Set yourself up for productivity. Plan your day the night before.
As a freelancer, you might have a lot of questions you can’t find answers for. A coach will help you clear the fog in your line of sight.
Plenty of times, you’ll hear from the tax department asking you to clarify some financial transaction from several years ago. You can’t remember it all, which is why you must document everything meticulously.
Knowing the industry is fundamental to doing great work, which often results in making more money. Here are some things I regularly do.
Most freelancers think — I’ve believed it myself in the past — that because their expenses are so few, any money they make is practically profit. scoff
Saying “let me know your feedback” often elicits a nod. But asking “Does this work?” or “What do you think?” makes them think about it and commit to a response.
Well, it goes without saying that if you can avoid it, don’t charge by the hour. But the larger point I’m making here is: It takes so much longer to do something than you think it does.
If you are considering freelancing, here’s one question I’d like you to ask yourself: Are you ready to run an entire business all by yourself?
The biggest demand of being a freelancer or a small business owner is to be able to confidently tell who’s right and who’s not.