Posted September 10, 2007 in Uncategorized
The formula is simple: Hook up with the right people, and get leads/recommendations/etc. that turn into paying customers again and again. But finding the right people ain’t always easy, and it doesn’t happen by random accident enough to pay the bills (or thrive). You’ve got to do it on purpose.
If you want your business to grow at a solid, sustainable pace, you’ve got to be sure that the people you network with add the most power and value to your personal network. Here’s how …
Posted September 9, 2007 in Uncategorized
Hello folks, time for another “Links Folder”. It’s Sunday, take a break, take some time to go and read those posts, I’m sure you will enjoy reading and maybe learn a thing or two. We got 8 articles/posts for you today.
- Case Study: 7 Principles of Bootstrapping an Online Media Empire
- Applying for that first gig is easy, getting the confidence to do so is hard
- Social Media Marketing: Is it Worth Your Time?
- Tips to Increase Your Productivity
- The Art of Writing: 10 Tips from the Masters
- 10 Stupid Mistakes Made by the Newly Self-Employed
- Your Million Dollar Idea: Ready to Run With It?
- A Pricing Strategy for Everyone
First off, I want to tell you I’m extremely happy how FreelanceFolder is doing, we’ve been online since late July and already have around 50 articles published, and the blog has been featured and linked to from a number of great websites and blogs (KillerStartups, LifeHack, NetBusinessBlog and so many others!).
What I personally like the most so far, is the feedback we get from you folks. Our readers, rss subscribers, commenters, well you guys totally rock! Keep the comments, e-mails, questions and discussions going! [Click Here to Read More...]
Posted September 6, 2007 in Business
My first client, when I started freelancing, was a good friend of mine. I had no experience, and was almost desperately looking for gigs. When that friend asked me to design his website, I said yes right away.
Was that a mistake? Definitely. But I learned a lot from that experience.
At first I thought it was going to be fun to work with/for a friend. It lasted for about a week, then I realized I was probably gonna end up working for 3 bucks an hour, and in fact that’s exactly what happened. About 100-120 hours for $350. Not really worth it. But it was my first gig, I wanted to do it, and I had to start somewhere. [Click Here to Read More...]
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