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Cold Calling for freelancers

in Selling Guides

Don’t do it.It’s desperate, and it most cases annoying. If you have a good service and demonstrate it well enough, th...

Why freelancing is not for you (and how you can make it work)

in Starting Guides

The amount of people who choose to freelance is on the rise and how we seek employment are changing. PeoplePerHour fo...

How to win freelance work without proposals

in Positioning Guides

Writing proposals has to be the most time consuming and least motivating part of freelance work. A lot of effort goes...

What to include in your freelance portfolio (except for the obvious)

in Starting Guides

Your name, location and contact details.Examples of your past work.It’s pretty clear that most freelancers know what ...

Where should you work?

in Working Guides

A big benefit of freelancing is the freedom to work wherever you want, whenever you want. No more 9-5, stuck in an of...

How to cold email a freelance lead

in Selling Guides

I’ve gotten to see a lot of client introduction emails over the past couple of months. I’ve realised that most freela...

Why all freelancers should write a manifesto (with examples)

in Positioning Guides

Your manifesto sets out the values in which you do your work. It includes things you don’t stand for as much as thing...

How to write the perfect freelance case study

in Positioning Guides

Not all case studies are created equally. Most are pretty shit actually. For freelancers that aren’t professional wri...

Budgeting for Freelancers

in Working Guides

Working as an independent professional can be quite challenging and demanding, especially when it comes to managing f...

How delegating tasks can improve your workflow

in Working Guides

Delegating tasks will not only improve your workflow, but this simple act can also save you money in the long term. T...

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