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Freelancing to Stay in the Workforce

Posted in Freelancing Tips on Mar 04, 2019

Traditional jobs are great for when you can work traditional hours and don't need flexibility or a lot of accommodations. However, what happens when you can’t be part of the traditional workforce? Freelancing is great for people who need flexibility in their lives but want and need to stay in the workforce.

Help! I Can't Land Clients

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Feb 08, 2019

What if you’ve been following all our advice here on the Sagegroupy blog, but still aren’t finding any clients? There could be a few things going wrong; we’ve made a list of 15 reasons you might not be landing clients.

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.

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:

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.