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Freelancing

7 Self-Employed Productivity Tips To Help You Do More, Faster

Being an entrepreneur and running your own business is an awesome adventure! However, it can also be daunting with the amount of work that can be required. The more you can get done, faster, the easier your life becomes and the more you can earn. But nobody wants to become a robot and sit in…

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5 Ways to Market Your Website And Make Money

Congratulations! You’re a brand new (or newly rebranded/refreshed/refocused) business owner. My little entrepreneurs are all growing up. I’m so proud! So you’re sitting there staring at your awesome website and… now what? See that’s the problem – there are a lot of businesses and professionals out there that help you design, and create, and get…

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6 Reasons Being Your Own Boss Isn’t Always A Benefit

I’ve been going through a ton of blogs and articles lately about freelancing and becoming an entrepreneur and I have to say… the majority of them are full of shit. As a newbie freelancer I remember hearing about the awe and wonder of this new world. It’s mystical powers that would allow me to stay…

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5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Client Relationships

Unless you recently crawled out of a cave or woke from a coma, you’ve heard it before – Communication is the key to any good relationship. Well it’s a cliche for a reason… it’s true. And it couldn’t be more true for your online engagement and client relationships. You need to communicate and engage with…

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The Crucial Traits of Entrepreneurs: PRIDE

Wait. What? Pride is a good thing? Since when? To be a good entrepreneur I’m suppose to strive to be prideful? Really? Now I’m really confused. Well don’t be. If you really think about it, shouldn’t you be proud of your work? Shouldn’t you want to show it off and scream it from the roof…

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Ideas Are Endless – Inspiration Expires.

Let’s face it. Ideas are a dime a dozen. I’m sure I could give you any topic and within 5 minutes you’d be able to come up with a list of ideas that coordinated with it. Coming up with ideas is easy. But on the flip side, being inspired… that’s something that you have to…

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How To: Create a Business Routine & Schedule + Free Download

Schedules and Lists. That’s how you make shit happen! I’ve been freelancing for over 7 years now and I can’t tell you how important keeping a schedule and a routine is to the success of my business. The times when I’d break away and just “wing it” – my finances and my prospects plummeted. Your…

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HOW TO: Be a Happy Freelancer

When I first started out on this freelancing journey, I went to Barnes & Noble, and I logged on to Amazon, and I went to the library (two actually). I found as many books as I could on the what and how and I spent hours upon hours reading. I studied pricing. I studied forms.…

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WORKING FOR YOURSELF IS LIKE FLYING A PLANE — SCARY, BUT REWARDING!

[su_dropcap style=”simple” size=”5″]W[/su_dropcap]orking for yourself is basically like flying a plane. You sit down behind that dashboard panel, and you start pushing buttons and pulling the throttle. You’re doing everything in your power not to crash and burn. Eventually though, you start to get the hang of the dials and the feel for the wings.…

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