It’s hard to go it alone. Here are some tips on how to succeed as an indy from veteran freelancers who know the ins and outs of self-employment.
A freelancer’s personal brand is much more than a marketing position. It summarizes the unique set of skills and personality traits to set them apart.
Freelancer downtime can be a phase where freelancers lose focus (and income). But freelancers can use lull periods to improve their businesses.
Virtual assistants can help you refocus on what makes your business unique. While they tackle your recurring tasks, you can get to work on that project.
Freelancers can spend so much time working on their projects that they neglect their relationships. But making time for your spouse is good for your work.
Freelancing income can fluctuate, but unexpected expenses can cripple a bank account. Freelancers can ensure they stay solvent with some smart practices.
Consistently meeting deadlines will make your business prosper and will keep you on the good side of your clients. But if you do miss one, all is not lost.
“Debt and freelancers” sounds like one of those unbreakable links. Good planning, budgeting and paying attention to income flow can break the chain.
Money challenges can prove troublesome for freelancers, but developing a good freelancer’s money attitude can help tremendously.
Freelancers hoping to expand their businesses should consider growing freelance skills. There are a lot of online learning and networking sites — jump in.