Freelancing is hard. If it wasn’t, everyone would be doing it. Fortunately, there are things you can do to look after your mental health. To reduce the feelings of anxiety. To minimise stress. To avoid burnout. And to build a business that makes you happy.
There’s always someone telling you what type of content you “need” to be creating, but are they right? Do you need to create every type of content going – do you even need to bother with content marketing at all? Is it really worth the effort?
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.
Do you rush to write your marketing copy only to be disappointed when it doesn’t get you the results you hoped? Your copy might be failing because you’re skipping steps in the writing process. Check out the five stages of copywriting.
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?
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.
Are you confused about blog types and blog formats? In this article, I’ll be talking you through the basics of blogging – from the main types of blogs to the best blog formats and how to write 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.
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.
You have to kiss a few frogs before you find your prince. Or so they say. But is this really the case in business? Do you have to put up with less than desirable prospects in the hope some of them will turn into your dream clients? Not if you get your marketing right.
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.