Freelance Marketing Blog

Practical advice and inspiration, and freelance success stories

How to Unlock Freelance Success on the Yellow Brick Road

Find freelance success on the Yellow Brick RoadIn the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her friends follow the Yellow Brick Road to find what they each want the most. At the end of their journey, Dorothy and Toto get to go home. The scarecrow…


How 2 Skeptical Freelancers Find Trustworthy Help

Freelancers can find trustworthy help.Trying to build a freelance business on her own was a big challenge for Kathleen Labonge. The freelance medical copyeditor and owner of Write Point Editing Solutions knew that she needed help. But she didn’t know who she could trust.

“I knew that…


6 Easy Ways to Find the Best Freelance Experts

Real experts can help freelancers succeed“Get all the clients you need in 30 days.” “Make $250,000 a year as a freelancer.” “Grow your revenue up to 7 figures .” Wouldn’t it be great if these claims by experts who work with freelancers were true?…


3 Practical Questions to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever

Year-end review for freelance successThe end of the year is a crazy busy time for freelancers. Along with keeping up with client deadlines and running your business, you’re also getting ready for the holidays. And you’re looking forward to some well-deserved downtime.

If you want to succeed and…


7 Things Amazon Does That Freelancers Need to Know About

Freelancers can learn a lot from AmazonIn about 60 seconds, I bought something on Amazon that I couldn’t find during a 3-hour trip to a mall. What I was looking for was basic—thermal underwear for my husband.

And it was November in New Jersey. So department…


Why You Need to Have an Email Newsletter

An email newsletter makes clients and colleagues think of you first for freelance work.Here’s what happened when the email newsletter of freelancer Genevieve J. Long, PhD, PC arrived in my inbox. Seeing that email reminded me that…


How to Conquer Top Freelance Challenges (Survey Results)

How to solve top freelance challenges, survey saysWhile most freelancers are optimistic about the future, they do face some big challenges, according to the Freelancing in America 2019 survey. The best days are ahead, say 91% of the freelancers surveyed. And 67% of…


Want Better Results from Networking? Build Trust

Trust is essential to freelance successGoing to networking events won’t help you get more freelance work—because these events are only the first step in building trusting relationships with the people you meet. And trust is how you build your freelance business through networking.

“If people like you…


12 Ways to Make Networking Events Amazing, Not Scary

Networking events don't have to be scary.Networking events like conferences and meetings are the best places to meet clients and colleagues who can help you get more freelance work and better clients. But leaving the safe cocoon of our offices to go to a networking…


How More Confidence Helped Shannon Hach Unlock Freelance Success

Build confidence to succeed as a freelancerWhen Shannon Hach, MD, ELS, left family medicine to become a freelance medical editor in 2013, she was full of confidence. “I trusted my instincts and knew that, having exhibited the skills to become a successful physician, surely…