Freelance Success Blog

Practical advice and inspiration, and freelance success stories!

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…

How to Impress High-Paying Clients with Your Remarkable Home Page

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Stand Out with a Remarkable Home Page 

Your home page can quickly convert prospects into clients—if you capture and keep their attention with a remarkable home page. But if your home page is ordinary or…

How to Win More Clients with Your Freelance Website and Do Less Marketing

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Here’s how your freelance website makes marketing so much easiser.

When you have a professional and client-focused website, you’ll get more steady, high-paying clients with less marketing—because your freelance website will do the…

The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile for Freelance Success This Year

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How can your LinkedIn profile help you succeed?

When clients search for clients on LinkedIn, you need to rank high in search results so they’ll find you. Developing a complete, client-focused LinkedIn profile…

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

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Try this little-known marketing tool to grow your freelance business.

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…

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

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Want clients who pay you what you’re worth?

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.

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The Proven Way Margaret Grew her Freelance Business in a Recession

How Margaret Johnson is thriving

When Margaret Johnson, PhD, started freelancing in 2019, she had strong experience in medical writing. The former professor and researcher in biochemistry and structural biology got two clients. But they didn’t pay…

How to Make 2021 a Success Despite the Recession

cIn 2020, most freelancers lost a little, some, or a lot of freelance work due to the COVID-19 pandemic—and the recession that followed it. At the same time, we all had to adjust to big changes…

How Ginny Vachon Created Freelance Work for Herself During the Pandemic

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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the recession that followed, Ginny Vachon, PhD, has had enough freelance work. But the freelance medical writer’s work has changed a lot and with nearly every part of life…