freelance tools

Top 14 Freelance Tools to Power Your Business in 2019

    As freelancers, we have access to a smorgasbord of online tools and apps to help power our virtual businesses. The challenge is deciding which ones to choose. It’s easy to get distracted by “shiny object syndrome” and run in circles chasing the latest invention. Or some of us may become frozen by indecision, daunted by the sheer number of choices. One helpful strategy is to outline the various parts of your business and […]

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How to Use Trello to Keep your Freelance Business Organized

  If you are a remote freelancer like me who has been in the industry for quite a while, you will understand how organization plays an important role in achieving a healthy work-life balance. Learning how to use Trello, a free project management tool, to keep clients and tasks organized is essential to running a freelance business. For newcomers, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by doing one project with one client to suddenly picking up […]

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Avoid these 7 Most Common New Freelancer Mistakes in 2019

  Are you just now embarking on a freelance career? If you’re new to the whole gig game, there are a few freelancer mistakes you are bound to make if you’re not careful. Freelancing is not a completely different world from the traditional office jobs that you may be have trained up in. It does have some unique characteristics, however, that you need to be aware of. And you’ll need to master them if you […]

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The 20 Hottest Skills on the FreeeUp Marketplace in 2019

  The future of work is quickly evolving as the years go by. A prediction made according to Forbes states that the majority of the workforce will be comprised of freelancers by the year 2027. If you’re already a freelancer or transitioning to remote work, this can be a huge opportunity to continue to enhance and expand your skills. Freelancing is no doubt currently in demand – there are many freelance websites where you can […]

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How Calendly Can Improve Client Meetings

  Why it’s Important to Improve Client Meetings Let me share with you one of my most valued freelancing secrets: Freelancers who aren’t organized don’t thrive. Sure, you may be happy with where you’re at right now, but let’s be honest — you wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t feel some kind of need for help. With everything from deadlines to contacts to meetings, it’s key to sync-up your online business in order to stay […]

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How to Promote your Freelance Business with Facebook Ads

Facebook has the largest number of users; around 1.5 billion people use it every single day. With this large number of users, this is also the largest platform to sell your products and services. Many people use Facebook for different purposes, but most use the platform to connect with friends and family. Almost 40% of the Facebook population comprises of companies and hardworking freelancers and bloggers. Freelancers nowadays use Facebook as a crucial platform to […]

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Top 10 Ways to Get Freelance Clients to Come to You

4 As a freelancer, you know that getting clients is one of the hardest things. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced freelancer, finding work can be a daunting task, because, well, clients come and go. That’s why looking for clients is an essential part of freelance success. Many freelancers actually make a mistake by waiting for clients to come to them. If you want to earn some money, you’ll have to find people who […]

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A Freelancer’s Guide to FreeeUp.com | Everything You Need to Know

As a freelancer, there are so many marketplaces out there you can join. It can get overwhelming to know which one is best for you and how many you should join. I’ve been on FreeeUp since March 2018, and joining was one of the best things I’ve done for my freelancing business. Here’s an interview I did with FreeeUp co-founder, Nathan, a few months after joining FreeeUp and seeing big success.  Since that interview, […]

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5 Reasons Some Freelancers Rake in Big Clients (while you’re stuck looking for work)

Remember when you used to daydream about freelancing? About working for yourself full-time, being your own boss, setting your own rules, being the master of your own destiny? That’s how many of us freelancers start out—daydreaming at a desk job and wishing we could just break free. After years of working with thousands of freelancers via my blog and community, I’ve learned one very sad reality, however:  for some freelancers, being their own boss doesn’t […]

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