Don’t lose sight, stay the course

Unfortunately this is something I have to tell myself often. You see I have a lot of ideas. So many that I sometimes wake up to them. No I'm not some idea machine, most are just thoughts or someone is already doing it way better or the space is super crowded. But more than those things - because … [Read more...]

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Are you a Freelancer or a Weekend Warrior?

If you’re contemplating freelancing but have some holdbacks and are afraid to make the jump, it’s likely you never will. Sometimes you’ve got to Just Do it. That’s just kind of a reality with not just freelancing but any business really. Often I come across people who really want to freelance and … [Read more...]

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Dealing With Scope Creep

Scope creep happens. You can't scope out every project so perfectly that you hit every nail right on the head. It does happen, but I find it's rare. Not always because it was a missed set of work, but maybe you've reached that point in a project where things are more defined and you notice there are … [Read more...]

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Are you giving prospective clients a call to action?

Most of us know what a call to action is, most generally in the form of a button or newsletter sign-up. But what about in emails and requests? There’s one thing I always try to do and that’s leave my client or prospective client with an action to do or respond to. It’s super simple too and it … [Read more...]

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Should You Charge The Same Hourly Rate For All Tasks?

If you’ve read even one post on this site, than you probably already know I’m a big proponent of fixed price/scope pricing. In this post I’m going to talk a bit about hourly pricing, because I still use hourly for some projects, but that’s another post. Anyway, when I first started freelancing I … [Read more...]

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How I Stay Organized

I know everyone has their own specific way of staying organized, some more chaotic than others. Mine probably floats to the chaotic side more than I’d like to admit. I think it’s just the nature of how I work. I don’t like systems or anything procedural like. Feels too much like The Man taking … [Read more...]

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