The Fundamentals of Negotiating

Negotiating successfully is an art that you must learn. When it comes to doing business, you want to get the most for your time and money. Many people, especially freelancers, are intimidated by the thought of negotiating.  They picture a room with oak-paneled walls, dim lighting, sitting in a chair at the end of a […]

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6 Signs You’re Working with the Wrong Clients

Life as a freelancer means constantly searching for clients. Through cold emailing, applying to contract positions, and word of mouth, you’ll come in contact with a lot of people who can use your services. Once you’ve landed a client, it’s important to build and maintain a relationship with them.  Unfortunately, not all clients are easy […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Building a Brand

Coca-Cola. Nike. McDonald’s. Red Bull. These are all brands that are undeniably familiar. From just their logo, you can identify exactly which brand it represents and what type of product they sell. You probably can also recall their slogans without even thinking about it, too.  How does one build a brand so recognizable as these […]

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These Productivity Apps Can Save 35% of Your Time

You can only do so much on your own to increase productivity. You’ve got a morning routine down pat, concentrate in a designated workspace, and even make a daily to-do list, but sometimes these aren’t enough to unlock your productivity potential.  It’s a good idea to call in some reinforcements so you can experience ultimate […]

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7 Secrets to Successfully Managing a Remote Team

As you sit down in a cozy cafe filled with an intense aroma of espresso and freshly baked pastries, you open your computer to start communicating with your remote team for the day. Instantly, you see new messages on Slack pop up, bolded subject lines from emails that need to be read, and comments on […]

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5 Essential Online Courses for Digital Nomads

So you’ve decided to leave your old life behind, start a freelance business, and go full nomad. You sit flipping through your notebook, full of scribbled ideas for your business. You know that you have a skill that people will pay good money for. But where do you begin? Mission statements, KPIs, goal-setting, marketing – […]

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How to Build an Online Community of 10k in 6 Months

So, you want to build an online community. You have a message, a movement, or a product that you want to bring people together. An online community allows your customers and target audience to connect, share information, and become part of your movement. You will gain trust, authority, and have a reputation as a leader […]

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How to Create 50+ Pieces of Content From Just One

Don’t settle for just one piece of content when you can have more. You’re sitting at your desk, staring at a blinking cursor on your computer screen, fidget spinner constantly moving in your hand as you rummage through your thoughts for a great idea for your next piece of content. For hours, maybe even days, […]

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What You Should Be Doing Instead of Complaining About Coronavirus

As you sit in your home, quarantined due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, you’re probably wondering how long all of this is going to last. When will you be able to travel again? Will your freelance business survive? Can you rely on your clients to keep you?  During this time of uncertainty and perpetual boredom […]

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How to Create a Killer Personal Brand

Imagine you’re standing in a warehouse packed with other freelancers in your industry. You’re all calling out your own name, trying to get attention from potential clients. As you yell and yell, your voice becomes lost in the roar. How do you stand out in a situation like this?  You build a personal brand. The […]

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