Should You Be Freelancing on Tumblr? (What You Need to Know)

Quick, what's your first impression of Tumblr? If you're thinking of a site that serves as an online diary for thousands of teens, you're only partially right. Many of Tumblr's users are teenagers. However, I was surprised to learn that the average age for a Tumblr user is 34.6 years old (according to Garrett Button's article, Age, Gender and Social Media Strategy: Audience Analytics for B2B, published on … [Read more...]

Are Free Blog Sites Really a Good Deal for Freelancers?

Every freelancer should have a blog, or at least a website, to act as a portfolio to showcase his or her expertise. That's because, for most freelancers, online marketing plays a huge role in how we get our customers. Most freelancers understand this. But if you're just getting started what is really the best way to go about getting a website for yourself? You basically have two options when it comes to … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Supercharge Your Social Media Style

As a freelancer, what's your social media style? Are you fun and carefree? Or are you all-business, with each and every tweet and update carefully crafted to hook prospects and clients? Are you funny? Random? Self-centered? Whatever your current style, you can probably make a few tweaks to get even more results from your social media presence. Don't worry. You don't have to spend any more time on social … [Read more...]