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Should You Find a "Skillset Partner" for Your Freelance Work?

Partnering with another freelancer allows you to offer more well-rounded services, which can net you bigger and better contracts.

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How to Choose the Perfect Niche for Your Freelance Business

Specializing can make your work more valuable, more targeted, and more in demand, but how do you know which area to choose?

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4 Ways for Freelancers to Manage Their Energy (Instead of Their Time)

Freelancers tend to focus on time management and time tracking. But focusing on managing energy can yield much more productive results.

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This is how you invoice

Here’s what freelancers need to know about invoicing: which data to include, what tools to use, and how often to send.

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How to get the personal network your business needs

Networking doesn’t have to be something you add to your to-do list. Integrate it into your everyday life as a freelancer.

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A Work Life Balance Guide for Freelancers

Freelancers are especially at risk of letting work take over our whole lives, which can lead to some pretty miserable results. Here’s how to find balance.

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5 Signs You Should Start an Agency

Transitioning from a solo freelancer or a casual partnership to launching an agency is a big step. Should you take it?

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Is it Time to Fire Your Client?

Is a voice in your head nagging you to get rid of a certain client? Here’s how to tell when it’s time.

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Choose a Better Time Tracking Tool for Your Freelance Work

Freelancers have lots of tools to choose from to track their time. Here are the features you need.

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4 Alternatives to Hourly Billing for Freelancers

Billing hourly may be the default invoicing option for freelancers, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best. Consider these strategic alternatives for your freelancing business.

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Building Everclimb: Week 9

I haven't had much traffic to the site yet, but I'm focused on making slow and steady progress.

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Building Everclimb: Week 6

The site is finally live on the everclimb.co domain, and I've lined up another set of interviews with freelancers.

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Building Everclimb: Week 5

The first interviews are published! I'm getting ready to move the site to its live domain.

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Building Everclimb: Week 2

I'm up and running with an admin area of the site, an actual email list, and the first interviews lined up. Next up: compiling a list of interviewees.

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Starting from zero

Today, I'm starting from zero. Zero readers, zero subscribers, zero followers. Everclimb.co has been in existence since April 2015, and though...

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