Dec. 28: Creating and maintaining positive habits (podcast)

Laura Moon and Nicole Girouard

Laura Moon and Nicole Girouard are the co-hosts of the Ask More + Get More show & podcast, the Get More with Bare Slate podcast, and the Get More In The Morning live discussion. Through these platforms they have conversations with innovative leaders, gather insight from their encompassing journeys, and then shares that gained awareness and remarkable content with their audience.

Laura and Nicole are the founders of the Get More Movement, which is an open membership designed for dedicated people that want to develop a growth mindset while maintaining their mental strength. This membership is equipped with a progressive library containing best practices learned from the expert innovators themselves. Best practices can include: outlining successful habits, summarized learning into tools and modules, dedicated courses to teach members how to make a call to action, and private accountability groups. Laura and Nicole’s capabilities, partnered with decades of experience, has fostered a movement for people that have the willingness to create their best path.

The Get More Movement is designed to show us how to develop successful habits, in order to take action towards our goals, so all Bare Slate members can Get More out of life!

February bootcamp: SEO for Freelance Writers

Looking for a writing niche with a ton of opportunity? Then SEO is for you. Here’s a chance to learn the ropes quickly!

Get more info and sign up here.

Heather Lloyd-Martin

Forbes has called Heather Lloyd-Martin “the pioneer of SEO copywriting.” A fast-talking, tell-it-like-it-is redhead, Heather started her online marketing career before Google was a search engine and when most of us were on dial-up modems. Today, Heather runs SuccessWorks, the SEO Copywriting site, and develops training courses for the SEO Content Institute. Her SEO Copywriting Certification training has helped hundreds of in-house and freelance writers master SEO content marketing strategies.

During her 23-year career, Heather has worked with top companies all around the world, including search engines, television networks, Fortune 50 companies and major publishers. She’s been cited in publications such as Forbes and Entrepreneur and was Search Engine Journal’s top 140 SEO experts to follow.



Carol Tice

Longtime freelance business writer Carol got her first freelance writing jobs around 1990 — and, after 12 years as a staff writer, started freelancing again in 2005. She’s earned six figures annually from her writing since 2011, and has helped new freelance writers launch their careers for nearly a decade. She’s been found and hired by three Fortune 500 companies on LinkedIn.

Magazine credits: Forbes, Entepreneur, Delta Sky, Alaska Beyond, and many others. Corporate clients have included Costco, American Express, Freshbooks, and TrueBlue. She writes the Make a Living Writing blog, founded the Freelance Writers Den community, and has presented more than 20 online courses. She lives on a lake in Seattle with the man who makes it all possible, two amazing teens, and Rex, the wonder dog. See what Carol’s writing now at



Mar. 8: Organizing for Productivity (podcast)

Brenda Spandrio

Brenda is a freelance writer and virtual assistant. She partners with small businesses, solopreneurs and home-based business owners to help them attend to the important details of building and running a successful business so they can maximize productivity and profitability.

She is also a professional organizer, known as The Declutter Lady.

Mar. 15: Great Writing Niches: E-Commerce (podcast)

Kaleigh Moore

Kaleigh Moore is a freelance writer specializing in blog content for eCommerce platforms and the software that integrates with them. She also coaches freelance writers, is the co-teacher of the Creative Class course, and contributes to publications like Forbes, Vogue Business, Protocol, and others. She also recently launched the Freelance Writing Coach podcast with Emma Siemasko.

Coming soon: Ask the Editors, contracts and other business musts, and more

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