One of the biggest challenges for people who are ready to make that jump from working for a few months or even a year as a freelancer to becoming more advanced and bringing on bigger and better clients is the idea of when to turn prospective clients down.
If you’ve ever heard me talk about the power of a sales call before, you already know I’m a huge advocate for using them with prospective freelance clients. The sales call is the chance for you to clinch the deal and convince the prospective client that you are the right person to work on the project.
I get this question all the time: How many hours a week should a new freelancer spend marketing their business?
Summer is an amazing time to recalibrate your business and decide you want it to look like going forward in the fall. It tends to be one of the quieter times of the year and it’s a great opportunity to reflect back on what you’ve already accomplished and look ahead to what you hope to achieve in the coming months.
If you’ve been in the freelancing world for a while, you’ve probably heard the term “scope creep.” Unfortunately it is a problem that many freelancers fall victim to.
You’ve finally been accepted to Upwork and you’re trying to figure out exactly how many pitches you need to send to land your first client.
Are you pitching freelance clients but getting frustrated when you don’t get a response back from those prospective clients? You might be leaving out one of the most important steps in the marketing process.
Is it true that you can really start a freelance career without having any direct experience?
Do you have to pay to be on Upwork? This is a very common question, especially for beginners.
Today I’m sharing with you the top three most important skills you need to be successful as a virtual assistant.
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