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How to compete against big agencies as a freelancer?
August 31, 2016
Weekly Newsletter for Freelancers
Being a freelancer is just plain tough. In what other arena is one person responsible for answering the phones, balancing the books, paying the bills, designing the website, creating the graphics, and working with the customers throughout the entire process.
There are established agencies in your town. They get business probably every day of the week. They earn hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars per year. And then there’s you. The lone freelancer. Maybe you’re just starting out. Maybe you’re just getting your bearings. Or maybe you’re well-established, but you’re still in these other agencies’ shadow.
So how can you grab attention of large clients? What can you offer that they can not? Why they choose you over a more reputable firm? Finding these questions answer will help you to compete against big agencies. Learn more here.
“When you talk to yourself, you always get the answer you want.”
Do you talk to yourself? Of course you do. Even when you don’t realize it, you’re talking to yourself. Many of us engage in self-talk on a daily basis, but the type of language you use with yourself can either boost your confidence and motivate you towards success, or bring you crashing down. Read this article to learn how self talking can help you to become more successful.
Productivity Tip Of The Week
I’m sure you’ll agree that one of the biggest challenges when working online is distraction. Distractions can vary, from a single email in your inbox to a ringing cell phone, and they can shatter your productivity and focus in an instant. Get rid of these distractions, and you’ll be able to get your projects done and beat your deadlines. Here are 7 tips that will help you avoid distraction.
Work-Life Balance Tip Of The Week
As a freelancer working on strict deadlines, it is possible to quickly get burned out and overwhelmed. It’s vital for freelancers to find ways to rest and relax. As we all know, self-care isn't a onetime deal. We need to make it a habit and just like forming any other habit, it takes time. Here are few strategies you can follow.
Financial Tip Of The Week
Freelancing has some unique benefits such as scheduling flexibility, being able to choose the projects you work, and being your own boss. But there are also several legal issues that freelancers in particular should be aware of. Here are 5 legal tips for freelancer.
Freelancers And Cyber Security
We have gained approval from Robert Siciliano to bring you extracts from his books related to cyber security for freelancers. Robert Siciliano is an identity theft expert and consultant. He also gives self defense and personal safety seminars. Robert provides safety and identity theft fraud prevention tips and advice on multimedia channels in the United States. We have his approval to bring you weekly extracts from his books:
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