3 Tips to Quit Your Job and Freelance Full-Time Believe it or not, a Gallup poll found that 85% of full-time employees are not engaged in their job. While employers might adopt professional development strategies to help boost job satisfaction, more and more workers are taking matters into their own hands. They're ditching the 9 to 5 to freelance full-time. But while it's easy enough to fit a part time side hustle into the schedule on nights and weekends, can you really survive on your freelancing? Of course! People quit their jobs to be their own boss every day. But just like any challenge in life, if you want to do it successfully, you've got to do it right. […]
How To Make $1000 Per Month Many freelancers struggle with setting attainable goals. In this post, we look at how to make $1000 per month so that you can set your first milestone for achieving your financial dreams. This is, hopefully, a different sort of post than usual. While the title might suggest that we are going to offer a bunch of different side hustles that you can make money with, we've already got that covered elsewhere. Instead, today we are going to help you set a very reachable goal for any beginning freelancer: $1000 per month. This isn't passive income. This isn't get rich quick money. This is a stable, predictable source of revenue that comes from doing […]
Two Strategies for Effective Client Communication As a freelancer, your surest way to long term success is repeat business. One analysis found that repeat customers account for 25 to 40 percent of the revenue of financially secure businesses. Earning new clients and keeping the ones you have comes down to one primary element: effective client communication. Of course you've got to offer a high quality service to make it as a freelancer, but long term relationships (of any sort) are formed with communication. So in this post we are going to look at two of the client communication best practices that the pros rely on to build a profitable, sustainable base of repeat customers. Client Communication Strategy #1: Ask […]
Most entrepreneurs have one thing in common: they are creative. New ideas for making money are constantly popping into their heads, and nearly every conversation or piece of reading becomes a seed for a new entrepreneurial pursuit. But success comes from doing, not dreaming. That’s why you can’t leave out the process of testing a business idea.