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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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10-Step Guide To Getting Started As A Freelance Web Designer

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Many students and college graduates are now joining the freelancing industry hoping to do freelance work and make some money in their free time.

This article is dedicated to all those teens, grownups, and everyone else who’s looking for a solid actionable plan to get into freelancing as a web designer.

In this article, I will show you a simple, easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan to get started as a freelance web designer with helpful tips on landing clients and making some real money.

In fact, it’s the same strategy I used to make my own web design agency. Keep reading to find out how I did it.

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14+ Quick Ways To Find Freelance Work Right Now

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Struggling to find freelance work?

Tired of competing with freelancers on sites like UpWork?

Don’t worry, by the time you’re done reading this article, you’ll have many options to find freelance work online.

Only freelancers know the real struggle that goes on the other side of the computer screens. Despite what most people think, it’s not always sunshine and rainbows for freelancers.

One week you make $1,000 and the next week you’ve got no jobs to work on. It happens to the best of us. But, the question is —What are you willing to do about it?

Are you going to wait for a client to contact you and hand over a job on a silver platter? Or are you going to buckle down and look for your next freelancing job?

You’ve got to work hard to consistently find work in the freelancing world. Here are a few strategies to make that work a little easier.

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How Much Should I Charge? 5 Ways To Calculate Your Freelance Rates

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Figuring out the right price to charge your clients is one of the first challenges you come across as a beginning freelancer.

How you calculate your freelance rates is important because your price has to be just right to win your clients.

If your price is too high, the client may never respond to your proposal. If you charge too low, the client will suspect and think of you as a cheap amateur freelancer.

There’s no need to worry about it though. Whether you’re a beginning freelance writer, designer, developer, or marketer, there are a few tricks you can use to figure out the ideal price for your freelance services. And I’ll show you how.

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How To Find Local Offline Freelancing Jobs In 2022

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You don’t always have to rely on online freelance marketplaces to find work as a freelancer.

You can also find work from local businesses in your city or even country.

In fact, when I started a web design agency, I relied entirely on local clients. And I used a simple strategy to get clients interested in my services.

In this post, I’m sharing that same strategy I used to find clients along with a few other ways you can find local offline freelance jobs.

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7+ Keys To Be A Successful Freelancer In Any Field

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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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