Don’t Break Your Own RulesI only experience problems with clients when I break my own rules. Accepting that position, attitude, and perspective is what enables you to learn and grow from your mistakes and make better decisions in… Portfolio Websites
12 Things You Should Remove From Your Portfolio Website ImmediatelyA collection of brutally honest tips for what you should remove from your portfolio website immediately before someone decides to not hire you (and what to replace them with instead). Career TransitionsGetting Clients
How to Turn One Small Project Into Years of Predictable IncomeThere's nothing more valuable than having predictable income when you're a freelancer. Unreliable income holds us hostage to our business even if we've managed to free ourselves from past employers. LifestyleProductivityProject Management
How to Stay Comfortable as a Freelancer Even When You’re StressedThere's no avoiding stressful and uncomfortable situations when you run your own freelancing business. The key to staying comfortable during stressful situations is to maintain control of your business from every angle. News & Opinion
2017 Year In ReviewAfter over two years of freelancing full-time, my business has finally started to run itself. It's become more organized and efficient. I know what to expect from it. The kinks and quirks have been… ProductivityProject Management
5 Tips for Managing Sick Days as a FreelancerYou aren't allocated a specific number of sick days each year as a freelancer. That's why it's important to have a plan for sick days before they happen. Getting ClientsMarketing & Positioning
How to Find More Freelance ClientsIf you're trying to find more freelance clients, you've got it all backwards. Instead, spend time giving potential clients more ways to find you. News & OpinionProductivity
How to Find Your Own Success Without Idolizing People in Your IndustryIs there anyone in your industry you really admire? Anyone you follow intensely on social media? Blogs you read religiously? If only you could be more like them, your career would be better, right?… Finances & Taxes
What Do You Need to Start Freelancing, Legally?What are the minimum legal requirements to start freelancing? You don't need contracts, tax forms, or a legal business entity. Just pay your taxes! Getting ClientsMarketing & Positioning
How to Write Great Copy When You’re Not Actually a CopywriterLearn how to write great copy for your website that converts viewers into customers even if you don't have experience with copywriting, sales, or marketing. News & Opinion
2016 Year in Review2016 wasn't filled with many professional achievements or accomplishments. It was quiet and more refined. My business grew naturally, and it grew a lot. Portfolio Websites
Reduce Referral Spam in Google Analytics Without Using FiltersReferral spam can pollute your Google Analytics account and make it impossible to track user data accurately, but you don't need to use complex filters. Client CommunicationGetting ClientsProject Management
How to Decline a Project While Helping The Client SucceedYou won't be a good fit for every project, but don't leave your clients empty-handed. Learn how to decline projects while guiding them towards success. Career Transitions
So You Want to Be a UX Designer?If you want to be a UX designer, you'll have to be more specific. In this article I'll explain what UX design really is and how to make a career out of it. Finances & TaxesPayments & Invoicing
How to Structure Your Bank Accounts for Massive Financial SuccessAs a freelancer, getting paid is at the top of the priority list. But what do you do with the money once you have it? It's time to structure your finances. Client CommunicationProposals & Contracts
6 Tips for Negotiating a Higher SalaryEach year people accept salaries less than what they deserve. It seems like employers always have the upper hand, but that doesn't have to be the case.
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