Grow Your Freelance Business by Doing These 3 Things

Every now and then I’ve been known to click on the occasional Facebook ad. Usually, it’s something related to marketing, freelancing or small business because that’s where my interests lie. And almost without fail, clicking on those ads results in frustration and irritation. I know that’s a silly reaction—the ads aren’t really targeted towards me—merely …

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Hold ’em or Fold ’em

It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. ~ William Ernest Henley The final four lines from W.E. Henley’s poem, “Invictus,” will ring true for most freelancers. We choose this career path because we feel a …

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Freelancers Are Salespeople Too

For the longest time, I fooled myself into thinking that because I wasn’t working in an official sales capacity, I wasn’t actually selling. Of course, that couldn’t be further from the truth. As freelancers, despite what we’d like to think, we are fully entrenched in sales. If we’re not continually focused on selling ourselves and …

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