About the book
As a freelancer, you might feel as though it’s you against the world. In many ways, it is. This is the great challenge and great opportunity that comes with the independent work lifestyle.
You’re dictating your own course, but you’re also responsible for making all of the things happen, big and small, to drive your career forward. And, as the adage goes, little things make big things happen.
Any successful entrepreneur knows that big changes don’t happen all at once. In fact, progress is most successfully achieved by through the implementation of small, measurable changes that can be optimized or improved upon over time. People in the tech world affectionately refer to this approach as “hacking,” and some of the most innovative businesses in the world have adopted it with great success.
This book takes the foundational principles of hacking and applies them to freelancers who are viewing their independent career paths as viable businesses of one. We’ve collected 40 hacks from our network, including a handful from some contributors who know, and distilled them into an easy to digest guide for growing yourself and your business. Ready to start hacking today?
What you will learn
1. How to hack marketing
Need to set up a portfolio website or work a social network without hiring a pro? How about some guidance on basic content marketing? We got you covered.
2. How to hack self-promo
Ever wonder how some freelancers seem to be everywhere? We’ll show you where to put your energy, so you can stand out and make it count.
3. How to hack biz dev
Ah, the art of selling. Guess what? It’s not that hard to figure out with the right foundation. We’ll show you how to prospect leads and close new biz like a pro.
4. How to hack customer service
Dealing with clients is, well, part of the deal. Fortunately, you don’t need a five-person account team to keep clients happy and drinking the Kool-Aid.
5. How to hack business strategy
It’s easy to get buried in the day-to-day of freelance life. Between balancing paying projects, we’ll coach you on how to execute on your big picture vision.
6. How to hack collaboration
You might feel like a lonely island, but there are simple ways to work your network to grow your business and make some friends along the way.
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