Start Local

local business

Local Businesses Need You So often as freelancers, we are searching the world jungle for prospects and customers. We often neglect the large market that is right in front of our face: LOCAL No matter the freelancing business you are in, there are local customers just waiting for you to call on them for their business. Many business people would much rather give their business to a local freelancer than … Read more

Wise Freelance Business Practices

Having a successful freelance business can be realized if a person follows some simple guidelines. There are many freelance “pretenders” in the world. To have that success you desire, it is wise to follow these freelance business practices: Having faith in your talents and abilities Just knowing that you have the ability and the talent to complete the jobs you bid on is the first step in success. If you … Read more

Freelancers Hire Freelancers

help wanted

It is true! The title of this article may seem like an oxymoron, but it is a true statement. The majority of the freelancing jobs I have received have been from other freelancers. Consider some of these reviews, and then I will explain about the client. Leave 60 Comments on My Military Blog “Fun and easy to work with. ”— chuckholmes Chuck is a freelancer who was a commander in … Read more

Branding And Marketing Your Freelance Business

Marketing and branding

Freelancing is a business. The way that any business builds success is through branding and marketing. No matter what your freelancing specialty is, you must create a “brand.” When people hear your business name or your tagline, they will automatically know what you specialize in. It also could be evident in your logo. Here are some great examples of branded freelancers: Copywriter     Web Development   Photographer     … Read more

10 Reasons Freelancers Fail

Meter fails

Like any business, freelance has its share of fails. We see businesses boarded up all the time, and freelancing is no different than any other business. There are certain fundamentals a freelance business can follow to be successful. Like death, no one likes to talk about failure, but we must. By understanding how failure comes about, we as freelancers and business people can take steps to lessen the odds of … Read more

Methods To Advertise Your Freelancing Business

An ad I developed

Getting Clients Any business that wants to be successful must advertise. As a freelancer, you have a business so therefore, you must advertise. You have a portfolio developed, and your resume all in line. Now, I will share with you some simple, and cost efficient methods to advertise your freelancing business. Please comment below if you have any other systems you use. Business Cards This is the number 1 way … Read more

Steps to Having a Successful Freelance Business

It seems that everywhere you look, be it on the internet, or in book stores, there are books and other literature on business consulting and management consulting. The many forms of tips and tricks in operating and managing a business can be overwhelming. In many cases, you will find contradictions and the question remains as to what is the right way to make your freelance business successful. The reason that … Read more

Where And How To Advertise Yourself

From http://www.freelancewriting.com and Brian Scott

You Sell Yourself As a freelancer, you are selling your talents and abilities. Yes, you are selling a service, but more than anything, you are selling yourself. I have found a wonderful mentor in Brian Scott. I have found myself learning a ton of great things from the one who developed the infographic at the top of this post. Brian owns and manages Freelancewriting.com. In this post, I will share … Read more

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