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21 Lessons On Finding Work, Landing Clients, & Earning More As A Freelancer
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15+ Best Tools I Use To Supercharge My Freelance Work

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Today, I wanted to share with you some of the tools that will help save you time and money.

In this list, I showcase some of the top tools, apps, and software freelancers can use to manage their clients, projects, fix errors, and basically supercharge your workflow.

I use most of these tools every day. I also included a few other tools, like time tracking apps, for freelancers who would find them useful.

If you’re a freelancer, or, at least hoping to become one, it’s worth checking out this list of freelance productivity tools because in this list I will tell you exactly how I use each of these apps to boost my freelance work.

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10 Best Freelance Skills To Learn In 2022

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If you’re looking to switch to a better career this year, the first thing you should do is find and develop a skill.

In this post, I’m showcasing some of the top freelance skills you can learn this year to start a new career and earn more money as a freelancer.

My previous post about the highest paying freelance jobs outlines the categories for earning the highest income as a freelancer. The list below goes to the barebones of those categories to suggest specific skills you should start developing right away.

If you’ve read my book or followed the getting started guide, you’ll notice that one of the first steps I suggest for beginners is to find a marketable skill that has good demand.

For this list, I gathered data from two surveys (from Flexjobs, Indeed, and UpWork) to find the skills with the highest demand.

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Freelance Tips

5 Negotiation Tips For Winning Over Freelance Clients

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Not every client is going to agree with your point of view.

Especially when you’re negotiating project scope and price, most clients will often disagree with you.

Or suggest their own ideas that contradict your own ideas.

On such occasions, knowing how to respond to clients without being rude or hurting the client’s feelings is very important.

Today, I’m sharing a few negotiation tips and tricks you can use to convince your client to follow your own ideas. Or even help you earn more from the projects.

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Must Reads

10 Best Skills To Learn Online In 2022 (+ Online Courses)

There’s never been a better time to learn something new than right now. 

The freelance industry is booming. The demand for remote work is rising. And finding jobs online is getting easier. 

If you’re wondering about what are the best skills to learn today, I have a few suggestions for you.

In this guide, I explore some of the best skills to learn in high demand. Plus I’ll share a few online course suggestions to help you get started on learning each skill.

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Reviews

Hectic Review: Manage Your Projects, Clients, Invoices & More In One Place

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As a freelancer, I’m always looking for ways to be more productive and efficient.

Because when I’m more efficient, I’m able to finish projects quickly, earn more money, and, more importantly, have more free time to do the other things that I enjoy.

Having the right productivity tools and apps at your side is an important part of creating such an efficient work environment. I recently came across a great tool called Hectic that I immediately wanted to add to my toolkit.

Hectic is an all-in-one platform that lets you do so many things in one place. Even if you’re just starting out freelancing, Hectic has a bunch of useful freelancer tools to make your life much easier.

Let’s take a closer look at this app and see if it’s really worth using.

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How Tos

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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