Maybe it is my need for neatness or my developer’s brain, but it really bugs me when I get an email and seeing “Hi Jason Resnick” as the salutation from a list that I’ve subscribed to. Being able to split a full name into a first name and last name shouldn’t be all that difficult. In …
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One of the mistakes that I didn’t do early on in my freelance career was to build an email list. Not having a list, or rather not spending some amount of effort into building one with high-quality emails, put me in a bad spot because I didn’t have any way to reach out to folks …
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There’s no shortage of “How to get clients?” posts and articles out there especially around lead generation. Some of it I’m not sold on because it’s a lot of smoke and mirrors which result in bad leads, if any at all. If there’s effort put in there are many others that do work. I’ve done …
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Do you want better clients? Tired of leads not panning out? Feel like you waste time with tire kickers? What are you doing in your marketing that drives these leads to you? Are you setting yourself apart through marketing? In a conversation I had with Justin Jackson (which is inside of Feast btw) he said …
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This is a question that I often get because I talk a lot about defining your ideal client in order to build recurring revenue in your business. To change the type of client you work with is hard. Maybe almost as hard as it is to have your dog answer the phone for you. It’s …
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You don’t necessarily have any goals other than you don’t want to work for “the man.” And that’s ok. However, if you don’t want to find yourself in 6 months or a year going back to “that man” then you should be thinking about how your plans are going to reach your goals. I’m going …
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As a freelancer, contractor, or full-time worker you’ve availed yourself to meet a deadline with a specific task at some point. Was the task fully completed to the expectation of the client and on time? I’m sure that you would say “yes” to this. In fact, I would venture a guess that you would definitively …
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This article is going to give you everything you need to become a smart and successful freelancer. I’m not just going to show you how to launch your business, but to maintain it so you can create a sustainable freelance business. It’s one thing to start freelancing, but in order to continue freelancing so that …
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Does this sound familiar? “I do better in my business and reaching goals with accountability.” or “I’m looking for advice, encouragement and accountability from others that have gone through the same experience.” or “I need vigilance and routine disciplines.” or “I need a good kick in the butt to keep moving forward.” Statements like these …
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