Freelance Success Blog

Practical advice and inspiration, and freelance success stories

Your Freelance Website: How to Attract More Clients with Less Marketing

Freelancers who have professional websites attract high-paying clients with less marketingNot having a website was holding Kathleen Labonge back from being more successful in her freelance business. “I kept hearing from other successful freelancers that a website in this day and…


The 5-Minute Marketing Tool that Will Impress High-Paying Clients and Colleagues Every Day

The 5-minute marketing tool you can use to impress high-paying clients and colleagues: your marketing email signatureWouldn’t it be great if there were something easy you could do to start impressing high-paying clients? Something that…


6 Ways to Turn Failure into Freelance Success

Learn how to turn freelance failure into freelance success.Does failure mean you’re not smart enough or don’t have what it takes to succeed?  That’s what many of us believe. So why do so many famously successful people, including Seth Godin, say that…


LinkedIn: 5 Changes that Freelancers Need to Know About

Freelancers need to know about the 5 changes to LinkedInNoticed anything different on LinkedIn lately? You may or may not have seen some of the changes LinkedIn has made. LinkedIn rolls out changes to some people first and gradually expands them to everyone…


Freelance Pie (Work): Is There Enough for All of Us?

get more freelance workIf you help other freelancers, will there be less freelance pie—clients and projects—for you? Some freelancers think so. Steven Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, calls this the scarcity mentality (or mindset). “People with a scarcity mentality tend to see everything…


Resilience: How to Bounce Back and Succeed in Freelancing

Resilience helps freelancers bounce back from setbacks and succeed in freelancing.Navy SEALs and freelancers don’t seem to have much in common. But if setbacks and adversity make you want to hide under your desk instead of motivating you to be more…


How to Attract Your Ideal Freelance Clients

How to attract your ideal freelance clientsIdeal clients pay freelancers well, give us steady work that we enjoy, and treat us with respect. And when we work with our ideal clients, we do better work and are happier—and this attracts more ideal clients.

So how do…


3 Easy Ways to Get More Freelance Work this Summer

get more freelance work this summerSummer vacations are an untapped opportunity to get more freelance work. When freelancers, and employees at client organizations, go on vacation in the summer, the work still needs to get done. Some freelancers also like to work less in the summer—giving…


16 Trustworthy Sources of Advice for Freelancers

best advice for high-income freelancingAre you’re overwhelmed by all of the advice out there? Unsure about what works best for freelancers and what doesn’t apply to us? Tired of experts who make promises that seem too good to be true?

The good news is that there’s never been…


Social Selling: Does it Work for Freelancers?

Does social selling on LinkedIn work for freelancers?After hearing and reading about social selling on LinkedIn for years, and taking a webinar by Wall Street Journal best-selling author Josh Turner, I decided to give it a try. Turner is the author of Connect,…