March 2016

5 habits all freelancers should have to get more done

We all want to get more done. Regardless of if it’s more client work, side projects, or building your business, it seems that there are never enough hours in the day. However, there are some good habits that you can… Continue Reading →

4 easy ways to ask for freelance referrals

In the freelancing world, referrals are as good as gold and it’s no secret as to why. Referrals allow you to get your foot in the door without having to do much of the work up front. The referral of… Continue Reading →

How to halve your time spent on freelance emails

What’s are the biggest interruptions to your workflow? If I had to guess, I’d say email would probably be in the top 3; I know it is for me. Although email is absolutely necessary for freelancers, it always seems to… Continue Reading →

Common freelance business mistakes you should avoid

Running a freelance business isn’t easy. Many of us learn as we go. If we make a mistake, we look at what went wrong and then figure out what we can still gain from it. Some mistakes we make are… Continue Reading →

The ultimate social media image size cheat sheet

Having an online presence nowadays is an absolute necessity; and social media is a very quick and personable way to do that. When marketing yourself on social media, it’s extremely important that you appear professional. Having a cover photo or… Continue Reading →

Why your portfolio site isn’t getting you clients

I’m just going to dive right into it on this one. David Tendrich has written an AMAZING article that explains why your portfolio site sucks, and in turn isn’t getting you the amount of clients it should. The best part?… Continue Reading →

How freelancers can find the good in bad advice

Freelancers hear a lot of bad advice. Much of that bad advice comes from those are do not freelance and know little about what is actually involved with freelancing. While most of us just ignore the bad advice, could we… Continue Reading →

Should you be doing freelance quarterly reviews?

Several large companies often do quarterly reviews of themselves and their employees. This usually involves your boss looking at your performance, seeing what you do well, and looking at what needs to be improved upon. As freelancers, we are our… Continue Reading →

How you can find the time to start your freelance business

Making the jump to freelancing is extremely scary and exciting. The thought of doing something that you love and getting paid for it is truly amazing. Taking that thought and turning it into a reality is where a lot of… Continue Reading →

How freelancers can stay motivated while working from home

Working from the comfort of your own home can be great! Studies have shown that people who work from home tend to get more done. But how can you stay motivated when there are so many distractions? Whenever I start to feel… Continue Reading →

9 Lifehacks for boosting your freelance creativity

We all have those days when our brain just doesn’t want to work. As much as we try to come up with a great idea, we end up with nothing. To break the creativity rut, you might try going for… Continue Reading →

A freelancer’s guide to growing your business right now!

Whether you’re just starting out, or you’ve been freelancing for a while, you’re almost always looking to grow your business. The approach you take might differ based on your experience, but the end goal is always the same: growth. Those… Continue Reading →

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