The Accidental Indexer
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Nan Badgett
- Publish Date: 2015-03-16
With The Accidental Indexer, Nan Badgett has written the definitive guide to the indexing profession. Badgett presents a clear-eyed overview of the field, describes a range of specialties, shares insights from her fellow accidental indexers, and offers a wealth of savvy advice on starting and running a freelance indexing business.
You ll find strategies for staying on deadline, maintaining work life balance, collaborating and subcontracting, and creating new work opportunities. In addition, Badgett recommends important resources-and provides useful forms and checklists-on such topics as training and professional development, promoting your services, managing multiple projects, contracting with clients, and ensuring index quality.