Posted April 18, 2013 in Tools/Resources
If you’re a freelancer, you’re probably an expert in your field. But while you may be an expert writer, programmer, designer, translator, or whatever–you probably don’t know much about running a business.
Yet, successful freelancing is all about running a business. If you want to succeed, you’re going to have to acquire some business skills.
Now of course, you could go back to school and get a business degree. That would cost you thousands of dollars and take up several years of your life.
Fortunately, getting a degree is not the only way to acquire business skills. There are plenty of free training resources online. In this post, I’ll share ten of them.
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Most experienced freelancers already understand the benefits of being involved in social media. They already know that social media is a great (and still mostly free) option for networking, getting the word out, and other types of marketing.
But most freelancers don’t really make the most of the social networks that they are in. Many social networks contain features that would be of help to freelancers–if only they knew about them.
In this post, I’m taking a deeper look at Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter. I’ll highlight over seven little-known features for these platforms that you could be using for your freelancing business.
Posted August 27, 2012 in Tools/Resources
How many of you are dying to put together a set of unique glossy business cards? It can be costly and often takes a lot of preparation. But today we are offering one lucky participant a chance to win a 250 bundle print of business cards from PrintRunner.com.
We’ll be running this contest all week and will announce the winner sometime by the end of August. To enter just leave a comment on this post and we’ll select one lucky winner for the contest. Please note that you must be a resident of the United States and at least 18 years old to participate.
Whether you are a small business owner or a freelancer, chances are you stand to gain a lot from conducting a search for companies online somewhere like Duedil.
A good question to focus your queries before you start is, what kind of information could improve your decisions?
If you’re a freelancer, you might be hoping to avoid a horror story client, researching compensation rates in your market, or even looking for future clients during a lull. If you’re a small business owner, you may want to understand more about a potential partner’s track record, finances, and history.
Whatever you seek, use these five tips to find what you’re looking for.
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