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How to Turn Struggle into Success with the Fearless Freelancer Mindset

fearless freelancer mindset

Do you think that successful freelancers are just luckier or smarter than you are? If you do, then you’re wrong. The biggest difference between successful freelancers and freelancers who struggle is that successful freelancers know that what we think is as important as what we do. We have the…


How to Make an Awesome First Impression

awesome first impressionSeven seconds is the most you have to make an awesome first impression. Often, a potential client or colleague decides whether a freelancer is trustworthy and competent in the time it takes them to blink their eyes.

Before, first impressions referred to meeting people in person. But…


1 Easy Way to Land More Freelance Work: Follow Up

Follow up is easy for freelancers.

Would you spend a few hours a month doing one easy thing to get more freelance work? You should be saying Absolutely! Please tell me what it is. So I will: Just follow up with interested clients.

Clients often say they…


What Freelancers Ought to Know About Networking on LinkedIn in 2021

Networking on LinkedInEver since the pandemic began, LinkedIn has become a more important part of business networking. In 2020, conversations increased by 55% and posted content increased by 60%, according to Hootsuite. Networking on LinkedIn is more important than ever in succeeding as a freelancer.

Why is networking…


6 Tips that Will Help You Succeed in Virtual Networking

virtual networking

Virtual networking has been the only way for freelancers to network since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world in spring 2020.  Although virtual networking still feels strange and awkward to many of us, we need to learn how to do it.

Because by the time things get back…


8 Ways to Build Your Network and Achieve Freelance Success

your freelance network

If you’re like most freelancers, then networking is stressful—even scary. Many of us are shy. We like to work alone and usually dread leaving the safe cocoon of our offices to go out and network. Even virtual networking can feel uncomfortable.

But who you know—a.k.a. your network—can…


5 Secrets to Fearless Freelancing in a Recession

secretsIt’s a tough time to be a freelancer. Life during the COVID-19 pandemic is surreal.

Sometimes, I feel like a character in Outbreak or Contagion. Outbreak, a movie based on Richard Preston’s nonfiction book, The Hot Zone, is about a deadly virus in California and the Army doctors searching for a cure. Contagion…


How to Impress High-Paying Clients with Your Remarkable Home Page

Win More Clients with a Remarkable Home Page Your home page can quickly convert prospects into clients—if you capture and keep their attention with a remarkable home page. But if your home page is ordinary or bad, you’ll never have a chance to…


Why a Website Designer Can Help You Get High-Paying Clients

 

website designer

Want a sure-fire way to develop a website that will help you get steady, high-paying clients? Hire a professional website designer who has experience working with freelancers.

If your website design isn’t visually engaging, clear, and easy to navigate, then clients will move on to other freelancers—in less than…


A Behind-the-Scenes Look at 3 Awesome Websites

3 awesome freelance websites

If you’re like many freelancers, developing an awesome freelance website seems like an agonizing task. But it doesn’t have to be. You only need two things for a professional and awesome website:

  1. Content that’s compelling, clear, and focused on client needs
  2. Design that’s…