If you’re spending a lot of time tweeting, sharing, and networking with others–why wouldn’t you want to make it work to your advantage?
If you’re spending a fair amount of time on the computer looking for work, put social media to work for you. After all, you probably already use social media anyway.
Many businesses use social media as a way to advertise their products and services. The goal here is for you to do the same thing. Use your social media accounts as a tool to help you locate a project or improve your standing with a current client.
In this post, I’ll tell you how to use social media to find paying projects.
What? Yet another social networking platform to take up my time and attention?
But it’s from Google–therefore, you can’t lightly brush it off as a flash in the pan. In fact, no sooner had I joined Google+ when I started seeing emails from marketers publicizing their Google+ links so I could follow them.
In my attempt to wrap my brain around Google+ and see how I could use it to reach my freelancing goals, I discovered a number of online guides and tutorials–all free.
Here’s a rundown of some of the best ones I’ve found and why each might be useful to you:
The seemingly infinite influence of the internet makes it possible for any freelancer to reach their audience more effectively. Size matters not when it comes to online marketing, but effort does, which means freelancers have just as much online marketing potential as do other companies.
When well thought out and carefully implemented, a strong online presence gives freelancers an opportunity to tap into a marketing avenue that can be specifically targeted to their potential clients. You might think online marketing should be reserved for the big dogs who have more resources to allocate to marketing campaigns, but that’s just a myth.
The following are the top three reasons why freelancers should take advantage of online marketing opportunities.
At the beginning of the year we posted about five social networking trends that freelancers may wish to explore. While those five trends will still be of interest to many, six months is a long time when it comes to technology. That’s why I’m posting today about four more social media tools or apps that you may wish to explore.
Here’s the newest list of social media trends for freelancers:
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