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You just completed a short project for a client and got paid and feeling on top of the world! Now you are back to the drawing board seeking new clients; a process that may take you a while before you land one. You feel drained, dejected, frustrated and hopeless after sending proposal after proposal without success. At this point, you…

Anyone can run a freelance business from the comfort of their homes. Through freelancing, you can earn USD consistently and most importantly develop long-term client relationships to build your freelance business. The world changed this year in favour of remote workers. Source Smart recently opened up an intensive 4-week coaching program for non-native English speaking freelancers who want to improve…

Tinder couple on a date

I wouldn't be surprised if you read the blog post title and asked yourself how Tinder, a dating site, could help anyone get more clients as a freelancer? The truth is that both sites aren't as different as we think they are. Yes, both platforms have different purposes, but the science behind how the work is the same. This article…

Today you're in Thailand, ghostwriting a book in a subway restaurant. Two weeks later, you're organising a digital marketing campaign from a hotel in San Francisco. A month from that you're discussing publishing a book with a client over a cup of coffee in Italy. The cocktail of working and travelling is one that has appealed to many. In this…

International clients are every freelancer’s dream. They will give you consistent work and most importantly pay you high rates—if you are the right freelancer. Finding international clients is not a walk in the park for many freelancers, especially non-native English speaking freelancers. Why is that the case while the freelance marketplace is full of international clients looking to hire qualified…

Being an entrepreneur has never sounded as glamorous as it does in the 21st century. You can consider business owners modern-day rock stars. Living their dream lifestyle and earning more money than they'll ever need. Who wouldn't want the comfort of working from home? Being able to work when it's convenient for you, and charge your own rate. The benefits…

Live Facebook video

A freelance business is like any other business which demands your time, commitment, and hard work for it to succeed. As a freelancer, you can benefit by creating a Facebook page that will help to promote your business and engage with your followers. It may take a little time for you to get likes, followers, and leads so we have…

Distracted freelancer

Productivity leads to motivation and happiness. It does not come easy. Most productive people first spend their time learning the secrets of success before embarking on their journeys. Every productive person has a habit that makes everything they put their hands-on flourish. Here is the list of 8 secrets that productive people use to become more successful. Time Consciousness They…

One of the most exciting things about getting into the freelance world is the prospect of a new client, your first client. The excitement you feel at the thought of steering your own ship and owning your work and paycheck never gets old. Getting a new client is not rocket science but it isn’t magic either. The traditional method of…

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