Freelance Success Blog

Welcome to the Freelance Success blog, where you’ll find practical how-tos, success stories, inspiration, and much more.

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How DeLene More than Doubled Her Freelance Income

T. DeLene Beeland more than doubled her freelance income by shifting to a strong specialty, building new skills, trying new types of work, and developing client-focused marketing. Now she has more work than she can…

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3 Easy Ways Marina Damiano Became Successful

Having an in-demand specialty, getting referrals from clients and colleagues, and following-up regularly made it easy for Marina Damiano, PhD, to succeed as a freelancer. 

When Marina  started her business in 2015, she only had a few years of…

9 LinkedIn Mistakes that Stop Clients from Finding You

If you have a complete, client-focused profiles, a big relevant network, and are somewhat active, LinkedIn will rank you higher. 

LinkedIn has become a great tool for finding freelance work. But many freelancers make big mistakes…

8 Easy Ways to Do Hard Things—Like Marketing Your Freelance Business

Doing things that we’re already good at make us feel good. But doing things that are uncomfortable—like marketing a freelance business—is frustrating and stressful. Learn 8 ways to overcome the practical and psychological hurdles to doing your marketing.

10 Steps for Fearless Freelancing in the Recession

During a recession, many clients cut or stop their use of freelancers. Competition for the remaining freelance work will be fierce. Developing the right mindset and taking the right actions will help you thrive.

When I…

Unlock Freelance Success Now by Making Time for Marketing

Making time for marketing, and better managing your time in general, will help you build a stable, successful freelance business. Here are 5 time management tips and 3 time management techniques to try.

If you’re like most…

How to Get Your Ideal Freelance Clients

ideal clientsClient-focused marketing shows you understand the needs of your ideal clients and highlights the benefits they get when they work with you.

Ideal clients pay freelancers well, give us steady work that we enjoy, and…

Are You Greedy or Generous with Your Freelance Pie (Work)?

Having an abundance mindset helps freelancers succeed—because there is plenty of freelance pie for everyone—and collaboration always beats competition.

If you help other freelancers, will there be less freelance pie—clients and work—for you? Some freelancers think so….