Career & Business Development Help
The section offers
advice on marketing your freelance services. Most of the advice is
free and/or low-cost and easy to implement.
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Advice, Tips, Strategies & Tools
FAQs: Starting A Freelance
Business Plan for Freelance Copy Editors
(can be revised for editors, proofreaders, etc.)
What/How to Charge:
to access various articles from around the web on what/how to charge
as an editorial freelancer.
Freelance Writing Contract
Web Design & Maintenance Agreement
Graphic Design Contract
General Independent Contractor's Agreement
Small Business Articles:
Think, "How can I use this info to improve my chances of succeeding
as a freelancer?" as you read.
For, it's the small bits of information from various sources that,
when implemented, make the difference between success or failure.
How to Use Off-Peak Times
to Increase Sales
Why FAQ/Customer Service Pages Increase Sales
How to Price Your Product/Service for Maximum
From Small Potatoes to Big Cahuna!:
Specific Things You
Can Do Now to Jumpstart Sales
Gut Check! 3 Signs It's Time to Quit Your
Full-time Job for Your Freelance Business
Why Looking for "The Big Score" Can Put You Out of Business
How to Attract Clients with Ease
3 Ways to Tell if You're Playing At, or Serious
About, Your Freelance Business
A Realistic Day in the Life of a Freelancer/Small Business
The Angry, Frustrated Freelancer:
How to Survive the Bad Days
5 Good Reasons to Start a Freelance Business in
a Weak Economy
How to Make Your Child -- and Possibly Yourself -- a
The True Cost of Procrastination -- Can You Really Afford
How to Choose a Business That's Right for You
Why Diversity is Good for Business ... A Priest, A Cowboy
& a Socialite ...
Is Online or Offline Advertising More Effective?
How to Increase Your Income Month After Month
How to Market Your Freelance Writing Business
How to Grow Your Freelance Business Using Press
Go Direct: How to Secure Clients Quickly & Affordably (Pt. 1 of 2)
Go Direct: How to Secure Clients Quickly & Affordably (Pt. 2 of 2)