Freelance Success Blog

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Are You a Reluctant Marketer? How to Be a Mighty Marketer Instead

Are you a reluctant marketer?

How Marketing and AI are Similar

The way that you probably feel about marketing your freelance business is how I used to feel about AI. Learn what I did…

How to Increase Your Visibility on LinkedIn

visibilityIf you increase your visibility on LinkedIn, then when clients are looking for freelancers, you’ll rank high in search results. You increase your visibility by being active, which is #4 in LinkedIn’s search algorithm criteria.

Being active, also called engagement, is…

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…

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


Why does procrastinating make it so hard for you to succeed?

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…

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…

6 Freelance Opportunities in the Coronavirus Economy

Opportunities for freelancersFreelancers will have many opportunities in the new economy that’s already started as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s going to take the right actions now, along with resilience, grit, and creativity, to find them.


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…

How Clients Find Freelancers Like You on LinkedIn

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Want to attract more clients on LinkedIn?

If you want more clients to find you on LinkedIn, then write a client-focused headline and About…

How 2 Skeptical Freelancers Find Trustworthy Help

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Need help but don’t know how to find it?

Learn how 2 freelancers found trustworthy help in building their freelance businesses and what you should look for if you…

7 Things Amazon Does That Will Make You a Success

How Amazon succeedsWhat can you learn from one of the world’s most successful companies?

Best known as the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon has spearheaded best practices that are just as applicable to…