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6 Reasons your Website is Costing you your Freelance Writing Clients (and how to fix it) thumbnail

Are you feeling frustrated that your prospective clients just aren’t biting onto the pitches you so excellently crafted for them? Here’s the deal – no matter how hard you worked on that pitch or even how well suited you are for the project, your website could be the buzzkill of all buzzkills. Does this ring Read More

5 Questions to Help You Charge What You’re Worth thumbnail

Also known as "why there isn't a wrong answer to the 'rates' question" I wasn't always as transparent as I currently am about my rates. In fact, when I first started freelancing, I adjusted my rates based on the client's budget. This turned out to be a really bad idea. Prospective clients thought that it Read More

The Morning Rituals That Have Made Me More Happier and Productive thumbnail

There's no denying that there's a ton of information out there right now about the morning rituals and routines of the rich and famous (and successful). From Tim Ferriss' hugely popular books and blog, to The Miracle Morning and The 5am Club, you don't need me to tell you that the early morning is when Read More

Branding Your Freelance Business for Non-designers thumbnail

Having a professionally designed brand has many benefits, but the practical reality is that in the beginning of your freelance career, you may not be able to afford it. If you're still experimenting with your business, investing in a professional brand right now may not be the wisest choice – you might find in a Read More

It’s Time to Write: 5 Tips for Getting It Done thumbnail

We’ve all had those days: the ones where despite having the ideas, the ability, and sometimes even the deadline, we just. don’t. want. to. write. As we wait for the sorcerer to sweep their motivational wand over us, we check our email one more time. We rearrange our task list in Asana. We search the Read More

4 Tips for Building a Business With Your Romantic Partner thumbnail

If you're committed to taking your freelancing to the next level, you already know it takes a TON of hard-work, dedication, and courage to go full-force into the world of entrepreneurship. Now, throw a business partner into the mix who also happens to be your romantic partner, and things can get REALLY interesting. We know Read More

Why WordPress is NOT Your Email Marketing Friend thumbnail

I'm a huge fan of WordPress, my website is on this platform and I love how you can customize the look of your site by adding a multitude of plugins. What I don't like about WordPress is that, out-of-the-box, it's not equipped to help you with your email marketing. This means that you've gotta do Read More

Confessions Of A Chronic Procrastinator: Why We Do It & What To Do About It thumbnail

Hey! In a previous post on The Freelance to Freedom Project I talked all about making commitments - and keeping them. Oh, the irony. I made a commitment to the wonderful Leah that I would write 3 blog posts for her as a featured writer, and with just a couple of days to go until Read More

3 Powerful Strategies to Grow Your Visibility, Authority, and Email List thumbnail

Guess what? You’re brilliant. Yes, you. You have amazing insights, knowledge, and wisdom inside of you. Things that you’re passionate about. Things that can change people’s lives. So share it. Building your list isn’t the only element that’s important to gaining more visibility and impact online. As you grow your list, you want to grow Read More

How to Find Your Winning Difference in a Crowded Market thumbnail

Ever heard of ‘secret sauce’? It’s essentially a blend of (possibly dodgy) sauces combined to make something altogether more mysterious. As a small business owner or freelancer, your business needs to have its own secret sauce. But unlike the restaurant staple, your ingredients can’t afford to be anything less than organic & super-premium. Brian Clark Read More

3 Must-Have Sales Page Sections You Should Never Forget thumbnail

“Gosh, I’m soooo excited to write my next sales page!” said no one ever. As a sales page-obsessed copywriter, I very much get that sales pages are not everybody’s cup of (herbal) tea. Something happens in even the savviest freelancer’s brain when they have to sit down and write content meant to sell their stuff Read More

9 Essential Parts of a Successful Content Strategy thumbnail

A documented content strategy is crucial to your success as a freelance business owner, especially if you want to realize your full potential. A content strategy outlines what content you create and when and where you share it online. It makes your marketing efforts more cohesive, and it unifies your online presence. When you prepare Read More

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