Freelance Marketing Blog

Practical advice and inspiration, and freelance success stories

How to Make More Money and Do Less Work: Repeat Business

Repeat business is easier than getting new clients.

Making more money while doing less work sounds like paradise for freelancers. You can easily achieve this state of supreme happiness. Just focus on getting repeat business from your clients, instead of constantly searching for new clients…


How to be First in Line for Freelance Work

Isn’t it frustrating when clients seem interested in your freelance services but don’t hire you? Maybe the client said they’ll put you in their freelance database. But you never hear from them again. Or maybe you submitted a proposal that the client liked and…


Want to Stop Floundering? Focus on Long-Term Clients

Freelancers with long-term clients make more money and do less marketing

If you’re like most freelancers, you’re spending a lot of time and effort trying to find new clients.  And you’re probably stressed out and frustrated. There’s an easier way to…


How Eva Stabenow Attracts the Right Clients with her Freelance Brand

Eva Stabenow uses her freelance brand to attract the right clients. Like many freelancers, marketing doesn’t come easy to Eva Stabenow, MA. A freelance translator since 1995, Eva uses her freelance brand to attract the right type of clients “without…


How Kristin Harper Shows She’s a Professional with Her Freelance Brand

Learn how Kristin Harper uses her freelance brand to show she’s a professional.Clients often think that freelancers are alike and that we’re unprofessional. Kristin Harper, PhD, MPH, ELS, overcomes this perception with her freelance brand. “A catchy logo and tagline help people remember me and demonstrate that I am a professional who…


How Kathleen Labonge Boosts Awareness with her Freelance Brand

Raise awareness of your freelance services with your brand

Kathleen Labonge, MBA, wanted clients to easily understand her freelance services and consider her company, Write Point Editing Solutions, a bona fide business. By developing a freelance brand, the freelance medical copyeditor was able…


Do You Know the Best Way to Develop an Awesome Freelance Brand?

High-income freelancers know that clients choose freelancers who look and act professional. And they know that a unique, visually engaging brand is part of a professional image. That’s why high-income freelancers hire a professional designer to develop their brand.

A unique, visually engaging brand helps clients quickly get to know and trust…


How to Stand Out in a Sea of Freelancers: Your Freelance Brand

Your freelance brand helps you stand out in a sea of freelancers.What do freelancers have in common with oranges, coal, and cattle? They’re all commodities—services (freelancers) and goods (oranges, coal, and cattle) that are largely interchangeable. To many clients, one…


8 Secrets of High-Income Freelancers You Need to Know

High-income freelancers know the secrets to freelance marketing.High-income freelancers and freelancers who struggle to make a living aren’t all that different. But high-income freelancers have figured out the secrets to freelance marketing. We know how to get the high-paying clients we deserve instead of…


What Happened When 2 Digital Immigrants Embraced LinkedIn

Digital immigrants and digital natives can get freelance clients on LinkedIn.

Freelance writer Eleanor Mayfield, ELS came of age in the pre-Internet era. So did I. But both of us are getting freelance clients on LinkedIn—and building our networks. We…