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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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What Is An Invoice & How To Create One (+ Free Template)

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You’ve just completed your first client project.

And the client has asked you to send an invoice.

Now you’re probably wondering what’s an invoice? Are you supposed to get one from a bookshop? Or how to write an invoice for freelance work?

Well, if you’re asking these same questions, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there.

When I first started working with clients directly without using any freelance marketplaces, I was also faced with the same dilemma.

Since freelance marketplaces don’t require you to send invoices to clients, I had no idea what they were or how to create them.

In this guide, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about using and generating invoices. I also made a free invoice template for freelancers. You can download it too. So keep reading.

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15+ Easy Productivity Tips For Working From Home

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If you’re new to the whole working from home thing, here are a few tricks you can use to keep yourself productive all day long.

In this post, I share some simple and easy productivity tips for working from home. Ones I’ve been using during my own freelance career.

Many people are working from home these days, especially due to companies switching to 100% remote teams.

Working from home may seem like a challenge at first, but with the help of these tips, you’ll be able to adjust to the new normal in just a few days.

Let’s dig in, shall we?

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How To Become A Video Editor: 6 Tips & Video Editing Tutorials

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Editing a video is not that difficult. These days, you can even edit a video using a smartphone.

But it takes skill, talent, and a lot of practice to learn how to edit a video into a film, documentary, YouTube video, or even a TikTok clip.

That’s why there’s a huge demand for video editors. And the pay for a video editor is really good too. In fact, it’s one of the highest-paying freelance jobs available today.

Most beginning freelancers are still unaware of this growing industry so I wanted to give you a brief introduction to freelance video editing.

In this guide, I’m covering the basics of freelance video editing and what you need to get started. Also, keep reading to find some tutorials and online courses to get a head start on your journey.

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