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From the 2011 Creative Freelancer Conference, marketing resources galore, for newbies and veterans alike, including PPTs from Ilise Benun's "Intro to Marketing for Freelancers" and Allen Murabayashi's "How to Fail at Marketing." Continue reading
Exactly one month from today -- on June 23 -- we will kick off the 4th Annual Creative Freelancer Conference in Chicago. Here's what we have in store on Day 1. Continue reading
When you want to see money changes in your life, there is no question that some of your habits have to change. I know this from working with thousands of people these last nine years. However, it helps to know … Continue reading
Here's one example that many people seemed to appreciate: what to say when the project isn't quite finished but you want to submit your invoice because you know it will take a while to get your money or just because you're in the midst of a cash flow crunch... Continue reading
It wasn't sexy, but it was kind of fun.
I'm talking about last night's in-person and extremely hands-on workshop at the Freelancers Union, The Cure to "Feast or Famine" Freelancing, with me and Galia Gichon of Down to Earth Finance.
The event was not videotaped or recorded in any way. You had to be there to see it -- and to do the work. But everyone left knowing "their numbers" and with a marketing plan in hand -- or at least some guidelines to work with.
For those who couldn't make it to Brooklyn, here are some of the resources we shared... Continue reading
Guess what? It's Marketing Monday again. Before things get too crazy this week, take some time this morning to strategize what marketing tasks you're going to do each day. Otherwise, it may not get done and another week-without-marketing will go by. Here's what I'm doing today... Continue reading
The "How To Succeed As A Freelancer" Ultimate Collection is now available and it includes a selection of books and webcasts especially for freelancers priced at only $99 ($391 value). Only 40 left as of Thursday morning.... Continue reading
Don’t miss these great events from Freelancer’s Union, a live event in NY on March 8 with Ilise Benun and Galia Gichon and a webinar on March 16 with Luke Mysse. Read on for details…. Continue reading
I've been trying to develop an idea lately to explain what you have to do to get your clients to pay the higher prices you want to charge. Last week, on one of my Beginner Marketing Group calls, I took another stab at articulating it. If you have 2 minutes, listen to this. Continue reading