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Author: Glenn

Finding Your First Freelancing Client, and Keeping Them

There’s a lot more to being a freelancer than waking up at 10AM every day, making a hearty breakfast, brewing some good coffee, and typing your way to success on your laptop while you’re still in your pajamas.…Not! In fact, since becoming a freelancer I’ve woken up earlier than I have ever before. Why? Because my fate is in my own hands. Waking up even one hour earlier gives me an extra 5 hours per week. Think of how productive you could be with an extra 5 hours!   But, as easy as it sounds sometimes, things don’t always...

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Where to Find Freelance Work: The Best Marketplace Tactics

Finding freelance work is by far one of the most challenging parts of being self-employed. A quick Google search will yield an almost endless list of results. As freelancers, we need all of the tools we can get when trying to find work online. You’ve chosen your freelance niche and are ready to start finding freelance work. But how? Freelancing platforms now provide literally millions of work opportunities in virtually every field you can possibly imagine. Consider the largest of the group, Upwork, pays out a billion dollars every year to its army of freelancers. But Upwork is only the beginning of the freelancing...

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Freelancing Tools: A Toolkit to Skyrocket Your Cashflow

Working as a freelancer is practically a one-person-army armed with a computer and a desire to be in control. You not only have to do your job, but also deal with all other aspects of running a business – even if you’re the only one involved in it. This includes accounting, sales, lead generation, customer support, and the list goes on. To run a successful business, you need a series freelancing tools to help manage everything as efficiently as possible. Life as a freelancer is always easier when you’re using the right tools. So, without further ado, let’s talk business. Here are...

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Starting a Freelance Business: Write A Book (Seriously, Here’s How)

Don’t worry, starting a freelance business is easier than you think. And so is writing a book!   Before anything else, there’s something that I have to admit: nothing compares to having a freelance business.   Seriously! To say that being a gig worker is a lot more fun than having a regular job would be a huge understatement. You’re free to choose whatever works best for you, whenever you want it, however you want it and don’t forget, wherever you want!   The 2017 Freelancing in America study by Upwork and Freelancers Union found that there are currently 53...

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