No, SYWON isn’t like any of our other programs. It’s totally different content from our other guides, and it’s experiential material— you learn by doing. Each lesson of the Web writing classes contains assignments, and we work with you on your assignments, so you’re earning as you’re learning.
I created the first version of SYWON in 2008, because writers were missing so many opportunities. The same thing happens in 2014. In More Profits From Nonfiction Ebooks, we said:
Here’s a tip to take to heart: you can always wring more profit out of what you have. Very, very few writers cast an eye over the content which they own, with an eye to making more money from it.
That doesn’t just apply to nonfiction books. It applies to everything. Very few writers make the most of what they’re doing, and what they have. For example, it doesn’t take much to turn a writing client into a retainer client. If you don’t at least ask clients for another gig while you’re working on your current gig, you’re leaving money on the table.
When I coach writers, the first thing I do is check what they’re doing now. They leave money on the table when they’re working with clients, when they creating websites, when they blog, and on and on.
You can’t take advantage of every opportunity. That’s impossible. There are only 24 hours in the day, after all. But the more opportunities you see, the more you can cherry-pick the ones which are right for you, and the most profitable for you, right now.
The more you know, the more opportunities you can SEE
What does it take to SEE opportunities? You have to know what’s possible. So the more you learn, the more you know what, where, why and how to do – and the more you can earn.
Last week I had lunch with several writers, who said they lacked confidence. I suggested that they do more client work. That’s the big benefit of working with clients: it builds your confidence that you can handle many different kinds of projects. I love working with clients for that reason — it’s challenging, because every client is different.
Over time, your confidence will grow. Sooner or later, you forget about whether you have confidence or not, you just get on with your work.
I’ve long said that each and every writing challenge you have can be conquered by writing more. Try it. Whenever you feel intimidated, do MORE of whatever it is that intimidates you. You can’t stay terrified forever. Sooner or later what used to intimidate you will become commonplace.
The big benefit of SYWON 2 (Sell Your Writing Online Now): you write more, and you earn more
If you have challenges with DOING, you’ll love SYWON, because you know exactly what to do, and when. And of course, if you have a challenge or aren’t sure of something, you can contact us.
Get ready to get inspired, write, create, and earn. SYWON’s fun for members, and it’s fun for us, too.
If you’ve got questions — about SYWON or anything else — ask.