Getting out of our own way can be tough. You have the confidence in what you do and the skills that you have to become a freelancer. However when it comes to calling yourself an “expert” or “podcast host” or “writer” when you are a developer or design, you fall flat. Even when there’s a …
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If you’re looking to start an e-commerce business, there are thousands of articles about how to take the leap and make your first sales. If you need to dial in a specific facet of your website or add an app to your website, there are reviews and YouTube tutorials galore. Very few articles give you …
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There are some days that you totally rock the day. Just annihilate that to do list. Then there are other days in which we don’t feel as motivated. We look at our tasks for the day and say “I don’t feel like doing this at all.” As a freelancer it is hard to stay productive …
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On one hand, you can purchase a WordPress theme for the lint in your pocket (in other words, for free) and spend $50 bucks on a theme that offers you decent functionality. On the other hand, you can hire a WordPress developer who will customize your site to your unique needs and wants, but the …
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Living the dream on a beach. Being my own boss. Spending time with family. Work whenever I feel like. Work wherever I want to. Sticking it to “the man”. These are all valid reasons why someone chooses to go into being full time freelancer. If you read between the lines of each you’ll see that …
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We all make mistakes. It’s what makes us all humans. Making a mistake isn’t the end of the world by any means. However evaluating the mistake and making sure it doesn’t happen again is the key to a successful freelance business. I’ve made plenty of mistakes in my career. I’ll be honest, it sucks each …
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Ever asked yourself, What do I need to do to make my website sales-ready? In this post, I’m sharing my top tips for creating the perfect e-commerce site that’s not only sales ready, but makes sales while you’re sleeping, without requiring direct input from you. This is an e-commerce website that appeals to both types …
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Every freelancer at some point asks “How to start a freelance business?” or “How to start my freelance career?” This may not be directly to someone or as a search, but they will ask this question to themselves at some point. I think a better question is “How to start a sustainable freelance business?” Adding …
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There will come a point in every freelancer’s life where they will be faced with some hard sells. If you haven’t encountered this yet, let me set the scene for you. You get this email from an owner with the initial requirements of what seems to be a fun and exciting project. The tone of …
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