Step-by-Step Guide to Building the Foundation to Your Freelance Business

Building Your Freelance Foundation
Freelancing is exciting and liberating – yet – daunting and difficult.

You’re either held back from the fear of taking such a huge risk with your career or you’ve already taken the leap, but things don’t seem to be going anywhere.

Isn’t it frustrating? You know succeeding as a freelancer can be done, but, how do you get there?

It’s not easy and it takes a lot of hard work, but you’re right, it is possible. Although there may not be a paved road, there is a general process you can follow to get to where you want to be. [Read more...]

How to establish your expertise as a freelancer in a saturated market

Freelance Expert
According to a recent estimate from Freelancers Union, there are over “42 million American independent workers.”

How are you supposed to stand out in such a saturated market?

What needs done for potential clients to see you as an expert in your line of work?

It’s not easy, but by no means is it hard either. Establishing yourself as an expert and standing out in a saturated market comes down to two things: finding your niche and branding around that specifically.

There’s a bit more to it, so let me elaborate. [Read more...]

7 Reasons why you can’t land new client work

Can't land new client work
“I reach out to so many clients but I can’t seem to land a project, and most of the time, I don’t even get a reply back. Why?!”

It’s a stressful feeling to not have any client work, and it’s frustrating when you can’t even get a reply back half the time from the clients you reach out to.

You’ve read many times that you should be reaching out to your prospective clients, so you do. You compile a list, you introduce yourself, and ask if there’s anything you can do to help.

What could you be doing wrong?

Struggling to find and land freelance work is a common issue for most freelancers. I’d like to share a few possible reasons why you may not be landing new clients. [Read more...]

How to start your freelance business while attending school

Freelancing while in school

Starting a freelance business at any age can be tough, and there are lots of factors to think about before getting started, though, starting a freelance business whilst at school is definitely one of the toughest things I’ve ever done.

In this post, you’ll learn exactly how to go about starting your freelance business whilst either at school, university, or any other educational institute. Even if you’re not attending school, you can still apply what I share to starting your own freelance business. So, without further ado, let’s begin!

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