5 Tips for Finding & Keeping Clients

5 Tips for Finding & Keeping Clients

Newly established and longtime freelancers alike are on a quest to find and keep clients. These are a few things I’ve found helpful in developing relationships with new clients and maintaining lasting relationships with existing ones. In-person networking: Industry...
Game changer: How I found extra time in the day

Game changer: How I found extra time in the day

Working full time and managing a freelance business that generates sales equivalent to a full-time salary is a juggling act. Most lunch breaks are sacrificed for telephone interviews. Vacation time is often used for client appointments and countless hours on the couch...
My mentor quit freelancing

My mentor quit freelancing

The person I aspired to be like quit the dream I’ve been chasing. Instead of questioning my own intentions, I doubled down my determination. Less than six months into our arrangement she quit freelancing. She accepted a full time position at an agency. She confirmed...
20 percent of my business vanished

20 percent of my business vanished

Last October 20 percent of my business vanished. Overnight. Two publications owned by the same media company were cancelled effective January 1. To be truthful, I can’t say I was completely shocked. Each issue that arrived in my mailbox was thinner than the one...