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  • 3 Lessons Freelancer's Can Learn from Cal Newport’s Deep Work


    If you’re one of those people who likes to read books on productivity and find out about how successful people reach their goals in unique ways, you will love Cal Newport. A 35-year-old professor in computer science at Georgetown University, Newport not only has a Ph.D., but has also written several highly successful books ideal for freelancers.

  • 8 Do's and Don't's For Freelancers on Social Media - Improve Your Marketing with These Steps


    Freelancer marketing strategies and social media often go hand in hand. It has the potential of incredible reach, can be used by anyone and anywhere and offers you a ton of different choices to get your message across and get your brand known. But using it effectively isn’t always as easy as it sounds.

  • Growth Hacking for Freelancers in 6 Steps


    Growth hacking has become quite the buzz word in the past couple of years. But, as many buzz words, it is often misunderstood. Growth hacking isn’t some crazy, ridiculous way to magically turn your business from a garage shop to Microsoft in a couple of months.

  • Pricing a Software Development project: Fixed Price vs Time & Material vs Fixed Budget


    So you’ve finally found a software development company to implement your idea for a web/mobile app (or both). But what’s next? What’s with all these pricing arrangements? Which type of contract to choose? There’s no need to panic, let’s run through the options...

  • 5 Simple Steps to Using Facebook Ads to Boost Your Business


    Facebook – the platform we all read about each day, spend innumerous hours staring at and still proclaim dead every few months although it keeps on growing. The social network is all that and a bit more. Namely one of the best places to advertise your freelancer business. Landing clients, locally or internationally, is a possibility a lot of freelancer and big companies have learned to love.

  • How to Build the Strongest Brand as a Freelancer


    Many freelancers spend so much time chasing down jobs that they neglect building their brands. They think branding is only useful for big companies, but branding is actually just as important for freelancers. It increases your conversion rate and helps you land higher paying clients.

  • Why Freelancers Should Avoid Net 30 Agreements


    Net 30 can be the bane of a freelancer’s career. For some reason, it has become a commonplace for small businesses. Net 30 as a term means that payment is due 30 days after you send your clients the invoice. Now that can be good for a client as it is essentially a 30 day credit without any repercussions for them, but it can be terrible for freelancers.

  • Video Marketing: Strategies to Skyrocket your Business Growth


    Video marketing consists of showing different parts of your projects in a creative and emotional way. Do not forget that we live in an era of emotion rather than of information. We are always in a hurry and therefore, we look for valuable content, quick to consume. So, what is better than a video?

  • Squarespace: How to Utilize it as a Freelancer Niche


    You’ve heard of Squarespace. They’ve got so many ads running all over YouTube and your favorite podcasts, that it’s impossible to not have heard the name. But have you ever considered that you can actually turn Squarespace into a living?

  • Social Media + Engagement = A Winning Freelance Business Formula!


    How do you market yourself as a freelancer? The ways we promote our freelance businesses are constantly changing due to social media trends and updates, so staying on top of the best methods is essential. One way to guarantee constant success for your business is through great engagement on social media. Here's why social media engagement can make a winning freelance business formula!

  • Writing an eBook as a Freelancer – Why and how to do it in 5 Easy Steps!


    Are you thinking about writing an eBook? You should be! Writing and publishing an eBook can benefit your freelancer career in a multitude of ways. You not only get the extra cash and put your name out there, writing a book can be an amazing personal experience, too!

  • 5 Sure-Fire Guest Blogging Tips That Will Boost Your Blogging Authority


    Guest blogging is one of the best ways to boost your name and authority in your niche as a freelance writer or blogger, but how do you make sure you're making the most of the opportunity? Check out these 5 tips to publishing guest posts that will get you instant results.

  • If This Then That: What is IFTTT & 7 ways to Utilise it for Your Business.


    Little tasks add up – managing calendars, creating to-do lists, sorting emails, downloading and organizing attachments: those are all precious minutes you can use to increase your productivity or give your mind some much-needed rest. Would you like to win those minutes back? Welcome to IFTTT!

  • LinkedIn for Freelancers – Tips from a LinkedIn Branding Specialist


    For freelance consultants, LinkedIn is one of the best ways to get a steady stream of well-qualified leads for your business. In fact, if you don’t have a strong presence on LinkedIn, you’re leaving money on the table.

  • Digital clutter: 4 Steps to Clean Up Your Workspace and Stay Focused!


    A clean home or a tidy desk can make you feel more productive and balanced. Living clutter-free in the digital sense can have the same effect, and can save you a lot of time on top of it! There is just too much data that we have on our computers – cleaning it up regularly helps you not get lost in the chaos. If you are drowning in emails, photos, and other files, it’s time to face digital hoarding and put an end to digital clutter!

  • 5 Tips for Better Communication with Your Clients as a Freelancer!


    ​Freelancing gives you the freedom to work with an array of different clients from all over the world - but with the rise of technology enabling freelancers to work remotely, managing communication with clients can often prove to be a challenge.

  • 4 Instagram Marketing Tips for Your Freelance Business


    Would you like to create more impact with your Instagram publications? Are you trying to get more likes and followers on your network? This article will give you 4 quick tips to market your freelance business on Instagram in a more professional and efficient way.

  • 5 Ways to Utilize Multimedia Formats for your Own Freelance Webpage


    Freelancer webpages are often the first place where a client really learns about you. Even if they stumbled upon you via a recruiting page, you applied directly or somebody served as a middleman, they will go to your page to get a better impression. And while having a page with long, thought-out texts is definitely not a bad thing, sprinkling a little bit of multimedia in there is what will make a good webpage great.