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Business growth

The simple business plan for freelancers

If you want to make a career out of freelancing, a business plan can help you stay focused and prepare for growth.

November 11th, 2021
4 min read
Business growth

8 Instagram marketing techniques for freelancers and small businesses

‍Is Instagram a viable lead-generation tool for freelancers? For many, the answer is yes. But how do you go about attracting and collecting quality leads? Here are some proven Instagram marketing strategies to boost your lead generation efforts.

November 5th, 2021
6 min read
Your career

Freelance Legends: Lessons from the first 12 months of freelancing

Wouldn’t it be nice to look into a crystal ball and see what your first year of freelancing would be like? We have the next best thing—a conversation with three successful freelancers who reflect on the lessons they’ve learned over their first 12 months.

October 26th, 2021
4 min read
Business growth

How to make an awesome freelancer website (examples included)

Your website is a lot like your storefront—it’s where you want to drive potential leads to give them more information about your services, your experience, and style. Follow this guide to make sure your freelance website has all of the right elements.

October 22nd, 2021
5 min read
Freelancer finances

Is meeting clients for coffee tax deductible?

If you buy your client coffee, can you write it off as tax deductible? What about petrol? Or your AirBNB when visiting a client? Let’s look at some of these grey areas a bit closer to prepare for tax time.

October 18th, 2021
4 min read
Your career

LinkedIn for Freelancers 3: Using the platform to grow your business

Central to developing the right relationships and finding opportunities is how you network, market, and promote yourself. Having a LinkedIn presence is a solid start, but if you use the platform consistently, you can build an audience and let the leads come to you.

September 15th, 2021
4 min read
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