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Browse our best business advice for freelancers, agency-builders, and solopreneurs who want to take their business to the next level. Real-world advice from actual entrepreneurs in the trenches learning this stuff the hard way so you don’t have to.

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How to Write a Freelancer Resume that Wins Clients

How to Write a Freelancer Resume that Wins Clients

An effective freelancer resume can be the difference between getting ignored by clients and filling your client pipeline. If you’ve done any amount of freelancing,...

5 Boring (But Powerful) Tips That Made Me a Six-Figure Freelancer

5 Boring (But Powerful) Tips That Made Me a Six-Figure Freelancer

In 2018, 6 years after I started out as a freelancer, I became a six figure translator. Trust me when I say no one was...

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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...

Can You Grow an Agency by “Hiring” A.I. Bots?

Can You Grow an Agency by “Hiring” A.I. Bots?

Do more with less. It’s a mantra every marketer is well aware of. Less budget. Less time. Less buy-in. Fewer team members. Equally cringe-worthy is...

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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...

9 Best Accounting Software for Freelancers in 2024

9 Best Accounting Software for Freelancers in 2024

Getting your money organized using accounting software can take your freelance business from a hobby or side-hustle to a full-fledged business. After all, if you’re...

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...

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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...

How to Write a Discount Offer Email + 3 Copy/Paste Templates

How to Write a Discount Offer Email + 3 Copy/Paste Templates

Giving discounts to clients or customers via email can be a great marketing strategy to spark a little energy into your business and drive sales...

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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...

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Hire First? or Get Clients First?

Expanding beyond solopreneur capacity often requires hiring help. But should you wait until you land bigger clients, or bring on support early to free up...