If you’re reading this right now, I know you’ve got big dreams and goals. I don’t have all the answers, but I know where you are right now and how you can create more time and freedom in your life. And it’s closer than you think. BUT you have to take action.
The secret is to apply your productivity. Today I wanted to share 4 steps to having more freedom and time in your life through focusing on what needs to be done to get you to where you want to be. This is how to do it:
One thing that’s going to make getting customers easier for your business? Developing a portfolio that plays to your strengths and showcases your signature style. People will come to you knowing exactly what to expect and are much easier to convert into paying clients once they’ve seen a portfolio of work that they love. It will get them excited to work with you and fills them with confidence.
Headlines are the foundation of any piece of content. You know this is what someone will see when they read anything, whether it’s print or online. If you don’t craft a strong headline, the rest of your content won’t be read. But surely it’s simple, right?
The way content is formed now is completely different to how it was structured a few years ago. Now, instead of being able to churn out 300 words per post, the longer your content is, the more search engines will reward you. Think of a minimum of 800, if not 1000. Think screenshots, tutorials – indepth information that is going to keep people on your website for longer. So let’s look into different ways we can do that by updating our content.
It’s a subject people either love or hate to talk about – but money is one of the main things that keeps your business running. It pays the bills and lets you live the life you want.
So where does the money come from? And more importantly, how do you make sure that the money keeps on rolling in?
Pinterest is not only a great way to truly utilise your visual branding, but it’s also one of the top tools for driving traffic back to your website. If you implement some simple strategies, you can see huge results in just a short space of time in terms of the growth of your community, your website traffic, your email list numbers and your income too.
I may not have found balance. But I have found some pretty good strategies for keeping on top of everything, whilst still feeling like you’re making progress. It can get too much. The thoughts and ideas going round in your mind are never ending. Where do I start? How do I do everything? Can I do it all? You can – if you’re smart about it.
A blog is a fundamental part of running a successful business.
For starters, you need to build some necessary foundations that feature in every single blog post you create. You can essentially add any element to a blog post that you feel fits in with you and your business. Below, you’ll find some of the most important features to include.
Systems aren’t just for the big businesses and highly paid managers. They’re for you, too, as an entrepreneur or small business owner. Systems can help you automate, outsource, scale and ultimately save more time.
If you feel like self-doubt is something you constantly struggle with as an entrepreneur then read on. If you feel frustrated and stuck, read on. These are some simple ways to change your mindset and beat self-doubt for good.
If you’re involved in social media marketing for your business, you’re luckier than you think. We’ve got a whole host of great (and free) tools at our fingertips. For Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, there are plenty of resources. But actually, the best analytics you can get your hands on are for Twitter.
Imagine having a set of great social media tips for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+ at your fingertips. You know they’re always there when you need them and more importantly, you know they work. Well, that’s exactly what you’re going to get right now.
As freelancers, social media is a tool that we should all be taking advantage of. The different platforms that are available to us allow us to promote our services, talk directly to our audience and show everyone what makes our business unique. But the beauty of Snapchat is that it shows the real you. Nothing is more instant and nothing is more real.
Still not convinced? Let’s dive into how you can use Snapchat to really boost your freelance career.