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The Freelance Editor's Toolkit (software)

Saturday 27 October

Tools to run your business, edit, proof and project manage - a collaborative session

As editors, we use a range of tools to improve the quality of the documents we review, but new products are coming on to the market all the time. How can you work out what is best for you and your editing business?

This half-day workshop explores how self-employed editors can use software in the execution of projects and administration of their business. We will look at apps for Mac and PC, as well as the online tools that the presenter's company, Red Pony, employs. We will discuss how you might apply these or similar tools to run your own editing business. You will also be given tips on how to research and choose the right tool for your purpose.

About the presenter

Peter Riches was one of the most popular presenters at the IPEd conference in 2017. Peter is Director and Principal Consultant of Red Pony, a technical writing and editing firm. He harnesses technology not only to improve how he writes and reviews documents, but also to run his business more efficiently, effectively and flexibly.
Peter is a member of Editors Victoria and the Australian Society for Technical Communication (Victoria), and he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in English Literature. This workshop provides attendees with the opportunity to learn more from this engaging presenter.

Date: Saturday 27 October 2018
Time: 10:00am to 2:45pm
Venue: Motel on Gregory, 89-95 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill (formerly Ruth Fairfax House)
Cost: Early bird registration - Register and pay by Monday 8 October - $160 members, $210 non-members
Register and pay by Friday 19 October - $180 members, $240 non-members

Don't miss this excellent professional development opportunity. Register online now.


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