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Why it’s Crucial to Have an Awesome Profile & Actively Network on LinkedIn thumbnail

  And why it is less evident that you “do” social media marketing on LinkedIn. People buy relationships, not products or services. People return and develop loyalty to the brand (relationships) and not products or services. You could have the best ice cream in the world, but if your service stinks or your shop is Read More

How to Use Twitter Effectively for Your Freelance Business thumbnail

If you’re curious about how to use Twitter as an effective marketing tool for your online’re in the right place! One of the best ways to learn this is by starting at the beginning. This means making some small adjustments to your account in order to reap the benefits of Twitter more quickly and Read More

Freelancer Legalese: How to Choose the Right Legal Structure for Your Business thumbnail

Working as a freelancer is hard. Freelancers have to run their businesses, find clients, and meet deadlines, all at the same time. So, it’s no wonder why incorporating their businesses isn’t always a top priority. It can also be a scary, expensive, and confusing process, but it really doesn’t have to be so daunting. You Read More

How to Reuse Old Content and Capture Your Reader’s Interest thumbnail

If you have been there, it’s hard to continuously come up with new great ideas, especially in content creation. It takes a lot of time to create new content and the same goes to publishing the posts. So it makes a lot of sense to repurpose content to save time, effort and resources. Repurposing content Read More

Why You Need a Long Form Sales Page for Your Premium Priced Service thumbnail

You finally hit publish on your freelance website and you’re getting trickles of traffic to your services page. Someone's even recommending you in Facebook Groups but all that work is resulting in ZERO enquiries. It’s the worst feeling ever! You feel defeated and deflated. But guess what, it’s not YOU, it’s your services page on Read More

Keep More of Your Cash with the Home Office Tax Deduction thumbnail

Does the thought of taking the home office tax deduction cause you anxiety? You’re not alone. The home office deduction used to be associated with something everyone wants to avoid – an IRS audit. This caused many people to avoid taking the deduction even if they could legitimately claim it.     Fortunately, simplified rules Read More

7 Steps to Go From Freelancing to Passive Income thumbnail

A freelancing career can be very lucrative and rewarding. While it affords you a lot of freedom in how you're able to spend your time, it can be very difficult to scale into a business since you have to deal with everything from marketing, research, customer service, to the actual work.     At a Read More

5 Common Copy Mistakes and How to Make It More Desirable thumbnail

Have you ever landed on a webpage where the words didn't flow with your brain and you just felt like "ugh forget it" and then clicked away from the page? If you're browsing the Internet, chances are you're either reading a blog or watching a video. So the chances of coming across bad content or Read More

Work Smart: How I Get More Done in Less Time thumbnail

  This method is how I get All The Things done without: Losing my mind Annoying my very patient husband (but it happens sometimes anyway) Missing a beat with my web design business and my very special FTFP community Now, I’m not saying there are not still days where I want to invent a time Read More

How Long Should You Give Clients To Pay Invoices? thumbnail

Net 30 is one of the most common invoicing payment terms used by small, medium and large businesses. While it is a standard payment practice, it isn’t the same for all size businesses, and this is especially true for freelancers and solopreneurs. Today I’ll explain what Net 30 is, why many use it and why Read More

How To Rock Co-Working As A Freelancer thumbnail

Are you bored of working from home? Fed up with firing up your laptop in a busy coffee shop? But can’t afford an expensive office space to run your business? Co-working offers a middle ground - you can rent a professional shared work space on a flexible day-by-day basis. You get to work with fellow Read More

Should You Put Pricing On Your Website thumbnail

The debate rages on -- to display your prices up-front or not, that is the question. And it’s a question that plagues freelancers All. The. Time. Like any good debate, there are strong arguments for and against. Me, I’ve always been firmly in the “for” camp. But nothing convinced me (and will convince you) as Read More