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A Freelancer’s Wishlist

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Dec 17, 2018

It is a freelancer’s job to be client oriented, but once in a while we should remind ourselves of what we want so that we can remember why we love freelancing. We’ve rounded-up 15 items that you might find on a freelancer’s wishlist.

Should a Freelancer Ever Work for Free?

Posted in Freelancing Tips on Dec 10, 2018

Should freelancers ever work for free? Here at Sagegroupy, the freelancer's friend, we would answer that questions with a firm no! Freelancers should be valued and paid what they're worth. However, there are times when a freelancer may choose to do work that doesn't come with a financial reward. Find out when it makes sense to work for free.

Sending Holiday Greetings to Clients

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Dec 03, 2018

The holiday season is now upon us and you might be thinking of sending out some season’s greetings to clients and potential clients. They can be a great way to foster relationships with current clients, attract new clients, remind previous clients of your existence and show your gratitude to those who regularly support your business. We’ve made a list of a few Dos and Don’ts to keep in mind when sending holiday greetings:

How to become a Freelance Translator

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners on Nov 26, 2018

If you love working with languages and have the qualities of a solopreneur, then freelance translation might be the right career for you. Here is some information and a few helpful tips to get you on your way to becoming a freelance translator.

Use Instagram Stories to Promote your Freelance Business

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Nov 19, 2018

Instagram stories have become an essential part of marketing on Instagram and they are a fantastic way for your followers and potential clients to get to know you. If you are a freelancer working in the creative industry, you don’t want to miss out on this fun and effective marketing method. Take a look at how to use Instagram stories to boost your business profile.

Navigating the Holiday Season as a Freelancer

Posted in Freelancing Tips on Nov 12, 2018

Whether they plan to take time off or continue to work hard, freelancers have to make decisions about their business and navigate the holiday season on their own. What can freelancers do to prepare for the holiday season? Whether you’re planning to take some time off or use the holidays to make some money, here are some tips to help you get through this crazy time of year.

Do I have to Hustle my Brand to Succeed?

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Nov 05, 2018

What if you don’t want to spend a lot of time hustling your brand and would rather focus on just doing the work that your clients need, are you doomed to fail as a freelancer? If this big question is on your mind as you debate whether or not freelancing is for you, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is: you do have to do some marketing, it cannot be avoided if you want clients to find you. The good news is: marketing yourself doesn’t have to be the difficult hustle you think it is and you aren’t doomed to always be selling yourself.

Routes and Requirements to Becoming an Online Educator

Posted in Resources on Oct 26, 2018

Are you passionate about education but don’t want to be tied down to a specific location? If so, becoming an online educator might be the right fit for you.

Email Marketing for Freelancers

Posted in Resources, Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Oct 19, 2018

Email marketing may seem pretty old-school but it is still one of the most effective ways for small businesses to reach other small businesses, and it is a great way for freelancers to keep themselves fresh in the mind of potential clients. See what an email marketing strategy needs to make it successful.

What do Clients Want?

Posted in Freelancing Tips on Oct 12, 2018

When you are competing against the growing ranks of talented freelancers, how do you stand out from the pack and land the jobs you need? Here's what clients are really looking for.