When you’re just getting started as a freelancer, it can be hard to justify adding any new expense to your fledgling business. In the early months of going out on your own, it can take some time to become profitable (and get paid!) and at the beginning, your focus is primarily on making rent and praying that you’ll be able to eat more than oatmeal and ramen noodles for every meal.
Anyone online can boast about how amazing their product or service is. All it takes is some clever copy, high quality images, a compelling video, and you’re set to sell to sell your brand
Typically, when a business considers automating their workflow, it requires a number of tools to cover all their bases. You’re likely already doing this with CRM software, finance management tools, and a collaboration platform. Of course, that’s not to say that utilizing multiple tools is inefficient; you’re simply using the ones that get the job done best for that specific task in your workflow.
Creating the written content for your online portfolio can seem like an overwhelming prospect when considering the entire process as a whole. Each page requires multiple necessary elements for telling the story of your business and work, while also encouraging visitors to get in touch with you to discuss business opportunities. If writing really isn’t your thing, the idea of sitting down and getting everything done can be something that ends up getting pushed back indefinitely.
Last week, one of my clients, a business consultant, told me he was this close to closing his biggest deal yet. The only problem? He doesn’t have a website.
The term “digital nomad” gets thrown around a lot as the ideal for making money doing what you love, in a way that makes you location independent. Severing your connection to physical locations and time zones enables you to make world travel more than just a once-in-awhile vacation plan. As a digital nomad, you can bring your work just about anywhere you please, jumping from country to country as often as you’d like.
If you want to sell more products or services, get more subscribers on your mailing list, or generate leads for your website, you need a killer landing page.
It’s been eight years since Bitcoin, the world’s first decentralized digital currency, was first invented. While it’s still rare to see websites that accept Bitcoin payments, the fact is that 1.5% of Americans have used it or are currently using Bitcoin – that’s 4.8 million people.
Recently, a friend asked me about my blog writing process. She wanted to know how I come up with ideas, plan posts, structure content and actually get on with the task of writing. Essentially, she wanted to know my secret formula.
Mobile gaming is a thriving industry estimated to reach $54 billion by 2015. With a low barrier to entry, independent game developers can see potential for massive gain.
Most of us would say that deep down we struggle with self-esteem. We don’t ask questions, we beat ourselves up, and we miss out on opportunities because when it comes down to it we suspect that we’re just not good enough.