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Learning why your traffic doesn’t convert is the first step to sales.

5 Reasons Why Your Traffic Doesn’t Convert to Client Inquiries

Posted on August 4th, 2017 by Chris

Just Because You Build It, Doesn’t Mean They’ll Come As a freelancer or agency, your website is your hub. Your online presence should always focus on getting potential clients to your website. All the information they need to know about you, your trade, and your costs, are present on your website. Once your target audience […]

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Lead generation tactics for freelancers are endless, but here’s our 5 favorites.

5 Killer Lead Generation Tactics for Freelancers

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by Chris

Lead Generation is the Blood of a Freelancer Being a freelancer means taking the reigns on every aspect of your career. Things you would worry about in a 9-to-5 job become non-issues. But aspects that wouldn’t be given a second thought suddenly become problematic. As an employee, your employer will provide you a steady stream […]

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A freelancer might scoff at the office lifestyle, but understanding why freelancers need communities to succeed might change your mind.

Why Freelancers Need Communities to Succeed

Posted on July 2nd, 2017 by Chris

The Advantages of an Office Community Office life is a social microcosm that repeats itself on a daily basis. But within that microcosm, there are important social needs fulfilled. There’s a sense of calming predictability to the work. You get to know different people with their own needs and responsibilities. You’ll be confronted with new […]

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Workpapers Weekly, vol. 3

Posted on June 30th, 2017 by Chris

Another week of hustle and learning bites the dust. For many, the weekend is a time to relax and socialize. If you’re anything like us, it means distraction-free work time. Vol. 3 of the Workpapers Weekly is light, so let’s jump right into it. Thinking about hopping into freelancing full-time? Freelancing is attractive to people […]

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Persuasive writing structure is key to a strong proposal.

Persuasive Writing Structure: The 4 P’s of a Convincing Proposal

Posted on June 28th, 2017 by Chris

The Virtues Of Structure In Writing Any piece of writing has a goal. Journalists aim to inform, while blog posts aim to convert or gather a following. These different goals all require different writing structures. For instance, the Inverted Pyramid is mainly used by journalists to get the most important information of an article across […]

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Once you know how to land your first paid speaking gig, the second will come easy.

How to Land your First Paid Speaking Gig

Posted on June 27th, 2017 by Steffen

The Power of Authority Authority is the key to success for both freelancers and agencies. Authority makes people seek you out. It helps you stand out from a sea of competition. It raises your stature in the industry. An important way to gain this authority is by becoming a public speaker at events. It’s a […]

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The coffee shop office life isn't for everyone.

The Coffee Shop Office: How to Work Productively at a Cafe

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by Steffen

When Working At Home Is Not An Option As a freelancer working remotely, you’re well aware of its many perks. You get a lot of control over when, how, and where you work. But sometimes working from home isn’t conducive to your productivity or just not an option. The next ‘professional option’ would be to […]

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Crafting the perfect LinkedIn Profile Summary just takes some structure.

How to Write a LinkedIn Profile Summary that Sells

Posted on June 25th, 2017 by Chris

Making A Golden First Impression The only way to make it as a freelancer is to put yourself and your work on display. Your website is an important part of your online image, but there is one other web page you will be judged on: your LinkedIn profile. To be more specific – your LinkedIn […]

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Workpapers Weekly, vol. 2

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Chris

Weekend: noun. Saturday and Sunday, especially regarded as a time for leisure. Weekends are also a great time to focus on personal growth… or all the things you didn’t get done during the week. Let’s get down to business. Success on Your Own Terms The beauty of freelancing is that you can shape your life […]

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Finding the best way to qualify leads comes down to self-reflection.

The Jargon-Free Way To Qualify Leads

Posted on June 21st, 2017 by Chris

Leads can originate from everywhere, even unexpected places. If you’ve done the groundwork, you can funnel the right people through the right marketing avenues. This makes their conversion into clients as efficient as possible. Start being picky. Contrary to what you might think, not every lead is worth following up on. The time wasted on […]

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