The Secret to Landing More Clients: Give Away Your Best Advice for Free discovery call freelance sales Mar 25, 2024

There’s a secret strategy not many freelancers are willing to try that helps them land more clients. It’s giving away your best advice for free on discovery calls! I know, I know - it might sound a little crazy at first. But trust me, this approach has been a game-changer in my...

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The Mindset You Need to Survive as a New Freelancer freelance mindset Mar 23, 2024

When you're just starting as a freelancer, it can be really scary. Trust me, we all start somewhere, and for me it was at the end of my kitchen table. But if you want to be successful, you need to have the right mindset from the very beginning.

 

First of all, you need to understand that...

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Land High-Paying Clients By Switching The Role on Discovery Calls discovery call sales Mar 14, 2024

Today I want to talk about a game-changer in my freelancing career: the discovery call.

Now, you might think that these calls are all about the client interviewing you, but I’m here to tell you that the real magic happens when you flip the script and start interviewing them.

Imagine...

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Hidden Benefits of Loom For Freelance Businesses freelance sales Mar 14, 2024

Pricing and proposals are hard. Sometimes we put down a number, close our eyes and just hit send. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

What if you could walk your client through the proposal and build up the value so when they see the full price it makes sense and they feel confident you...

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Why You Should NEVER Skip The Discovery Sales Call discovery call sales Mar 14, 2024

I chat with a lot of copywriters looking to boost their sales. Many get stuck at the first step — booking that initial discovery sales call.

It’s understandable. Sales conversations make us nervous! But done right, a discovery call turns potential leads into excited clients.

As a...

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How to Unlock Hidden Gems: My Best Job Search Strategies for Upwork upwork Mar 14, 2024

As a freelancer earning over $1 million on Upwork, I get asked constantly — “How the heck do you find great jobs on there?”

Most people use the same old tactics which deliver low paying gigs and dead ends. They allow Upwork’s algorithms to drive what jobs appear instead of...

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Is Upwork Right for You? How to Know if it’s a Good Fit upwork Mar 14, 2024

As a freelancer who’s built my business on Upwork, I often get asked, “Is Upwork really worth it? Or will I just be wasting my time?”

It’s a fair question.

Upwork isn’t the right fit for every freelancer. But it can be an amazing lead source IF it aligns with your...

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Stand Out on Upwork: How to Make Your Portfolio Sell for You portfolio upwork Mar 14, 2024

As a freelancer who’s built a pretty good business on Upwork, I get asked all the time — “How did you stand out in a sea of so many freelancers?”

One little-known secret? Leverage your portfolio as a hidden sales tool!

Your portfolio is prime real estate for showcasing...

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5 Ways to Quickly Elevate Your Upwork Freelancer Profile profile upwork Mar 14, 2024

As a freelancer who’s earned over $1.4 million on Upwork, I’ve learned a few tricks and landed on a winning formula for standing out on a busy freelancer platform.

If you want to attract more high-paying clients, try these 5 quick ways to give your Upwork presence an instant boost:

#1...

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Why Freelancers Need Upwork (And How to Stand Out on a Crowded Platform) upwork Mar 14, 2024

When I first started my freelance business, I’ll admit — I was skeptical of Upwork. I had heard the myths that it was a “race to the bottom” for cheap work and that you couldn’t earn decent rates competing with freelancers worldwide.

But over the past few years,...

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How Freelancing is Like Dating (And Why Upwork Works a Bit Like Tinder) freelance upwork Mar 14, 2024

I have a theory that freelancing is a lot like dating. Stick with me here!

There are lots of different ways to find potential long-term clients, short-term gigs, or quick projects. Just like there are many options for finding a committed partner, casual fling, or one-night stand.

Let’s...

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How to take time off your business and create a paid waitlist of clients freelance remote work Mar 06, 2024

So, how do you take a month off from your business? There are 4 options…

I just got back from a month away with my kids traveling through Europe. A few questions came through asking if I was working while away, or really taking a break. And, if I’m taking a break, how can I...

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