The Four Stages of Freelancing (And How to Level Up)

The Four Stages of Freelancing
(And How to Level Up)

There are two types of freelancers: those who proudly call themselves freelancers and those who wouldn’t be caught dead using that term and prefer to call themselves entrepreneurs instead (but they’re often times still technically freelancers). Because I...
Can You Still Find Customers on Social Media in 2020?

Can You Still Find Customers on Social Media in 2020?

When it comes to social media, do you ever think to yourself, “Hello?! Is this thing on?” I have to confess: I have a love/hate relationship with it. As an ex-pat who lives thousands of miles from her family and tribe of friends, I depend on it to stay...
How to Convince Potential Clients They Need Your Services

How to Convince Potential Clients They Need Your Services

I know a lot of freelancers and consultants think that in order to win new clients, it’s their job to go out into the world and convince people they need whatever it is they’re selling. My answer to the question, “How do I convince people they need...
How to Ditch Custom Proposals & Monetise Your Sales Process

How to Ditch Custom Proposals & Monetise Your Sales Process

One of the most frustrating aspects of running a creative or consulting business is the amount of time we waste spend courting clients and building custom proposals. For years, I squandered my most valuable business asset (my time) jumping through hoops trying to...
4 Pro Tips for Maintaining the Best Client Relationships

4 Pro Tips for Maintaining the Best Client Relationships

By Marie Johnson, Contributing Author at Enlightened Digital  Attracting clients is one thing. Keeping them is another.  Creating strong client relationships is critical to the success of any business. Whether you’re part of a large corporation, running a small...
101 Creative Things You Can Do To Get Clients

101 Creative Things You Can Do To Get Clients

It’s a question all service-based business owners and freelancers have, “How do I get clients?” I’ve created a list of 101 ideas to get more of the right people lining up to work with you! I’ve broken it down into 10 areas of focus. You...