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Hiring Freelancers is Good for Business

Posted in Business Tips on Jan 18, 2019

With 59% of U.S. companies currently making use of remote workers and freelancers, you may have wondered if making use of freelancers would be good for your business. Here at Sagegroupy we think that freelancers are valuable assets and can be good for any business, here are the reasons why.

Start Your Year by Checking on your Business’s Health

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Jan 04, 2019

By spending a little time reviewing the overall health of your business you can assess whether or not your business is thriving or barely surviving. Here are a few things to think about at the beginning of the year.

Wrap-up your Year as a Freelancer

Posted in Freelancing Tips, Business Tips on Dec 24, 2018

The end-of-the-year is a good time to celebrate your success and learn from your failures. Here is a list of things to ask yourself and check-on to make sure your business is thriving as you wrap-up this year and prepare for the new year ahead.

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.