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How To Be A Successful Freelancer In Any Field (8 Tips)

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It’s fairly easy to get started as a freelancer.

But it takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and motivation to survive and be a successful freelancer.

This is why most new freelancers give up on their dreams of working from home after a few months.

And it’s also why only a handful of freelancers become successful and find financial freedom.

It took me more than 6 years of hard work as a full-time freelancer to get there. To finally find financial freedom.

As I’ve explained in my book, it didn’t happen overnight. I worked 100-hour workweeks and went through 20-hour workdays to get here. And learned a lot of lessons along the way.

These are some of the most important factors that helped me to be where I am today.

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How To Learn The Top 5 Freelance Skills With Online Courses

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You don’t need a bachelor’s degree or even graduate from college to become a freelancer.

But, you do need a set of skills to offer as a service to your clients.

Whether it’s coding, writing, or even data entry, you must learn how to do the job before you can offer your services.

This guide is all about helping you develop the right skill set that you can monetize as a freelancer. Here, I will show you how to learn 5 freelance skills with the highest demand by enrolling in the best online courses to get started and master each skill.

Let’s dive in.

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How To Learn A New Skill Every Month

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This year, I challenged myself to learn a new skill every month.

It was an extreme challenge but I wanted to see how far I can get before I feel exhausted or bored.

Well, I was wrong. As Leonardo da Vinci said, “learning never exhausts the mind” and I’ve only felt excited to learn more.

As of March 20th, I finished learning two new skills and working on learning my third new skill this month. And I have plans to learn more skills this year.

This article is about the process I use to learn a new skill every month. I wanted to share this story so you could also try to learn a new skill (or two or twelve) this year.

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How To Invoice As A Freelancer: Step By Step Guide + Tips

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If you ask any freelancer what the favorite part about their work is, you’ll only get one answer—Getting paid!

There’s nothing like that moment when you receive the payment for a project you’ve been working on for days or weeks. Then seeing the numbers go up in your bank account is an incredible feeling.

Creating an invoice is one of the first steps that lead you to that moment. Without an invoice, your clients will not pay you for your work.

Today, I’ll show you how to invoice as a freelancer. I’m going to use Bonsai, one of my favorite tools, to show you how to create, send, and automate your invoices.

This guide is for both beginners and experienced users. Keep reading for all the tips.

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How To Stay Motivated Working From Home: 20 Methods

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Being able to work from home feels like a dream come true.

At least that’s how it feels at first.

But after a while, it gets a bit old. Then you get tired easily, get bored, and get distracted all the time.

It’s like a cycle that you have to go through from time to time. And it has happened to me many times over the years.

During these periods, finding the motivation to work can be a challenge of its own. Thankfully, I have found a few methods that worked really well for me.

These are some of the things I do to stay motivated when working from home. And I guarantee you’ll find at least one method here that will work for you as well. Have a look.

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How To Write An Upwork Cover Letter: 5 Tips + Free Template

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One of the reasons most freelancers struggle to land clients on Upwork is failing to write a convincing cover letter.

The cover letter is the main component of your job proposal and if you don’t write it well, you won’t be able to get the client’s attention.

Each client who posts a job on Upwork gets dozens and sometimes hundreds of proposals from freelancers. And the only way to grab their attention is to write a cover letter that addresses their needs and requirements.

So if you’re new to Upwork and trying to land a client, keep reading. This guide will help you write better, more focused, and well-optimized Upwork cover letters to get more responses from your clients.

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