How to Format a Writer’s Assignment to Get Better Content Back
Great content starts with a detailed concept. Learn how to turn a concept into an assignment for a freelance writer that saves time, money, and hassle.
How to Host a Video Conference: 7 Tips to Run an Interview or Pitch Session Smoothly
A video conference interview can feel like an audition. So do your best to let people prepare for the hot seat. A pro shares her must-dos to make it seamless and productive for everyone.
10 Client-Centric Terms to Win Business (and Others to Leave Behind)
Freelancers, before your interview with a potential client, thoroughly study this list of terms and practices that are at the top of most companies’ priority lists.
29 Companies With Even Catchier Slogans and Taglines
Get tips for writing awesome slogans and taglines that stand out and capture your brand’s reason to be in just a few words. Plus, examples to make you roar!
6 Video Conference Best Practices: How to Pitch Your Product or Yourself, Virtually In Person
Although video conferencing has gotten a lot easier, people still make epic fails. Don’t let that happen. Put on a good show for a potential client.
How to Craft Great Business Podcasts: Q+A With Wondery CCO Marshall Lewy
We’re chatting with Wondery Chief Content Officer Marshall Lewy on how great podcast producers craft story, hire voices, and how businesses can emulate their practices to get way more downloads.
Use the Eisenhower Matrix to Joyfully Unclutter Your To-Do List
Before there was Marie Kondo, President Eisenhower created a decluttering system for your to-do list… and it’s life changing, especially for freelancers.
How to Write Great Boilerplate: 5 Do’s, 5 Don’ts, 5 Examples From Different Industries
Whether you’re a new or evolving brand, you need to tell your story… quickly. Here are five tactics to craft top-notch boilerplate, plus five to avoid.
Peer Advice for Freelancers: 9 Lessons on Setting Client Expectations
Freelancers who are skittish about setting client expectations can unwittingly sabotage their own success. Don’t facepalm your own actions. Glean advice from nine professionals who share life-learned tips for avoiding hiccups.
More Than Words: Online Courses to Improve Your Freelancer Toolbox (and Stay Competitive)
Digital marketing, content strategy, academic certifications… Here are some of the best companies providing online courses that help freelancers — and all professionals, for that matter — stay competitive in the job market and win more freelance jobs.
The Hot Seat: Alan Philips on Brand Marketing, Perpetual Beta and More
Former WeWork and current Turnberry Chief Brand Officer Alan Philips sounds off on hot takes of note for brand marketers and creatives.
How to Write Great Bios for Others: 5 Do’s, 5 Don’ts, 5 Good Examples
Writing a professional bio for another person, or even a business entity, can be more challenging than writing your own. We lay down the rules to do it right.
Niche Expert: Allison Levine’s Journey From Wine Consumer to Marketer to Blogger to… GM of Effervescence
Live for vino? Learn how Allison Levine evolved from a wine consumer to a niche marketing expert in the beverage industry.
5 Bold Tactics to Earn More Clients: What Winning Freelancers Are Doing
As a freelancer, you just can’t sit around and wait for jobs to come your way. You have to win them. Here are bolder ways freelancers are taking charge of their own destinies.
The Eight Essential Business Friends a Permalancer Needs
Nobody can go it alone. As a freelancer, you need people in your professional life for financial reasons, references, creative support, and industry events. Permalancer Lena Katz lines up those who can help your business the most.