You made the decision, it’s time!
You have your online course content written out, ideas on how you want things to look, and the demand from your clients for it.
Yes, it’s time to build your membership site…
But, if you're like most entrepreneurs, you're up to your eyes in daily duties to keep things moving.
Have you ever had those days when you feel especially alone, wondering if it's worthwhile to keep investing so much of your heart and time into your business?
It's a funny thing, too – regardless of how much “success” you experience, it can be really difficult to get free from that tiny, nagging voice.
But here's the thing: as humans, we can be really hard on ourselves.
And sometimes, it's easy to forget (or ignore) the fact that you're actually doing a fabulous job running your business. It's easy to take yourself too seriously, forgetting that life is a pretty cool adventure, no matter what happens.
One thing that can really help get out of that mental slump is by focusing on what it is that makes you fabulous…and even going a step further to remembering that you're never actually alone in this venture.
There are so many incredible people who share some of your key traits and passions and who are already well-known as individuals who have helped to shape our world through their entrepreneurial journey.
If you're a freelance web designer, you know how important it is to find new clients.
Your pay depends on you being a go-getter and finding someone who will hire you to complete a web designing project.
That's why learning how to get more web design work as a freelancer is key!
Whether you're looking for a full-time job designing and maintaining a site, or just designing the site and moving on to another project, you need to know where to find your ideal clients.
How to get more web design work: 1, 2, 3… Go.
If you've followed our blog in the past, you know how strongly we feel that WordPress is a great solution for your online web presence. If you're not super tech savvy, then you might be looking to find a freelance WordPress developer to help you create your ideal home on the web.
But here can you go to find top WordPress freelance talent? Don't worry – we won't leave you hanging!
Have you ever looked through the portfolio of one of your idols and experienced a combination of awe… and imposter syndrome?
If you’re freelancing, looking for a job, or just trying to build up your expertise in an industry, putting a great portfolio on the Internet is key. Word of mouth is a great tool for getting your name out there, but a building a freelance portfolio website will make you stand out in a potential client or employer’s mind.
But if you’re new to your field and it feels like it will take years to build up a collection of work you’re proud of, then one of those beautiful portfolios might seem way out of reach.
So what can you do if you’re caught in a catch-22 where you can’t get more clients without a portfolio to share, and you can’t stock your portfolio without more clients??
Well, you can take a deep breath for starters. Even if you only have a few projects under your belt, YOU can create one of those envy-inducing, client-bating portfolios.
Here are a few strategies for building a freelance portfolio you’re proud to show off:
The freelance landscape is growing at a rapid rate lately, with over 53 million Americans now identifying as freelancers. That's one-third of the American workforce!
With so many people choosing to live the freelance life – whether as full-time self-employed entrepreneurs, contract workers, or side-hustlers – the are big changes happening in the way we work.
Luckily, with a growing number of people making the leap to the freelance life there comes a growing number of tools and tech resources for freelancers available.
Software companies and startups are answering the call to help make running a freelance business easier than ever before. From tracking your time, to automating your marketing, to streamlining your contracts, there are tools out there to save freelancers loads of time on managing the day-to-day.
Here are our top 10 tech resources for freelancers.
If there's one field that has a high potential for making a good income, that keeps your mind sharp… it's got to be “getting techy with it”.
In this article we'll be talking about how to start a career in tech… but first, why should you consider a career switch into the tech space right now?
Let's face it, the economic downturn of the early 2000s had a lot of people reevaluating their career choices and their motivations for zeroing in on certain kinds of jobs.
A job that has stable demand and is important to many different kinds of industries suddenly looked pretty appealing to people who realized that the jobs that supported them financially could dry up fast when budgets began to shrink.