10 Insanely Actionable Tips for Successful Freelancing (2018)

Freelance Success Tips

Here is a question I get all the time: “What is your best advice for becoming a full time professional freelancer?” In other words, a lot of people ask me to provide them with a recipe for freelancing success. At the risk of disappointing you, I’ll preface this by saying there is no “one size…

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Four Strategies for Reclaiming Control of Your Time

  Do you ever feel like there’s just not enough time in the day? You’re not alone: 9 out of every 10 freelancers I talk to say that they have too much on their plate. Generally it boils down to one problem. They constantly bounce between sales, marketing, accounting, project management, client communications… and everything…

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How Freelancers Can Identify, Avoid, or Manage Burnout

  Today we’re going to talk about something very important – burnout. Some people will use the term loosely by saying things like, “Man I’m feeling really burned out today” when they are running short on sleep. But what we’re going to cover is a situation that is more in line with the definition set forth…

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My Complete Process to Landing More Client Projects

When I first started freelancing, I didn’t have a plan or defined process for landing client projects. Instead, I just tried to make it clear what the client would get for their money, and how I was qualified to help them achieve their goals. How do you think it worked? As you can imagine, projects…

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The financial struggles of being a freelance graphic designer

Freelance Finance Struggles

In 2011 I left my part-time job to freelance full-time. I was fresh out of college, still living with my parents, and could barely keep over $500 in my bank account. I had yet to find my voice or really establish myself as a freelancer. I continued to struggle with finding client work. I had…

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