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Author: Glenn Carter

Finding freelance jobs on AngelList and

We’ve all heard about the wonders of various freelancer platforms—Upwork, Freelancer, ProBlogger, and so on. But one of the most overlooked opportunities for finding freelancing gigs is AngelList over at AngelList is a platform for startups, entrepreneurs, job-seekers, and investors to connect, democratizing the process of business growth. At no cost, investors can invest money, founders can seek fundraising, and freelancers can find work. And believe me, there’s lots of it! This is why we love AngelList, yet unfortunately it’s an underutilized job platform for most freelancers out there. Today, we are going to change that. Here’s exactly...

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LinkedIn marketing solutions for freelancers: Double your leads overnight

Did you know that more people now own more cell phones than toothbrushes? This raises several questions in my mind, only one of them relevant to this discussion: Why are we not doubling down on generating leads as freelancers through mobile platforms? When it comes to marketing to businesses, there’s no better platform than LinkedIn, and today you will learn the steps to create LinkedIn marketing solutions for your freelance business. Here are the main steps you’ll learn to generate more leads through LinkedIn: Step 1: Create a kickass profile Step 2: Understand your LinkedIn lane (niche) Step 3: Publish,...

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Your freelance team: Using contractors in your freelance business

Gauging success in freelancing is not a cut and dry affair. However, when a person’s got their very own team, you can easily assume they’re killing it. In fact, that’s why top freelancers are so good in the first place. Instead of a freelance marketer writing everything themselves from scratch, they employ a lower priced research, writer, and virtual assistant to get the ball rolling. More established freelancers who have teams, depending on their niche, typically employ some of the following freelancers as part of their team: Graphic designer Virtual assistant Writer Editor SEO specialist Social media manager Accountant...

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Replace Your Day Job Income Through Freelancing

So your freelance business is finally getting off the ground. You’ve already landed your first few gigs, and your freelance rates are now similar to what you’ve envisioned when you first started thinking about working independently in the first place. Does this mean you’ve made it? And while we’re at it, is there any objective criteria to help you assess how successful you are as a freelancer? And one more thing. How are you supposed to know when to quit your day job? When will you manage to completely replace your day job income? Believe it or not, some...

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How To Start Writing A Book: Freelancer’s Guide

I'll let you start. Tell me about the book that you'll never write. Go on, I'm listening.The fact is, most of you have a fantastic book idea in your head right now, but you'll never write it down. And you know it!I've spoken to hundreds of you, and you have the most incredible ideas and stories stored away in your cerebral attics. You know those things have an expiry date right?Unfortunately, your book idea will likely never see the light of day.So keep going. What's the title of the book you'll never write? What does the cover look like?...

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