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Powerful Strategies for Lead Generation: A Guide for Freelance Business Owners

As soon as I found out I could make money writing, my head was spinning.  "Okay...so I can do this freelance thing. But how do I get clients?" Over the years, I've been able to pick up tips and ideas while doing some experimenting in my own business. Now, this...

How to Create an Invoice (+ a Freelance Invoice Template)

There are few things more exciting than receiving payment from a freelance client. The process of sending the bill isn’t quite as fun. What if you could get the process down to a science and stop stressing about what to do and use a simple freelance invoice template...

How to Find Great Freelance Jobs on Upwork at Any Experience Level

There are many great jobs on Upwork that pay well...but how do you find them? When I joined Upwork, I had no idea how it actually worked. I had a little bit of experience and a few samples to my name. That was it. But, by taking the time to learn the platform, I was...

Freelancing Contract: All the Must-Have Clauses You Can’t Ignore

The feeling of signing a new client never gets old...but the problems that can turn these relationships sour do. Some shy away from creating a freelancing contract because the thought of it overwhelms them or they don’t understand the consequences of not having one....

What is a Freelance Business Plan? (+ The Easiest Way to Create One)

Does trying to start or scale your freelance business ever feel a bit like trying to navigate without a map? You’re venturing into a whole new world, but where do you turn? How do you know if you’re on the right path? These are questions you can answer by freelance...

How to Write an Effective Price Increase Letter (+ a Free Template)

Increasing your prices as a freelancer can be uncomfortable. Asking clients for more money, while necessary, is awkward. (Especially if you're having a conversation with a loyal client.) The good news? You can make this a bit easier on yourself. Having a price...

Get Paid to Write: 7 Methods Every Writer Needs to Know About

Getting paid to write is something that many people dream about. Who wouldn't want to make money writing about things that they love? *types into Google: How to be a freelance writer* A lot of us have been there, myself included. Unfortunately, while many...

How to Write a Pitch That Wins Freelance Clients (in 7 Steps)

Trying to figure out how to write a pitch makes many freelancers...queasy. How do you know who to pitch? What do you say? What do you do in the face of rejection? If any of those questions cross your mind when you think about this form of marketing, you're not alone....

Gig Jobs: Everything You Need to Know to Make Money

It's no secret that starting a side hustle can bring in extra cash. The popularity of gig jobs is growing. Now, more people than ever can join the gig economy. Still, some struggle with knowing where to start. Curious about how it all works? Here's everything you need...

3 Simple Reasons Why Picking a Freelance Writing Niche is a Terrible Idea

Do you actually need to choose a freelance writing niche? This is a hot topic in the freelance writing world. People often frame picking a niche as the ONLY way to stand out as a professional and be attractive to clients but this couldn’t be further from the truth....