The Client Conundrum: 6 Tips On Landing Great Freelance Clients

client conundrum

I must say that I followed my dream and became a freelance writer. That dream was filled with some obstacles and I had to learn and grow from them. One of the learning experiences was landing clients. I called it the client conundrum For some time, I worked with content factories that would take a percentage of my earnings. I felt embarrassed to show someone a viral piece of content … Read more

The 7 Best Ways To Keep Freelance Clients Satisfied

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The key to repeat business in your freelance business is keeping clients satisfied. It is not always easy, but there are methods and means to do so. Without bragging too much, I do have several satisfied clients who seem to keep me filled with constant tasks. So, I am doing something right. I have taken a close look at why my clients are satisfied and I have decided to share … Read more

5 Errors That Could Destroy Your Freelance Business

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While everyone makes mistakes, there are some mistakes that can carry heavy consequences. As a long time freelance writer, I have made my share of errors but none that could not be fixed. But I have also witnessed freelance business owners “flush” their business down the drain by making mortal errors. In an effort to help freelance business owners, I am going to share 5 errors that could destroy your … Read more

The Freelancing Life & Life: How to Have Both

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Guest post by Michelle Bordage It’s 5 am, the alarm goes off, the new day begins. Whether you’re a Freelancing Accountant, Content Writer, or any Freelancing trade in between, that alarm states one truth…. time to get to work. After a quick cup of coffee and morning routine you’re ready. New day, new opportunities! ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GO! Ringo Starr of The Beatles said it best when he … Read more

9 Tips To Attract Freelance Clients

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As a freelancer your ultimate goal is having clients and making money. I have had freelancers from all walks ask me how I attract clients. I must admit that it isn’t a subject that I dwell on because I have been busy working on the tasks I have been contracted for. But, I decided to look deep into the freelance client attraction subject in an effort to help my fellow … Read more

The Top 12 Niche Areas For Freelance Writers

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Guest Post By Michelle Bordage A Quick Summary of the Word Niche If you are a new or semi-new freelancer, you will hear the word “niche” thrown around quite a bit and you may ask yourself, “what exactly is a niche”? The definition of this word is simply put… a subject! For example: Dogs Music Books Windchimes These are all examples of niche’s, and a Freelance writer has the wonderful … Read more

7 Promotion Strategies & Tips For The Freelance Business Owner

How can you actively promote your freelance business without seeming like a spam artist, or an egotistical maniac? There are promotion strategies flying around everywhere. Of these tips and strategies are great, others are good and many are terrible. I am going to stick with the great and good freelance business owner promotion strategies. Do keep in mind that your first order of business should be Make sure you have … Read more

Website is a Must-Have Tool for Boosting Freelancing Business

Guest Post By Raghabendra Pradhan When you work as a freelancer, getting new clients is the challenge that you face in your early days. This is quite common with most freelancers because credibility in the initial stage of your career is questionable. Once you pass this testing phase, you can have a shy of relief, as getting new projects become comparatively easier for you. For a newcomer, a website can … Read more

6 Mindsets & Habits Of Successful Freelance Business Owners

There are a slew of freelancers who I would not call business owners. In their mind, they may consider that they are successful but they treat their freelancing like a hobby. Their mindsets & habits do not reflect success. In many ways, I do not like the term freelancer because it does carry negative connotations with some people. Fact of the matter is: a full-time freelancer is a business owner, … Read more

In The Beginning: Tips For The New Freelancer

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Guest Post By Michelle Bordage Becoming a new freelancer was a calling that I felt from deep within. I’m still learning as I go and will continue as I go on. When I began this journey (not that long ago) an amazingly seasoned freelancer took time from his busy day to show me some of the ropes, in return I told him I would do the same for someone else. … Read more

How To Write Superb Marketing Content: 7 Tips

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The majority of freelance writing gigs I perform are marketing content. The goal is to Have the reader give their contact information Entice the reader to click into an affiliate ad Or have the reader purchase something But you cannot use tactics that a door-to-door salesman, a telemarketer or one of those “wild-eyed” people standing in the center zone of the local mall use. No, excellent marketing content carries a … Read more

14 Things Every Freelance Business Owner Should Know

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Freelancing has become the norm in recent years instead of the exception. The economy has enlivened this format of work for many people. If you are considering going freelance, there are many things you need to know. First and foremost, you are a freelance business owner. You are not an employee! You must treat your new career choice as such. Today using a wide variety of sources, I am putting … Read more

The Rules Of Freelancing… Written and Unwritten

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I have always been the guy that loved breaking rules… Just ask past classmates, friends, police that knew me and oh yea, the prison guards. The first to smoke a cigarette in the new school Drinking vodka in science class Painting a swastika on the sheriff’s windshield And having a buddy throw a tennis ball full of marijuana over the prison fence Breaking rules had its share of fun and … Read more

7 Top Freelance Skills For 2017 And Beyond

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When a person mentions the term freelance, they often picture a person like me… The writer. But freelance can entail many various skills. And as of late, I have taken on some other freelance contracts that are not necessarily writing oriented. They are more SEO oriented and social media related. I have done some research and found the tasks that outsourcers are seeking freelancers for. Many of these pay quite … Read more

6 Tips To Drive Your Content Higher In Search Engines

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Whether you are a freelance writer, a blogger or an entrepreneur, it is safe to say that you want to drive your content higher in search engine results. SEO is not simple, but there are some great tips and tricks that can help you take your content that is on the 5th page of Google search and drive it to the 1st page. The algorithms used by Google, Yahoo and … Read more

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