nonmembers, contact the conference coordinators via the SfEP website to be placed on the waiting list.

Copyediting 2.0: Editing in the Age of “Post It Now or Lose Your Audience”
March, 1-2, 2019; 75-minute session
Magazine Association of BC
You have three news stories on your desk to edit, prep, and publish—in 60 minutes. In the “publish it yesterday!” environment, scenarios like this are common. How can quality-minded copyeditor cope? In this 75-minute session, we’ll look at specific techniques for streamlining, triaging, and repurposing your work to help maintain quality and your sanity!

Maximize Your Digital Marketing: Making a Big Splash with a Small Team
March, 1-2, 2019; 75-minute session
Magazine Association of BC
Increasing site visits, subscriptions, or product sales is vital to your company’s health. But you don’t have a lot of staff, time, or budget. Everyone wears multiple hats in your office. How can you get the job done? In this 75-minute session, you’ll learn to craft a solid marketing campaign that minimizes time and cost without sacrificing results.

Did You Miss a Webinar? Get the Recording!

All New and Improved!: How to Edit Marketing Copy. In this 1-hour webinar, Erin teaches you specific tips for editing marketing copy to be error free and trustworthy. Purchase the EFA recording!

Editing for the Web. In this 90-minute webinar, Erin teaches you the basics of editing web copy–without giving up your editorial standards. Download the free Copyediting recording!

Turning Your Editing Career into a Teaching Career. Spend an hour with Erin learning why editors are the best editing instructors and where to find instructor positions! To purchase the 1-hour Editors Canada recording:

  1. Go to https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowRegistrantInfo?ID=28&EID=22652
  2. Fill in the personal information and registration type and click “Save & Continue.”
  3. Click the box next to “Turning Your Editing Career into a Teaching Career” and click “Next.”
  4. Continue with the checkout process.

Punch Up Your Editing Knowledge

Tips and TricksWeb Editing Resources. Raise the professionalism of your client’s website with web editing. Download this free PDF of resources for web editors.

Resources for the Marketing Editor. Become a marketing editor! In this section, you’ll find a glossary, a downloadable reference list, and information on further training.

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