February 20, 2019

Two Strategies for Effective Client Communication

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 […]
February 18, 2019
on-page seo guide

A Beginner’s On-Page SEO Guide

This on-page SEO guide offers a beginner's overview of everything you need to do to ensure that your posts and pages are built to rank. It doesn't matter what you are trying to rank. Local business? National brand? Shopify store? Niche affiliate site? All search engine optimization strategies can be fit into one of two broad categories: off-page SEO and on-page SEO. Both are important. Neglect one and you could be banging your head against the wall for months wondering why you can't rank. While off-page SEO relates to factors like social signals and back links, this post is going to be an on-page SEO guide that should be accessible to beginner's everywhere. (We'll get more technical and offer advanced […]
February 13, 2019
testing a business idea

Testing a Business Idea: Three Methods To Determine If Yours Is Worth Pursuing

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.
February 6, 2019
How to Become a Freelance Web Designer

How to Become a Freelance Web Designer

Wondering how to become a freelance web designer? Our guide offers practical tips to get you started. This post isn't going to teach you how to design websites. We're going to assume that you've already got those skills. Maybe you studied web design in college, maybe you've been building your own affiliate or e-commerce sites, or maybe you've been working for a web development company and are just looking to become your own boss. However you acquired the ability to build a website, we'll show you how to become a freelance web designer.