The range of income for the first year will depend on how many books you are capable of reading.
You would read books to be reviewed for publishers. The publishers are looking for people to proofread material that has been input. There is a large demand for writers to produce reviews for newspapers, websites, magazines and trade publications. There are even people who will pay you to read emails.
Your clients will be book publishers, trade publications, magazine and newspapers.
Marketing Plan You will market directly to the publishers and through on line services.
Your Power Partners will be going to be individuals who work with the publishers, magazines and trade journals. The conversations with these Power Partners should indicate your willingness to include them as you become aware of clients that need their services. It is important that you meet with these Power Partners in person the first time, then keep in touch with them weekly through email or phone conversations.
Requirements You will need to have a talent for writing and have plenty of time to read. You will also need to be able to decipher many different subjects and levels of intellectual materials.
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Personality Type: Analytical, Amiable
Total Start Up Costs: Less than $250-1,500(includes business cards, covered trailer or van, phone and advertising)