The First Year of Freelancing

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Freelancing Year 1 I will not forget my first year of freelancing. At times I thought I may starve. I was taking jobs far below the going rate for the quality of writing I was providing. I learned some important lessons through that first year of freelancing. I am writing this article to help first year freelancers not face the same issues I did. Don’t quit your day job Personally, … Read more

Time to Move to Upwork

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Time To Move Some time back Elance and Odesk both merged. Odesk became Upwork and Elance maintained its same system. Personally, I have used Elance much more than Odesk, but I have just been given some news. If you haven’t received the email, Elance will be completely shutting down in 2016. Every freelancer on Elance can migrate their profiles over to Upwork. I have already done so, but I also … Read more

8 Tips Of Wisdom For Freelancers

8 Tips For You With over 7 years of freelance writing experience, and much more just dealing with sales, customers and people in general, I felt that I should offer 8 tips of wisdom for freelancers in today’s post. Copy these tips and put them on your bathroom mirror. Follow them and watch you freelance business succeed. Have you read my free eBook yet? If you didn’t sign up and … Read more

You Need A Professional Resume & Portfolio

Do You Have A Resume? Do You Have A Portfolio? No matter your position in life, you absolutely need a resume & portfolio which can build your reputation. Whether you are looking for normal employment or you are a freelancer searching for clients, having a professional resume & portfolio will attract the jobs or clients you are searching for. I Have A Special Deal For You! I Will Create A … Read more

Important Tips For All Freelancers

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Important Tips You Need To Know No matter what type of freelancing you do….writer, graphic design, photographer, etc…there are some important items you need to remember. These important tips will help you succeed and make more money. I suggest you either write these down or print them off and use them. Remember that freelancing is a business, and you need to treat it like a business. If you just run … Read more

Post Your Free or Premium Freelance Ad on Lancerlife

Boost Your Freelance Business With Free or Premium Ad To have success with any business, a person has to advertise. I am offering a great deal for all of you freelancers to advertise your freelancing business. I am going to offer a free listing (with a cup of coffee donation if you want), or a premium listing for only $15 per year. Just to give you an idea as to … Read more

Ask Questions

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When I hear anyone say: “That was a stupid question,” I want to scream. After all, questions are meant to be asked. I was taught as a young man that the only stupid question is the one that isn’t asked. This post is for both freelancers and potential clients. Ask Questions! Client: You can find out much more about the potential freelancer if you ask questions. Yes, they may have … 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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