15 Tools and Tips For Finding Success While Working From Home

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has fundamentally changed the way that businesses around the world are operating. As the global pandemic sank its teeth into nations far and wide, businesses scrambled to prepare their employees to work from home.

While millions of employees are being introduced to working from home in a sudden trial by fire, the Continue Reading

How to Hire WordPress Developers

How to determine your hiring needs 

Are you unsure of your exact job requirements for your web developer and deciding whether to hire someone full-time or part-time? You aren’t alone!

Think through the project type

If you have a one-off request (like an API integration set-up, or trouble-shooting a specific bug), it may be best Continue Reading

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How to Maintain Recurring Revenue as a Freelancer

You’re a freelancer. You’ve kicked off the cubicle shackles, told the water cooler “peace out, bro, I’m buying a Brita pitcher,” and the only printer you’ll be smashing in a field while listening to rap music is the one you buy yourself. (For the record I don’t recommend that unless you’ve exercised all your options.)… Continue Reading

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Cross Selling Techniques for Every Kind of Freelancer

When you’re a freelancer, you gain a few new titles in addition to the one you use to introduce yourself at uncomfortable networking parties. You’re not just a “freelance copywriter,” you’re also the head of marketing, president of sales, and number one coffee gopher.

Your services aren’t going anywhere unless you can market yourself, and … Continue Reading

Project proposal

9 Project Proposal Mistakes Freelancers Make

No matter what industry you’re in, whether you’re self-employed or someone-else-employed, in order to thrive professionally, you’re going to develop what I call a “trade toolbox” This toolbox is likely going to be a mix of figurative (skills, knowledge, connections) and literal (hammers, product management software, measuring cups), and improves with each year you’re in … Continue Reading

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Building Your Freelance Website with Remote Workers

For new or established freelancers who are looking to scale their business and require a professionally crafted website, the task of searching for a proper solution can be surprisingly complex. There’s a large and increasingly popular demand for workers who can create and maintain a company’s website. The vast majority of these workers do so … Continue Reading

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Bootstrapping

You’ve attended holiday family gatherings, right? For me, there are always a few things guaranteed to happen:

  1. My kids eat only bread, while other people’s children happily eat Aunt Patchouli’s kale salad.
  2. I eat precisely three too many bites of pie, and seriously consider drinking from the gravy boat.
  3. One of the uncles or grandpas
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Ryan Battles Interview – DRAFT

1. For those unaware, what is Harpoon and what does it do?

At its core, Harpoon is a platform that helps freelancers, studios, and agencies set and hit a yearly financial goal for their businesses. We accomplish this with a mix of education combined with a killer app that handles everything from financial planning and … Continue Reading