One of the worst things that can happen to you as a freelancer is having a client fail to pay you for your work. But, please know that this almost never happens. Clients that don’t pay are so rare that I haven’t had one in over 20 years of freelancing. Keep in mind that clients […]
The Fastest Way to Scale Your Freelance Business
As someone who has their own business or is thinking about starting one, you’re definitely familiar with the term “scale” and have likely seen a number of posts about how to scale your business. The topic of scaling your business is one you should pay close attention to for the success of your freelance business. […]
3 Must-Read Books for Freelancers
Every single successful person there’s ever been and ever will be shares one trait: persistence. Even if you have the perfect map filled with every direction you need to get somewhere, you’ll only make it if you continue to take steps forward. This means that you keep going regardless of any setbacks, delays, surprises, or […]
Your Website is the Best Freelance Website
When freelancers are first starting out, many often look for an easy way to land clients. After all, every freelancer needs clients in order to stay in business. But the best freelance websites for beginners aren’t job bidding sites like Fiverr or Upwork. They’re your own online portfolio. How Job Bidding Sites Work First things […]
Should You Offer Holiday Deals & Discounts as a Freelancer?
Throughout the year, there are times when you feel surrounded by businesses offering discounts—especially during Black Friday. But, does this mean that you’re missing out if you don’t offer deals and discounts as a freelancer? It’s fair to say that most businesses offer sales and discounts for special occasions, including the weekend of Black Friday. […]
How Many Freelance Services Should You Offer?
Often, the freelance services you offer are ones you’ve done before. So, if you’ve been a graphic designer for 15 years, then offering graphic design as a freelance service is a perfectly good choice. After all, if you’re going to sell a freelance service to clients, you need to be skilled in the service you’re […]