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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Worried About AI? Improve Your Soft Skills to Stand Out

soft skillsImproving your soft skills can help you get the clients you deserve—despite the threat of AI. Learn the key soft skills for freelancers. 


We’re all hearing a lot about AI these days, and…

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How to Use LinkedIn Algorithm Changes to Boost Your Visibility

Boost your visibility on LinkedIn—and get found by more clients looking for freelancers—by learning how LinkedIn’s algorithm works.

More freelancers are now getting clients through LinkedIn as more clients are searching for us there. That’s why 61%…

How DeLene Stands Out with her Freelance Brand

Having a freelance brand has helped T. DeLene Beeland stand out from other freelancers and more than double her income in about a year.

In a sea of freelance medical writers, T. DeLene Beeland stands out with…

5 Ways to Get the Experience You Need to Find Freelance Clients

Getting enough experience to get started is one of the biggest obstacles for most new freelance writers or editors. Here are 5 ways to get the experience you need.

Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of experience…

How Alex Became a Successful Freelance Medical Writer

Alex HowsonAcademic turned freelance medical writer Alexandra Howson, MA, PhD, CHCP, didn’t know anything about marketing when she started freelancing. By learning and then focusing her marketing on her clients’ pain points and needs, Alex has…

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…

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.