Why Freelancers and Remote Workers Need CommunityFreelancers need community now more than ever. Human interactions are how we learn and grow. But when you quit your job to freelance or work remotely, you leave all of that behind. Client CommunicationGuest Articles
How to Systemize Communication With Leads (+ 11 FREE Templates!)When I first started freelancing, I'd spend hours of precious, billable time writing the same responses to the same requests and questions practically every day, which added up to lot of wasted time and… Career TransitionsMarketing & Positioning
How to Smoothly Transition from Full-Time Employment to FreelancingWhen you quit your day job and transition into full-time freelancing, it's important to make the career adjustment as smooth as possible. These 7 tips will help you do that! Finances & TaxesGuest Articles
5 Common Financial Mistakes Freelancers Should AvoidAs a freelancer, it can seem easy at first to run your business without money management, but in the long-run, a lack of financial awareness or organization can spell ruin for your business. Client CommunicationGetting Clients
7 Questions to Ask Your Freelance Clients Before Starting WorkAlmost every major conflict you'll face as a freelancer will stem from asking the wrong questions to your clients before starting a new project. Proposals & Contracts
What’s the Difference Between a Proposal and a Contract?Freelance proposals and contracts serve different purposes and should be presented to the client as two separate documents. Find out what to include in each of them! Finances & TaxesGuest ArticlesPayments & Invoicing
Creating a Financial Foundation for your Freelance Career (A Step by Step Guide)When it comes to setting up a freelance business, no matter the industry you work in, creating a financial strategy is vital to both your business’ survival and your own personal finance. Marketing & PositioningPortfolio Websites
How to Use Google Trends to Understand What Freelance Clients are Searching ForUse Google Trends to find out what freelance clients are searching for, make yourself more visible online, and get more leads for your freelance business. News & OpinionProductivity
How to Automatically Format Subscriber Names in ConvertKitHave you ever noticed that sometimes subscribers don't enter their first name properly into your ConvertKit forms? Learn how to automatically fix poorly formatted names in a few simple steps! Marketing & PositioningPortfolio Websites
5 Reasons Why You Need to Have Your Own Portfolio WebsiteHave you ever wondered why you should have your own portfolio website? Having your own website will increase your online visibility and help you get more freelance clients Guest ArticlesProposals & Contracts
Types Of Contracts All Freelancers Should Know As 2+2The promise of a better life and a flexible schedule is tempting more people who feel stuck in a 9-to-5 job to start freelancing. But it's not as freeing as you might think when… Marketing & PositioningNews & Opinion
Introducing Matthew’s Design Co. (and the changes ahead for my website)Find out all the details of how I plan to navigate the transition from freelancer to company while maintaining my relevance and relationship to freelancers. News & Opinion
2019 Year in Review2019 was another fantastic year both personally and professionally. Overall, it was more simple, stable, and smooth than previous years — yet still each month seemed filled with events! ProductivityProject Management
How to Schedule Multiple Freelance Projects (and Avoid Burnout)You must have a system in place for scheduling freelance projects, setting your availability, and maximizing your down time if you want to avoid burnout and keep your freelance business running smoothly. Career TransitionsFinances & Taxes
Why I Transitioned from 1099 to S-Corp (and How It Impacted My Freelancing Business)If you're a freelancer, you're likely operating as a 1099 contractor. But that means you're paying high taxes, have no legal protection, and you're being perceived as an individual, not a business. Switching to… Pricing & RatesProject Management
A Beginner’s Guide to Value-Based PricingA value-based project is simply a fixed-fee project where the price is determined by the value of the outcome to the clients business – not the estimated time it will take to complete.
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