MedicalWritersSpeak's podcast
MedicalWritersSpeak's podcast
Emma Hitt Nichols, PhD
Freelance Medical Writer Success Trait Number 8: Being Professional on Client Calls
19 minutes Posted Jan 27, 2022 at 2:00 am.
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In this episode, I talk about the many things we have to remember to pull off a successful video conference call with a client, including what to wear, how to set up the video, and other minutiae involved in a professional client call.  This is trait number 8 of the 10 traits of successful freelance medical writers.

  1. Focused on what the client and reader wants and needs
  2. Follows directions
  3. Follows formatting
  4. Responsive
  5. Well versed in AMA style and rules of editing
  6. Organized and mindful of time
  7. Cheerful/forgiving/flexible 
  8. Professional with clients on calls
  9. LinkedIn presence
  10. Lifelong learner

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