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The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile for Freelance Success This Year

If you have a complete, client-focused LinkedIn profile, when clients search for freelancers you’ll rank high in search results.

Over the past few years, a LinkedIn profile has become a powerful tool in helping freelancers get steady, high-paying…


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How to Get Steady, High-Paying Clients with Direct Email

Steady, high-paying clients make it easy for you to make more money with less work. And direct email helps you attract steady, high-paying clients so you can grow your freelance business.

Direct email frees you from low-paying, high-competition freelance…


How to Choose Your Clients Instead of Taking Whatever Work Comes Along

High-paying clients aren’t going to magically find you. But there is a way for you to find these clients, and then attract them.

Working with steady, high-paying clients is the easiest way to build your freelance business. But…


7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting the Clients You Deserve

procrastinating It’s easy to put off or postpone doing things that you know are important to freelance success—like marketing. But procrastinating only makes it harder to get the clients you deserve. Once you…


The Easy Way to Get Bigger, Better Clients: Your Specialty

Specializing is the fastest, easiest way to get bigger, better clients in good times and in bad. If you have an in-demand specialty, you’ll stand out in a sea of freelancers. Specializing also helps you get the clients…


How to Thrive Like Kathleen Despite Economic Uncertainty

KathleenWhen Kathleen Labonge started freelancing in 2015, she worked hard to build her business. Then the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the U.S., and Kathleen was facing her first recession as a freelancer.

Early in her career as a freelance medical editor,…


What Happens When You Conquer Fear of Networking

Networking was “super-scary” for Frieda Wiley, PharmD, when she started her freelance medical writing business in 2014. Frieda knew that networking would help her build her business. But like many freelancers, fear was holding her back from getting much…


How Clients Find Freelancers Like You on LinkedIn

If you want more clients to find you on LinkedIn, then write a client-focused headline and About section and use a professional photo.

More and more clients are looking for freelancers on…


3 Practical Questions to Make 2024 Your Best Year Ever

year-end reviewTaking a good look at the big picture is one key to building a stable, successful freelance business. My simple 3-question year-end review is an easy way to do this so that you can…