Posts Tagged ‘Freelancing’

Why Client Work Sucks. It Could Be You!

Client Work Sucks

Have you ever hoped for the day you could walk away from client work because client work sucks? I certainly have. Working with people can be very demanding or draining, even when you find the perfect clients. It’s not easy being in the services industry. However, after countless conversations with freelancers about this topic, I often discover the…

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How to Become a Freelance Writer – A Dozen Tips for Success

How to Become a Freelance Writer

Think you can write? I can’t tell you how often we hear people wanting to know how to become a freelance writer. More often than not those inquisitive minds are beginners wanting to break into the freelancing world and think their writing skills will take them there. Do you envision yourself at a coffee shop,…

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Four Tips for Getting More Freelancing Work

Four Tips for Getting More Freelancing Work

Freelancing can be a very tough gig to find success in. It can take years to build a brand name for yourself in the industry or in generating enough recurring revenue to make a living. While competition for freelancing projects can be fierce, there are ways to set yourself apart from the competition. I want to share with…

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Seven Rules for Freelancing at Home

Seven Rules for Freelancing from Home

Freelancing at home has been one of my greatest joys since I started freelancing over two decades ago. When I wake up in the morning, I don’t have to go through the painful rituals of rushing out the door to a typical job. I can roll out of bed and walk to my office in my underwear…

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The Five Myths of Freelancing

The Five Myths of Freelancing

We love a great story. Shelly was working for one of the most revered advertising agencies in the industry. Her efforts led to the company working with some of the best brands on the planet and she was an extremely valuable asset to the agency. But Shelly wasn’t getting the recognition like her colleagues and was continually left…

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Is Freelancing A Bad Thing?

Is Freelancing a Bad Thing

In our culture, there’s a respect given to entrepreneurs who build successful companies. If you reach a million dollars in annual sales and hire a few dozen employees, you are held in high esteem. We often give a “hero” type status to entrepreneurs who are fortunate enough to earn a spot on the Inc. 5000…

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Charging What You're Worth

Charging What You're Worth

A couple of years ago I received an email from a freelancer that posed a great question. In fact, I thought it would make a great blog post because charging what you’re worth has come up quite a bit in my coaching sessions with freelancers. I asked for permission to share this and have left out the…

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Define Your Business Terms

Every freelancing professional should have clearly defined business terms. You have to protect yourself and your business from unpleasant situations because any time you work with clients, there’s going to be a day where things go bad. You need to define your business terms so you can refer back to them and use them to…

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