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How 15 Pro Freelancers Use Collabs to Skyrocket Their Revenue

For many freelancers, the dream of working for yourself is exhilarating.  The rush of finally leaving behind a boss you can’t stand, determining your own schedule and having control over which project you work—it can all be very exciting. But far too often, freelancers who are excited to shed the weight of corporate life, far ...

Preston Lee June 1, 2020

How to Seek Government Aid for Your Business During COVID-19

The U.S. Congress recently passed two large stimulus bills to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is primarily aimed at helping consumers. However, it also contains some assistance for small businesses in the form of increased access to Small Business Association (SBA) loans. Meanwhile, the Families ...

Jodi Price April 30, 2020

The AB5 Law and How Freelancers Are Affected

At the beginning of 2020, a new law in California went into effect that complicates the relationship between freelancers and their clients. The AB5 Law, also known as the gig worker bill, more narrowly defines how companies classify workers as employees or freelancers. The intention of the bill was to give gig workers more rights by requiring companies ...

Jodi Price April 25, 2020

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How 15 Pro Freelancers Use Collabs to Skyrocket Their Revenue

For many freelancers, the dream of working for yourself is exhilarating.  The rush of finally leaving behind a boss you can’t stand, determining your own schedule and having control over which project you work—it can all be very exciting. But far too often, freelancers who are excited to shed the weight of corporate life, far ...

Preston Lee June 1, 2020

4 Ways to Build Passive Income While COVID Has Your Clients “On Hold”

Thanks to COVID-19, many freelancers are facing a tough reality—their clients’ lives and businesses tend to be a bit more “on hold” than usual. In a recent survey, I sent to thousands of freelancers, only about 4% of them said their business most likely won’t be negatively impacted by all the changes coming from the ...

Preston Lee April 20, 2020

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9 Business Expenses You Shouldn’t Hesitate to Invest In

Raise your hand if you’ve heard this one before… “It takes money to make money.” Does it though? And what about us freelancers & contractors, who aren’t exactly rolling in $100k marketing budgets? What business expenses help grow our revenues, and which don’t? We asked a few experts to weigh in: what are some smart ...

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Want to Ask for Referrals? Here’s 13 Tips That’ll Lead to Success

I won’t sugarcoat it… Asking for referrals can be more awkward than you’re 7th grade dance. But–they are vital to the success of a business.  In fact, here are a few stats to show just how important referrals are to your business, courtesy of Social Media Today: 78% of B2B marketers say referrals generate leads ...

Avatar February 26, 2020

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5 Tips for Landing a New Freelance Client in the Next 24 Hours

Looking for freelance clients? You’ve probably muttered something like this: “I want to make money. I want to try freelancing. I kinda-sorta understand what’s going on–but how do I get a paying client fast??” I already have a website. I have a few examples of my work. Where do I start? How do I get ...

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12 Podcasts Every Freelancer Should Listen To

The best thing about being a freelancer–is also the worst thing… You are in charge of your business. You make the decisions, find the clients, and build the products.  And it isn’t always easy. If it was, everyone would do it, right? #lifeadvice. As a freelancer, it’s important to always keep your eyes up. To ...

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6 New Years Resolution Ideas to Build a Better Freelance Business

The end of one year and the beginning of another provides a natural opportunity for reflection.  Whether you’ve just started freelancing or have been doing it for a while, there’s really no bad time to consider what’s working and what you could be doing better. And since you’re the boss, there’s no one else to ...

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Graphic Design Trends 2019: 10 Tips for Cutting-Edge Branding

With each new year, freelancers strive to evolve with the changing digital landscape. Keeping current on the latest graphic design trends is essential to remain competitive in an always-changing marketplace. With that in mind, we thought we’d give you a headstart for 2019. We’ve analyzed and collected emerging design trends across the board—graphic design, logo ...

Brea Weinreb December 14, 2018

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