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Want to know the #1 secret to freelance success?

The generation we live in now wants everything at the touch of a button, from the media access we have via smartphones to the success we get in our freelance business. The problem is, the quick fix isn’t always the best fix. Freelance success is what we all strive for, and that’s what this blog is about – building a … Continue reading

Push and Pull: Blending your marketing and interactions

The days of buying ad space on a website and expecting clients to magically appear are over. The last few years we’ve seen an uptick in the importance of content marketing and from 2015 on, we’re going to see even more human interaction needed in order to make sales. As we all become more connected through social media, and the … Continue reading

The newbie freelancers guide to engaging marketing

Tell me if this sounds familiar. I spent the first few months as a freelancer in a whirlwind of fast paced action, trying everything I could to get clients, and most of the stuff I did was unproductive. I tried every tactic I read from numerous blogs and never paid attention to the power of a properly prepared game plan. … Continue reading

5 Ways to leverage Twitter for new freelance business

Next to word of mouth, social media is by far one of the greatest ways to gain new freelance business. Today, we’ll be going over five different ways you can leverage the power of Twitter in order to find new potential clients and get those sales you’re after. And Twitter is ripe for the picking. With more than 284 million … Continue reading

Word of Mouth: Getting new freelance clients the easy way

Let me let you in on a secret. Building your freelance business is going to be tough at first. You’re going to spend more time marketing than actually working on client projects. But like that little snowball rolling down a hill, over time it’ll pick up steam and grow into the monstrous size you want it to be. One of … Continue reading

Building your network: Brushing shoulders with industry greats

Your goal is to get ahead in your industry right? To make a substantial living and be able to provide for yourself and your family with your skill-set. To brush shoulders with the heavy hitters in your industry and become one yourself. To be remembered as someone remarkable that everyone should model themselves after. If any of these sound familiar, … Continue reading

Get Connected: Social media is now required for freelance success

Without the right connections, your marketing efforts are just a swing and a miss. In 2012 I posted an article asking if you could take a digital detox and build a business without social media, and today I want to admit that I was wrong. Not all businesses require social media presence (woodworkers, doctors, etc) to be successful, but for … Continue reading

Showcase of websites built with the Clarity WordPress theme #2

Since the last time that I featured websites built on the Clarity WordPress theme, there’s been dozens more that have been built. Today, you’ll see around 2 dozen websites that were built as child themes of Clarity, and are absolutely beautiful to look at. The websites below range from smaller, blog style edits to full blown websites for lawyers, holiday … Continue reading

Using Twitter Analytics for Better Social Media Marketing

When is the last time you actually gave a fuck about how your marketing efforts were going? Yesterday? A month ago? A year ago? Consider this your friendly reminder that Twitter is an absolute beast when it comes to marketing and engaging fans, friends and customers. Over the last month I’ve been utilizing Twitter more than previous months, revving up … Continue reading

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