Freelance Success Blog

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How to Turn Struggle into Success with the Fearless Freelancer Mindset

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How can the fearless freelancer mindset help you?

Having a growth mindset, grit, and resilience—the fearless freelancer mindset—will help you learn what you need to learn and do what you need to do…

What Freelancers Ought to Know About Networking on LinkedIn in 2022

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How can a strong LinkedIn network help you grow your freelance business

More clients and colleagues are using LinkedIn to find freelancers to hire or refer work to. And if…

6 Tips that Will Help You Succeed in Virtual Networking

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Virtual networking has been the only way for freelancers to network since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world in spring 2020.  Although virtual networking still feels strange and awkward to many of us, we need to learn…

8 Ways to Build Your Network and Achieve Freelance Success


Networking doesn’t have to be stressful.

Your network can be more important than anything else in achieving freelance success. But networking doesn’t can be scary for freelancers. Here are 8 ways to make networking…

What You Need to Know About Virtual Networking

virtual networkingFor most freelancers—including me—virtual networking is something new and strange. I’m a big fan of in-person networking. Meeting people in person at live networking events will probably always be the best way to make key contacts and begin…

What Happens When You Conquer Fear of Networking

Don't let fear of networking stop you from meeting the right people.Networking was “super-scary” for Frieda Wiley, PharmD, when she started her freelance medical writing business in 2014. Frieda knew…

Want Better Results from Networking? Build Trust

Trust is essential to freelance successGoing to networking events won’t help you get more freelance work—because these events are only the first step in building trusting relationships with the people you meet. And trust is how…

12 Ways to Make Networking Events Amazing, Not Scary

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In-Person Networking Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

Networking events are the best places to meet clients and colleagues who can refer you for freelance. But for most freelancers, in-person networking can be scary. Learn 12 ways to…

3 Surefire Ways Volunteering Helps You Get Freelance Work

Volunteering for professional associations helps freelancers get clients, build skills, and get support.

Since 1997, Melissa L. Bogen, ELS has built her freelance medical…

How to Grow Your Business with Help from Other Freelancers

Other freelancers can help you

Need some help dealing with difficult clients?

When bad things happen to freelancers, we usually think that we must have…