Networking can be an effective way of finding new connections and building a pool of important contacts. Having enjoyed success from networking events in the past, I've decided to host my own in the heart of Worcester.

Daniel Burton

57 Views

14.09.2018

Businesses , networking

Businesses

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Branding? That’s just for businesses, right? Not quite. For authors, especially ones opting to self-publish their work, having a brand is actually more important than you might think.

Daniel Burton

38 Views

15.08.2018

Authors

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This summer has been a memorable one for me. In June, I released my debut poetry collection, Dark Nights into Brighter Days, and with it came the Brighter Days Launch Tour. And what an experience it was! Find out what I’ve learnt from the tour (complete with highlights) and check out some tips for planning a tour of your own.

Daniel Burton

46 Views

10.08.2018

Writing

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I recently had the pleasure of being involved in helping at the Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe festival, which brings together poets and prose writers alike from all across Worcestershire and crowned the county’s new Poet Laureate. Over the course of the week-long festival, affectionately known as Litfest, I learnt a great deal about what it takes to put together a great show celebrating the work of talented wordsmiths. This knowledge is already being put to use for the launch of my debut poetry collection.

Daniel Burton

72 Views

09.07.2018

Writing , PR , Poetry , Social Media

Public relations and promotion

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Forming an emotional connection with an audience is a skill that authors are masters of. And for businesses, emotion can play a key role in promotion and marketing.

Daniel Burton

179 Views

09.04.2018

Stories , Blogs

Businesses

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I initially set up D. Burton Editing whilst studying Journalism & Media at Coventry University. Because Coventry University was where it all began for D. Burton Editing, it was natural for me to help students using my skills.

Daniel Burton

130 Views

30.03.2018

Case studies

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The online writing phenomenon known as NaNoWriMo is over for another year. After a hard month of writing, authors across the world have seen their manuscripts swell in size with some even completing a first draft. But what happens next?

Daniel Burton

263 Views

05.12.2017

Writing , Work with an editor

Authors

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It's estimated that freelancers make up around six per cent of workers in the UK - that's some 2 million people. Freelancers operate in a variety of fields, and here's what you should know if you're thinking of working with one.

Daniel Burton

425 Views

19.10.2017

Businesses

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Writing a book is a dream that many of us share. It's not always easy, however. My writing dream came true in 2015 and with this handy survival guide, you can reach your dreams too!

Daniel Burton

377 Views

09.10.2017

Authors

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One of the main reasons I established D. Burton Editing was to help other people, whether that is by checking the grammar of an author’s manuscript or assisting a business with managing social media. In December 2016, Leicestershire-based Andrew Hawkey approached me to help him with his new business venture, 1Click Meeting Rooms.

Daniel Burton

266 Views

28.09.2017

Copy editing , Success stories , Businesses

Case studies

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