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How to Get the Best from Networking

Is networking worth the effort? Should you make it part of your marketing strategy? And if you do, how do you get the best from it? This article talks you through the different types of event and provides tips on how to network like a pro.

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A Guide to Marketing for New Freelancers

Are you new to freelancing? Confused about where to start looking for clients? Want to get your marketing off to a flying start? This article covers the basics of getting your first few clients and increasing your chances of success.

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Marketing Advice You Should Ignore (And Some You Should Listen To)

Before you rush off to follow some generic marketing advice you’ve seen online, do a bit of research into the person giving it – are they the right person to take advice from? And is that advice actually worth listening to? Or are they leading you in the wrong direction? Let’s take a look at some of the worst marketing tips I see being regurgitated.

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Social Media Content Ideas: How to Post with Purpose

Using social media to generate leads isn’t as simple as sticking an ad on your company page once a month. You need a strategy and a clear goal. Once you know what you want to achieve, you can start sharing your content and building a following. But what on earth should you be sharing and how do you come up with ideas? 

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How to Start a Freelance Business in the UK

Hundreds of thousands of people successfully make a living as a freelancer, and you could too. You don’t need to know how to do everything all at once but knowing the basics and having an idea what to expect will help you move your business forward faster.

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Are You Cut Out For Freelance Life?

It is possible to create your dream business, but it won’t happen overnight and it won’t always be easy. You’ll need to work hard, make tough choices, build your resilience and learn how to convert enquiries into clients.

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10 Rubbish Excuses For Not Having a Blog

Are you making excuses not to blog? Maybe you aren’t really sure what a blog is or how to write one. Perhaps you’re worried nobody will read it – or maybe you’re scared that people will. In this post, we look at 10 common excuses and how to overcome them.

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How to Avoid the Feast and Famine Cycle

The feast and famine cycle is not inevitable – you don’t have to suffer periods of overwhelm and stress followed by periods of anxiety and panic. If you get your marketing and sales processes right, you attract more of the clients you want and get paid what you’re worth.

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7 Reasons Freelancers Should Prioritise Exercise

It’s all too easy to bump exercise from the to-do list or leave it off altogether. But neglecting your fitness as a freelancer could be detrimental to your clients, not to mention your own wellbeing. Here are seven good reasons you should make exercise a priority.

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