Don’t Put All Your Freelance Eggs in One Basket-EP076

I have to get on my soapbox and talk about a topic that’s very important as a freelancer.  It’s something that most freelancers probably already know, but it’s still something I feel needs to be discussed.  Why? Because it’s so important to protect yourself.

Why You Should Always Have More Than One Freelance Client or Lead Source[1] 

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What to Do When Nothing is Converting with Your Clients-EP075

Have you ever had the OPPOSITE of what I call a “King Midas Day” or even week in your freelancing business?  What I mean is it feels like nothing is going to work.  You feel like a failure.  It feels like your business is imploding right before your eyes!  Does this sound familiar?  Well if you are having that kind of day or week I want to encourage you to take a step back!  Get out of your house!  Most times this will give you some space and allow you to gain a fresh perspective to come back and be able to troubleshoot.  Sometimes it really is an off day and other times it’s our own mindset that is holding us back.

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How to Handle Slow Seasons in Your Freelance Business…6 Things To Do-EP074

Today’s topic is getting through a freelancing dry spell. I don’t care what anyone says, one of the most important things to know as a freelancer is when you might encounter a dry spell. It’s key for every freelancer to know how to prepare yourself for it. You need to have a plan to address what to do when things get slow. It can happen to any of us.

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What is a Freelance Coach and How Does It Work?-EP073

Welcome back to the Advanced Freelancing Podcast!  Today I’m going to talk about something that is going to help supercharge where you’re at with your freelance business.  It can also help you overcome obstacles in your business much faster than if you were having to work through things on your own.

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I Wrote a Book About Freelance Writing-EP072

Hello again!  Welcome to this episode of the Advanced Freelancing Podcast.  Today I’m deviating a little bit from my “traditional” podcast episodes to discuss some information about my book!  If you haven’t heard, my first book published with Entrepreneur Press officially came out on July 16th, 2019.

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Toxic Freelance Clients: You Can’t Afford to Keep Them-EP071

Today I’m talking about one of the topics that I am most passionate about…toxic clients.  Why am I so passionate about this topic? This really matters because not only have I worked with toxic clients personally, but I have also privately coached other freelancers who have dealt with toxic clients. That become a key component of what we work on together.  I have helped them to even identify the underlying patterns that can cause you to end up with toxic clients again and again.

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Do Freelancers Need a Resume?

If you’ve come from the traditional employment world, there’s a good chance that you have a resume. For years I didn’t use a resume at all, so the one that I had was completely outdated.

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Should Freelancers Work with Startups?-EP070

Welcome to the 3rd episode in the reboot of this podcast.  The focus of this podcast is now Advanced Freelancing.  If you haven’t gotten caught up on this change then jump back two episodes and find out why I rebranded this podcast and what you can expect from it.

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Five Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Freelancing-EP069

I’m now seven years into my freelance journey, and the last six of those have been as a full-time freelancer. I’ve been through the beginning stages, the ups, the downs, the struggles, and the successes.

In this episode, I’m reflecting back on what it was like when I was just starting my business and what I’ve learned since then.

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How Many Freelance Clients Should You Work with at a Time?

Summer is an amazing time to recalibrate your business and decide you want it to look like going forward in the fall. It tends to be one of the quieter times of the year and it’s a great opportunity to reflect back on what you’ve already accomplished and look ahead to what you hope to achieve in the coming months.

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