Drafting Your Self Publishing Freelance Team with Charlotte Pierce

How Many Hats Can You Wear at One Time? Hire a Freelance Team!

During this series on Self-Publishing we have mentioned several times that you will need help. It would be a challenge to take care of all the pieces of the publishing on your own. You would have to be an author, a designer, an editor, a marketer and more. While we may have some skills that could be applied to each of these jobs it is best to hire someone who is more knowledgeable than yourself.  There are several things that you need to consider as you put together your freelance team and Charlotte Pierce and I discuss some of them.

Here is a great article on Hiring  Freelance Editor by India Drummond 

Steven Key makes some great points on how you can maximize your freelance team.
How to Find the Professional Graphic Designer of Your Dreams, Part 1
How to Hire Your Dream Graphic Designer, and Avoid Becoming a Nightmare Client (Pt 2 of How to Find the Professional Graphic Designer of Your Dreams)

7 Things To Help You Decide If Your Small Business Should Hire a Social Media Consultant By Goodinklings (that’s me)

freeelance team

Great Project Management Programs:


Here is an article by Natalie Sissons on how to use Asana that I found very helpful.



I hope that you found this information useful. NEXT WEEK: Financing Your Publishing Journey with Stephanie Sims. I am excited that Stephanie Sims agreed to share her knowledge with is. This is sometimes the one thing that keeps someone from self-publishing and She will give us some great ideas on how to get past that.

My Guest:

Charlotte bw circle2Charlotte Pierce views her Pierce Press authors as collaborators and partners. Her company, Pierce Press publishes print and electronic books under three imprints: DayTripper Books (travel & family), GiggleQuick Books (children’s), and Peeragogy Books (alternative education). Pierce Press also performs publishing coaching, marketing, and video production services for nonprofits, small businesses, and individuals. Charlotte is co-president of Independent Book Publishers of New England (IPNE). Charlotte hosts Indie Office Hours, a live-streaming show about the publishing process, and Face the Book TV, which focuses on books, authors, and the writing process.

About Laura Williams

Freelance writer, graphic designer and social marketing strategist. Host of The Writing Biz show a live stream and podcast that helps writers manage and grow their businesses.

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