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How To Bring In New Income Fast By Offering a New Niche Service: Part Three. thumbnail

Over the last 3 weeks I’ve been sharing what’s happening behind the scenes in my business while launching a new niche service with my fiancé to bring in some income from a new revenue stream. If you missed Part 1 & 2, definitely check those out first: Part 1: Determine a service, put feelers out Read More

How To Bring In New Income Fast By Offering a New Niche Service: Part Two. thumbnail

One of my favorite ways to bring in new income fast is to offer a new niche service. In this series, I’m using my Frenchy Mamat as a case study to show how someone can start making money through a new service. If you haven’t read Part 1, where I talk about deciding on a Read More

How to Bring in New Income Fast by Offering a New Niche Service: Part One. thumbnail

Starting your own business or getting out of a slump from the one you have can seem like a daunting endeavour. There is so much to do, learn, implement, etc and perfectionism usually gets to the best of us. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether you are just starting freelancing or your current Read More

Ask A Freelancer: When Is Free Ok? thumbnail

When I started my freelancing business I got a lot of requests from family and friends to do web design for free. I was torn. I needed to build my portfolio, but I also wanted to work with people who valued my work. I needed to pay the bills, but I also needed testimonials. I Read More

Ask A Freelancer: Favorite Way To Get New Clients, Fast thumbnail

Are you going through the summer client slump? Summer means vacations, family reunions and sun bathing time. It also means, less clients are making hiring freelancers their top priority. You might be feeling a bit fearful when periods like this come around. It can be a good thing. More time to take your own vacations Read More

A Better Way to Get New Clients thumbnail

The number one question I get from aspiring freelancers is “How do I get new clients”. Yes, I can definitely give some tips on immediate actions you can take to get a new client in the door fast (and have already done so here). But those are “right now” strategies, that will only help you Read More

I Raised My Prices & Got More Clients thumbnail

Pricing. That word alone can give most freelancers an anxiety attack. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You’re charging too little. Yes you. And I probably still am too. But I’m working on it. I recently raised my prices. I basically doubled them. And you know what happened? I got more clients. And Read More

How To Promote Yourself Without Promoting Yourself thumbnail

As freelancers, promoting yourself can be scary. There is something inherently sleazy feeling about saying "Here I am, come buy from me". But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you have a service that other people need, you are doing them a disservice to not share it with them. Whether promoting yourself makes Read More

5 Ways to Get Out of a Slump And Get New Clients FAST! thumbnail

It happens to even the best of freelancers. A slump. You can be going strong, super booked, and then all of a sudden you look at your list of current work, and you realize it’s coming to an end. So what do you do about it? Well if you are smart with your money (and Read More

Give Before Asking

With websites, facebook pages & twitter accounts, most people are quite easy to contact these days. With little investigation, it’s quite simple to find an email address or even just a contact form to get in touch. The problem with this? It makes asking for things and pitching to people too easy. Too easy to Read More