Webinars

Editorial Bootcamp is proud to present webinars, for convenient online training anywhere. For all webinars, students may attend “live” or else listen to a full MP3 recording and appropriate video clips afterward.

Business of Editorial Freelancing

This webinar will focus on freelance business building, including (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • Finding and getting clients
  • Niche editing
  • Setting rates and negotiating
  • Resumes, LinkedIn, and your website
  • Marketing, networking, social media
  • Building your business in a slow time
  • Client communication
  • Feedback
  • Your professional presence (branding, website, etc.)
  • Work tips and good practices
  • Tax tips

Fundamentals of Copyediting

A five-session webinar covering nonfiction copyediting basics.

Topics:

  • What copyediting is and isn’t
  • Reference and style guides
  • Software
  • Style sheets
  • Spelling
  • Capitalization
  • Numbers
  • Punctuation
  • Fact checking
  • Notes and references
  • Querying
  • Editorial tests
  • Résumés
  • and more

Attendees will get pre-class reading and exercises, in-class demonstrations, student handbook, homework assessments, and resume review. Classes will be recorded and available to registered attendees later.

Advanced Copyediting Topics

A five-session webinar covering advanced nonfiction copyediting elements. Next session starts early 2013 (check back for dates). Topics:

  • Notes
  • References
  • Figures and Tables
  • Frontmatter
  • Backmatter
  • Other elements
  • and more

Attendees will get pre-class reading and exercises, in-class demonstrations, student handbook, homework assessments, and resume review. Classes will be recorded and available to registered attendees later.