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.
What Writers Should Know About SEO to Stay Competitive in 2019
Although Google’s known for fickle algorithm changes, here are six key approaches to help your writing survive them all, so you can win at SEO for clients.
‘Digital Mom’ Audrey McClelland on Her Shift From Full-Time Fashion to Freelance
We interview Audrey McClelland, author of ‘The Digital Mom Handbook’, about her transition from the full-time fashion world at Donna Karan to being an independent entrepreneur.
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.
How to Grow Your Freelance Business This Year: Quarter One
Planning is essential if you want to grow your freelancing business. Here are three key ways to set yourself up for success for the rest of the year (if you’ve let half of Q1 already pass you by).
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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.
Apply the Lazy User Model to Your Pitching Strategy for More Wins
The Lazy User Model of solution selection (LUM) is a theory that researchers developed to predict what leads humans to adopt a certain technology when given several options. So how can freelancers use it to their advantage?
Become a Writer-Publicist Power Duo in the Gig Economy: Two Success Stories (5 of 5)
In the gig economy, your job security relies on your own ability to build professional relationships. When you try to expand your network as a freelance writer or publicist, take a cue from these two pairs who have mastered professional synchrony to succeed.
How to Make $100K or More As a Freelance Writer? Five Successful Women Share Their Advice
What does it take to earn $100K or more as a freelance writer? Five women share their success, with tips on how to value yourself and your time.
Up-Level Your Freelance Business Cards: Get Expert Advice From the Global Creative Director at MOO
Get tips in our interview with the Global Creative Director at MOO. Learn the do’s and don’ts on how to design effective business cards for your freelancing business, and how to make the most of your visual branding.
How to Write the Perfect Bio for Your CV Portfolio and Get More Work
Your writer bio is a key factor when brands consider hiring you as a freelance writer. Is yours sparkling or bordering on cray-cray? Megan’s here to help you take a gut check.
Moonlighting or Full-Time Freelancing? Pros and Cons for Freelancers and Clients
For freelancers, deciding to just moonlight or to quit the day job and freelance full-time is a huge dilemma. And for clients, deciding whether you need a moonlighter or a more-available freelancer can be equally vexing. To answer both, full-time freelancer Lena Katz lines out key points to help you decide.
The Go-Getter Guide to Growing Your Freelance Writing Business (With Advice From 50+ Experts)
Whether you’re a moonlighter or a full-time freelancer, we want to help you fuel your fire. We’ve compiled 50+ articles with the some of the best tips, interviews and advice from highly active and experienced freelancing professionals to help you: Win that next client; seize that next assignment; and earn that next payday for work well done.
Find Your Office Away From Home: Five Co-Working Communities for Freelancers and Small Businesses
Working solo doesn’t have to limit your opportunities for social and business connections. We look at five co-working communities that are friendly to small businesses, solopreneurs, freelancers and business travelers.