Burnout and Your Freelance Business: Part 1-EP095

Welcome back to another episode of the Advanced Freelancing podcast. As you're listening to this, it is already 2020. It's a great opportunity to reflect back on all the things you've done over the past year as a freelancer or moving towards starting your freelance...

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Contracts 101 for Freelancers with Mariam Tsaturyan-EP094

TL:DR: You need legal contract templates and disclaimers. Mariam did the work for you. Check out her store here. So you know you need a contract with most of your freelance clients. But you get tripped up when the client provides you with their contract.  I know you...

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Working Remotely with Expert Maryellen Stockton-EP093

One of these questions I see coming up all the time for people who are just thinking about making the leap into working from home is whether working remotely and freelancing are the same thing. It can get really confusing because plenty of freelancers do work...

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Freelancers Guide to Raising Your Rates-EP091

How often do you think about raising your rates? Are you current rates fair? Learn more in this podcast episode about what to consider when raising your rates and how to break the news to your clients. Episode 91: The Freelancer's Guide to Raising Your Rates Welcome...

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Upwork App: The Freelancer’s Guide

The Upwork App for Freelancers | 2020 Guide  Upwork isn’t just a browser-only platform. If you’re no stranger to the Upwork Desktop App, you already know how these extra tools can serve your business well. Though the Desktop App streamlines communication and enables...

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Freelance Book News: Two More Books & National Award-EP089

It's time for another episode of the Advanced Freelancing podcast. Now this episode might be a little shorter than usual. But that's because I'm sharing some news that I didn't have planned out in my content calendar. So, I am a big fan of batching. And I always...

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Is Freeeup a Good Place to Land Work for Freelance Writers?

Can Freelance Writers on Freeeup Land Decent Work?  Will Freelance Writers on Freeeup Be Connected to the Top 1% of Clients?  TL:DR: Experienced freelance writers are unlikely to find well-paid projects on Freeeup.com, especially given the extensive requirements to be...

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Why I’m Not Freelancing Full Time Anymore-EP087

If you know me, you know I love doing batch work. So if you're listening to this episode, know that I have recorded several podcast episodes, at the same time.  All with the content previously outlined that I did in another work session of bashing work. So I really do...

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From Freelancer to Remote Worker to Hybrid-EP086

This is episode 86 of the Advanced Freelancing podcast. I'm doing a separate introduction here because this is the first time that I've interviewed a guest in this new format and reboot of my podcast.  I was super excited to talk to her because of her expertise....

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Creating a Mental Health Plan for a Freelance Business-EP084

Today, I'm steering a little bit away from some of the traditional strategies I love to talk about when growing your business to think a little bit more big picture.  Have you ever created a mental health plan for your business?  Or at least for the busy seasons as a...

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How to Use Test Projects As A Freelancer-EP082

Today, I want to talk about why test projects are so important.

Yes, even for those advanced freelancers. I’d argue that test projects are more important for advanced freelancers than even beginners because we have to be choosy about who we work with. And test projects are an excellent opportunity to see if the client likes you. And if you like the client.

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Scheduling Tips for Advanced Freelancers-EP081

Here’s what’s really cool about freelancing…what it looks like is based on your needs.

The ideal set point and type of clients and projects that you work on will vary from one freelancer to another. So it’s a really great, customized way to build a business that works for you. It’s why there’s no one size fits all solution for a lot of the issues that advanced freelancers face.

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10 Habits of Successful Six Figure Freelancers-EP080

This episode specifically is for those of you who are thinking about scaling your freelance business to six figures. I recognize that that’s not necessarily everyone. Everyone has different goals for their freelance business.  For you, it might make sense just to do this on a part time basis.  Or maybe you have a day job you love that you don’t want to leave.  That’s perfectly fine, but I wanted to introduce you to the concept that six figure freelancers, multi-six figure freelancers, and business owners that think a little bit differently. Many of them recognize that what got them to the six figure level or close to it will not be the same thing that takes them to the next level. So they made that navigational change pretty early on in their business to be successful with where they’re at.

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