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 […]
No, Upwork is NOT How You Build a Successful Freelance Business
Relying on Job Bidding Sites to Find Freelance Work Puts Control of Your Freelance Career in Someone Else’s Hands Since you’re reading this article, I probably don’t have to sell you on why freelancing is important. (For those of you who may have accidentally stumbled in, traditional on-staff work puts all of your income and […]
Do You Need Insurance as a Freelancer?
There are a lot of insurance types: liability, disability, and property to name just a few. As you start your freelance business, you want to follow all the rules. But what do you really need freelance insurance to cover yourself? Freelance insurance may make you feel more professional, but that doesn’t mean it’s something you […]
Best Online Freelance Courses: What to Look For
The moment you decide to start freelancing, you’ll notice that there are plenty of courses willing to show you how. But, it’s important to be able to differentiate the good ones from the bad. After all, you want to know you’re investing your time and money into a quality course. Today’s post focuses on the […]