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5 Unique Opportunities COVID-19 Could Open to Freelancers

In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 seems to have completely taken over our lives.  And with so much uncertainty or fear swirling around, it’s only natural to feel a bit uneasy about your future as a freelancer. Yes, some of your clients may go out of business. Other clients may cancel their contracts with you. ...

Preston Lee March 26, 2020

7 Reasons Your Clients Don’t Pay On-Time (and How to Fix It)

Anyone who has ever ventured into the world of freelancing knows one of the most difficult aspects of building a service-based business is ensuring your invoices get paid on time. If you have consistent trouble getting your invoices paid and find past-due invoices piling up on your desk or in your AND.CO account, then this ...

Preston Lee March 16, 2020

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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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How 6 Creators Use a Time Tracker to Boost Productivity

Earlier in 2019, I was on the verge of a breakdown… In retrospect, it was a good problem to have. I was fortunate enough to have a growing blog & podcast, other fun projects, and great freelance clients. I had lots of great work to do! But I also had lots of work to do–and ...

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Should You Save Your Receipts as a Freelancer?

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably a self-employed freelancer, solopreneur, etc, and you really like making money. *raises hand 🙋‍♀️ Well, making money and saving it come tax time. *raises hand again 🙋‍♀️ But then comes the 1,000 tiny details you need to track and organize throughout the entire year… Which expenses should I ...

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Growing Your Business

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 ...

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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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podcast for freelancers

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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How to Be a Better Designer by Stealing from Others

Ethical theft. Is that an oxymoron? Isn’t theft, by its very nature, unethical? How could someone steal from another person ethically? Well, it turns out that creative people do it all the time. It’s a natural part of the creative process. This isn’t about copying (and it’s definitely not about plagiarism). It’s about taking inspiration from ...

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