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Having the chance to speak publicly can often invoke great fear in people. But Michele Peterson explains why such an opportunity is a great way to market your freelance business. Read More
Keeping the momentum is possibly the hardest part of having a mastermind group. Michele Peterson lays out several ways to keep the group going. Read More
Just like our diets, our mental intake can have either a positive or negative impact on our business and our life.

Ingesting too much mental "junk food" prevents us from operating at maximum efficiency. We simply can't be our best when our minds are clogged up like bad arteries.

Here are thre Read More
Today, we're going to explore what happens when you go down the wrong path and hit a roadblock.

What if it's harder to break into your niche than you thought? What if a client fires you? What if you experience a health crisis, an emotional trauma, or the death of a loved one? What if your mounta Read More
Christina Gillick shares warning signs that can help you avoid getting taken advantage of from a client, as well as show you what to do if you ever find yourself in this less-than-ideal situation. Read More
One of the common misconceptions about freelance writing is that once you develop a certain amount of skill, you'll have no problem getting clients.

Writers don't get into slumps because they don't know how to write.

They get stuck because they aren't confident enough in their skills. As a re Read More
Today's subject is a sticky point that we usually don't talk about. Having someone stand over your shoulder telling you what to do is the antithesis of freelancing.

I'm not suggesting that you want a boss. Working without any direction or supervision, however, is a serious challenge for a lot of Read More
If you’re a freelance writer – or working to become one – nothing will get you off course faster than a shiny object.

Shiny objects are tips, tricks, or techniques that distract you from your main path. They make you think there might be a better, faster way to succeed.

Many shiny objects com Read More
If you’re a freelancer, your mishaps might not be so public, but depending on what potential clients find while researching us, they may use that information to back up their decision to hire us or not.

Here are five things to watch out for as you build your reputation online: Read More
Recently I discovered that Pinterest provides an easy way to collaborate on projects.

I can’t claim the credit for thinking of it myself. I was talking with my daughter, an interior designer, about a new website I’m putting together.

When I asked for her help with color selection, she respond Read More

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