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How to Become a Freelancer in 8 Steps (2023 Version)

How to Become a Freelancer in 8 Steps (2023 Version)

Are you considering joining the ranks of over 56 million people in the United States who have made the leap to working for themselves as...

How To Legally Start A Freelance Business In 9 Steps

How To Legally Start A Freelance Business In 9 Steps

Being a freelancer can be a liberating experience. It gives you the potential to work anywhere in the world, from your couch or a park...

13 Sites with Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs in 2024

13 Sites with Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs in 2024

Right now, beginners can find freelance writing jobs more easily than ever before. In the past, entry-level freelance writers had to sift through thousands of...

How to Get Freelance Clients (7 Ideas That Work in 2023)

How to Get Freelance Clients (7 Ideas That Work in 2023)

Learning how to get freelance clients on a regular basis can be tough. As a freelancer, you’re kind of in it on your own. Yes,...

33 Freelance Ideas You Can Start Today (From Home, For Free)

33 Freelance Ideas You Can Start Today (From Home, For Free)

This past year the world has had to embrace a new normal. Which means millions of people have been left to explore freelance ideas as...

Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2023?

Hello Bonsai Review: Still Good for Freelancers in 2023?

Hello Bonsai bills itself as an all-in-one freelancing solution for the world’s best creative freelancers (actually, their name is simply Bonsai, but their website is...

Leverage the best tools for freelancers

If you’re serious about growing your freelance business, you’re going to need the right tools. For starters, we’ve rounded up some of the best and favorite freelance business tools we’ve discovered over the last 10+ years below:

Top PickSolidGigs

SolidGigs

The best freelance jobs, hand-picked & delivered daily.

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Top PickMoxie (formerly Hectic)

Moxie (formerly Hectic)

$20/month gets you everything you need to thrive as a freelancer.

Try Moxie (formerly Hectic)
FreshBooks

FreshBooks

Online accounting & invoicing that saves you time and makes you look professional.

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Our team of talented experts and writers publish fresh new helpful content every week. Here's our most recent stuff.

8 Free Graphic Design Invoice Templates and Examples to Inspire You

8 Free Graphic Design Invoice Templates and Examples to Inspire You

As a designer, the way you craft your graphic design invoice speaks volumes about you and your small business. Remember, the design of your invoice...

5 “Thank You For Your Payment” Emails to Copy/Paste

5 “Thank You For Your Payment” Emails to Copy/Paste

“Thank You!” These two magic words can boost customer loyalty. While paying bills may not thrill everyone, you can transform a client’s prompt payment into...

13 Sites with Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs in 2024

13 Sites with Beginner Freelance Writing Jobs in 2024

Right now, beginners can find freelance writing jobs more easily than ever before. In the past, entry-level freelance writers had to sift through thousands of...

How to Start a Graphic Design Business in 10 Steps

How to Start a Graphic Design Business in 10 Steps

Starting a graphic design business can be an exhilarating and exciting adventure whether you’re hoping to work for yourself full-time or just make a little...

10 Absolute Best Printers for Graphic Designers in 2024

10 Absolute Best Printers for Graphic Designers in 2024

If you’re a graphic designer who cares deeply about the quality of your prints, finding the best printers can be challenging. Every tiny detail in...

11 Best Gig Economy Apps for Making Extra Cash in 2023

11 Best Gig Economy Apps for Making Extra Cash in 2023

The gig economy often appears as a giant free-for-all, and in many respects, it is. Therefore, we aim to help you navigate it, particularly when...

12 Independent Contractor Jobs Sites for Extra Cash in 2024

12 Independent Contractor Jobs Sites for Extra Cash in 2024

Many people dream of a job they will love, one that offers both creative and professional freedom. Exploring independent contractor jobs can answer this desire....

The 10 Best Invoicing Software for Freelancers in 2024

The 10 Best Invoicing Software for Freelancers in 2024

Invoicing software can make your freelance business run much more smoothly—ensuring your clients get invoiced regularly and you get paid for the work you’ve completed....

Copywriting Portfolio How-To Guide + Examples to Inspire You

Copywriting Portfolio How-To Guide + Examples to Inspire You

Every copywriter aims to dazzle potential clients with their work and secure as many paying gigs as they can. Building a detailed copywriting portfolio is...

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Listen in on weekly coaching calls with freelancers who are working to scale their business. New episodes every Thursday.

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Do Agencies Get Bigger Clients?

For subject matter experts with decades of niche experience, freelancing or consulting can be lucrative ways to capitalize on your hard-won knowledge. But it often...

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Can You Really Trust Other Freelancers to Deliver?

If you’re trying to go from freelancer to agency, hiring outside support often sparks anxiety. Can you really trust others to deliver for your clients?...

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How to Escape One-Time Projects & Get Repeat Business

In this episode, data scientist Aurélie shares her journey shifting beyond ad-hoc gigs into retained engagements. We explore pricing approaches that capture the immense ROI...

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Proposals Are a Waste of Time (Here’s What Works Better)

If you’ve been listening to Freelance to Founder for long you’ve probably heard us harp on proposals. We think they are usually a waste of...

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[Q&A] Hourly Pay for Subcontractors?

As freelancers scale into agency owners and hire subcontractors, business model changes often become necessary. Our recent episode tackled a common scaling question from listener...

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Do You Have to ‘Hustle’ to Be Successful?

Have you ever found it hard to find the right balance between growing your business and not burning out? Chasing bigger clients and more revenue...