Finding Local Clients in Your Own City

Finding clients can be tough on freelancers, we have a lot to do running a business and are generally a 1 person show, so marketing usually gets pushed aside in favor of doing actual work for clients. But if you keep pushing aside your marketing efforts you eventually end up in a dry spell or … [Read more...]

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“Outreach” Marketing for Freelancers

If there’s one thing I don’t do enough of it’s SEO/blogging/marketing on my own sites. I hate writing content about or for myself. It’s hard and I’m often left staring at a half written page thinking “This is TRASH. Nobody is going to find this compelling enough to give me their project.” That’s … [Read more...]

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Developers: Are you working with designers?

Developers. Developers. Developers. Developers. I'll never forget the video where Steve Ballmer danced around a stage chanting that, because he thinks developers are the future of everything and anything. That’s probably why the UI on anything Microsoft is awful. I’ve always been a firm … [Read more...]

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The Story That Changed The Way I Live and Work

About 10 years ago a friend shared a story about a Mexican fisherman and an American business man with me. At the time I got the message but it didn't really sink in, or like most things we get caught in a hustle and its hard to realize we're working too much towards goals we could have already … [Read more...]

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