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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:

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.

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.

Get and Keep Clients Onboard with these 5 Steps

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Sep 21, 2018

A solid onboard process and package can save you time and help you screen out projects that do not fit within your business parameters. Even though each project is unique, you can create a process that will give each of your clients the necessary information about working with you and enable you to gather important information from them. We've narrowed down the process of getting and keeping clients onboard to 5 easy steps that can be adapted for any freelance business.

Building Routines for Success: Part 4

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Aug 27, 2018

Productivity is just as important for freelancers as it is for people who work in traditional office environments, the only difference is that there is no one to hold the freelancer accountable. It takes time and work to build a good reputation for yourself as a reliable freelancer, but it will only take one or two missed deadlines to lose that reputation. In the final post of our Building Routines for Success series, we’re going to help you build a daily routine so you never miss a deadline and can keep your business running smoothly.

Building Routines for Success: Part 3

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Aug 20, 2018

Regardless of your work style, having a weekly routine can help you stay on top of all the projects you are working on, and help you remember to do all the little things you need to do to keep your business running smoothly. In the third part of our Building Routines for Success series we offer a weekly routine to keep your schedule organized and keep your business on track.

Building Routines for Success: Part 2

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Aug 13, 2018

One of the biggest complaints that clients have when working with freelancers is that they do not deliver work on time. If you want to be a successful freelancer you need to be organized enough to never miss a deadline. In the second part of this SageGroupy series on building routines, we offer a simple monthly routine to help you keep your business on track and thriving.

Building Routines for Success: Part 1

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Aug 06, 2018

When you are a one-person operation, fostering the growth of your business and making sure everything is running smoothly can seem like a daunting task. This is when a few simple routines can come into play and help you keep track of how you and your business are doing. In the first part of the SageGroupy series on routines, we offer a simple yearly routine to help you keep your business on track and thriving.

A Step by Step Guide to Creating your Brand

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Jul 20, 2018

If you want to move beyond being a work-for-hire run-of-the-mill freelancer and become a stand-out solopreneur, then it is time to turn yourself into a brand. A memorable brand will help you get noticed and help potential clients remember you and what you can do for them. So how can you build a successful brand? Follow these steps to move beyond being a basic freelancer into becoming successful solopreneur.

10 Apps to Boost Your Online Presence

Posted in Resources, Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Jul 13, 2018

Cultivating a stellar social media presence can be very demanding. Luckily there are apps to help your brand stay active on social media and get the attention it needs. We've rounded-up 10 apps that will help you boost your online presence.