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How to Start a Freelance Business Without Going Broke

If you’re thinking of leaving your corporate job to start consulting, chances are you’re more than a smidge concerned that you might end up broke or overworked as a freelancer.

As someone who quit a “dream job” without a plan back in 2008 and did just that, I’m glad you’re here so I can give you some business...

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How to Create a Killer Portfolio Website

Website Must-Haves

I once did a competition where I opened my calendar and took calls from 15 creative freelancers.

Many were incredibly talented writers & designers failing to make good money, even though there is so much work out there right now for talented people!

Inevitably, I looked at their portfolio websites & social media...

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Want to Grow Your Freelance Business to 6-Figures? Elevate Your Network!

freelancing tips Dec 04, 2017

I’d like you to think about the people you spend the majority of your time with.

Are they supportive? Constructive? Do they engage you in great conversation? Do they encourage you to grow and go after the things you want in your life? 

Or are they holding you back by making you question your dreams? Are you keeping yourself small so...

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Top 10 Freelance Portfolio Website Mistakes

Today, there is no question whether or not you should have a website for your freelance business.

Having a good one is absolutely essential, but can be tricky for budding freelancers or creatives as creating a "portfolio" for getting a job can be totally ineffective for selling yourself as a freelance service provider.

You don't need a freelance...

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How to Start a Six-Figure Freelance Business You Can Run Anywhere

Are you thinking of starting a freelance or consulting business that'll allow you to #workanywhere?

I'd like to tell you a story that might save you years of pain and tons of money.

I quit my first "dream job" in 2008 after becoming desperately burnt out. My life & health were in dire straits and I knew I had to do something different....

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10 Business Tips for Freelancers from Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins is the best teacher I’ve ever learned from, and the lessons he taught me are valuable for nearly everyone I work with.

If you’re a creative freelancer or consultant, you’re probably not thinking Business Mastery events apply to you. They might seem targeted at other kinds of businesses or people, or that...

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5 Productivity Apps for Freelancers

As a creative entrepreneur, I know how easy it is to feel overwhelmed. Your head’s brewing new ideas, making to-do lists, and keeping track of stories ideas or articles. You’re overloaded with input…

This can lead to feeling discouraged or even burnt-out. Sometimes, people on this path lose the ability to see their vision, or...

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50 tools for running a business online as a digital nomad

These days, unless you have brick & mortar store or restaurant, there are very few businesses that can’t be operated online with the right tools. Here are the most critical tools and software I use to run my business while traveling the world as a digital nomad.

ESSENTIALS

If pressed, I could run my business online using only these...

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Top Productivity Tips for Freelancers

If you’ve ever worked with me you know I’m a little obsessed with time saving, productivity and ease of use. It’s one of the traits that made me an exceptional UX designer, and really helped when I started freelancing full-time. I’ve tried every productivity or time management method - GTD, Pomodoro, the Eisenhower...

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