A Blog Can Boost Your Freelance Business

Why A Blog? I have had several people ask me why I blog. They see just how busy I am and wonder why I take time away from money producing activities to come here to Lancer Life and write an article that I seemingly do not get paid to write. Yes, I am busy! At this point in time, I have several articles that need to be completed, along with … Read more

Tax Deductions For Freelancers

Save Money With Tax Deductions Yes, we are just past this year’s tax deadline, but for freelancers, we must always consider Uncle Sam’s bill. Tax deductions are a very important aspect of a freelancing business. First, it is wise if you open an interest bearing account and whenever you get paid from a client, deposit 25% of that into that account. This will be your tax bill account. There is … Read more

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

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

Your Portfolio Is Your Primary Advertising Tool

Your portfolio is you

Your Portfolio Is You! When it comes to developing your portfolio, you just do not want to cut corners. As a matter of fact, as I have been looking at mine, I am going to go back and re-do it. When businesses and individuals look through our portfolios, they are seeing just what makes us “tick.” If, as a writer, you install articles that you wrote that have any slight … Read more

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