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05:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 30, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Write Fast (A Short Introduction to Speed Writing)
Is writing agony for you? Do you struggle over every word, lugging words like weights around your mind before putting them to paper?I know how that feels. I used to live in that place. There are days ...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 30, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Unlock a New Source of Design Income
All designers are familiar with the amount of time and energy it takes to find clients.Some might be lucky enough to have a backlog of people who want to work with them, but for most, a big portion of...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 30, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Earn From Your Freelance Blog Without Driving Clients Away
Blogging can be complicated when you’re a freelancer.That’s because a freelancer’s blog can serve two different goals — it can help you find clients, and it can be a niche busi...
05:44 pm GMT - Wed, May 29, 2013
Freelance Switch Minimally Viable Google Analytics Conversion Tracking
Have you heard of Google Analytics? The amazing free tool that lets you know exactly whats going on with your website traffic? From where your visitors are coming from to what theyre doing on your sit...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 29, 2013
Freelance Switch The 7 Principles That Should Underpin Any Successful Online Business
A lot of would-be entrepreneurs do not fully appreciate what it takes to build and manage a successful online business.The common assumption is that you need a groundbreaking idea and lots of luck. Bu...
03:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 28, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Format an eBook for Kindle
Planning to write an ebook? Good job! Ebooks are a fantastic way for freelancers to demonstrate their expertise. They’re also good lead generators, as people who read your ebook are likely to ne...
04:54 pm GMT - Mon, May 27, 2013
Freelance Switch Freelance Freedom 312: Work Hours
Once a week, we feature a fantastic freelance-themed comic from the talented N.C. Winters. Why not also take a look at our comic archive? ...
04:48 pm GMT - Mon, May 27, 2013
Freelance Switch Top Freelance Jobs from Job Board Week 3, May
Looking for a new client? The FreelanceSwitch job board is a great resource of freelance gigs and opportunities. These opportunities are in various fields, from development to writing to design, and c...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 23, 2013
Freelance Switch 10 Ways to Promote Your Freelance Blog to Get Clients Attention
You’ve slogged through the challenges and gotten up your freelance blog. You’ve written a blog post, chosen a catchy image, and hit ‘publish.’ Congratulations!Now what?Often, n...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 22, 2013
Freelance Switch What Should You Be Speaking About?
In this tutorial, we’ll cover how to select topics for speaking engagements. Your topic can make or break you, if your goal is to sell a product or a service to your audience. Choosing the right...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 21, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Set Up a Free WordPress.com Blog (A Blogging Beginners Guide)
Blogging is a great way for freelancers and small business owners to market their services.Blogs are a lead magnet to pull in clients. The more blog posts, videos and images you have on your blog, the...
05:00 pm GMT - Mon, May 20, 2013
Freelance Switch Microlancer: Recruiting Graphic Design Freelancers Now!
Here at FreelanceSwitch, we’re really excited to let you know about our new sister site Microlancer. If you have graphic design skills and are looking for freelance work, there is an incredible ...
04:00 pm GMT - Mon, May 20, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Build an Online Business From the Ground Up
When I first decided that I wanted to quit my job and create my own successful online business back in May 2011, I was driven more by blind determination than belief. In fact, for many months thereaft...
03:00 pm GMT - Mon, May 20, 2013
Freelance Switch Freelance Freedom 311: Different Worlds
Once a week, we feature a fantastic freelance-themed comic from the talented N.C. Winters. Why not also take a look at our comic archive? ...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 16, 2013
Freelance Switch What You Need to Know to Improve Your Public Speaking
Public speaking is hard: we’ve all heard that it’s the most common fear, above and beyond death. Everybody in the room is staring at you, which is enough to make most of us want to run. Th...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 15, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Install Google Analytics on WordPress
Have you heard about all the powerful insights Google Analytics can churn out for your business? (Here are just 3 Google Analytics insights you can learn about your business.)If you havent heard about...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 14, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Land Your First Speaking Gig
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to land your very first speaking gig, before you have any experience speaking in public. It’s an approach that can get you more than just one speaking gi...
04:00 pm GMT - Mon, May 13, 2013
Freelance Switch Freelance Freedom 310: Reminder Tech
Once a week, we feature a fantastic freelance-themed comic from the talented N.C. Winters. Why not also take a look at our comic archive? ...
05:48 pm GMT - Sat, May 11, 2013
Freelance Switch Top Freelance Jobs from Job Board Week 1, May
Looking for a new client? The FreelanceSwitch job board is a great resource of freelance gigs and opportunities. These opportunities are in various fields, from development to writing to design, and c...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 9, 2013
Freelance Switch Using Scrivener to Write and Publish an eBook
So you want to write and publish an ebook? Good for you! With the writing tools and online publishing platforms available today, there’s never been a better time to write a book.Whatever kind of...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 8, 2013
Freelance Switch Launch Your Freelance Website in a Day Using WebStartToday
Every freelancer needs a website, no matter your specialty. A website gives you a way to provide information to interested parties that are searching for your services online. However, a website launc...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 7, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Make a Video with Google Hangouts
As successful entrepreneurs and freelancers know, making a name for yourself online is all about content marketing. Yet the landscape of content marketing can be confusing, as it is constantly shiftin...
04:44 pm GMT - Mon, May 6, 2013
Freelance Switch Freelance Freedom 309: ASAP is Relative
Once a week, we feature a fantastic freelance-themed comic from the talented N.C. Winters. Why not also take a look at our comic archive? ...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 2, 2013
Freelance Switch 6 Budget Planning Steps to Professional Project Estimates
Freelancers are often faced with the question of how much to charge for a project. When the project is similar to others you have done, then you have a good idea of the number of hours it will take yo...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 1, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Pitch a Guest Post (Email Template Included)
Guest posting on blogs is a fantastic way to build brand recognition, establish yourself as a credible expert in your field, and drive traffic to your website.Guest blogging champion Danny Iny bulit h...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 30, 2013
Freelance Switch How to Create an Actionable Project Plan Using a Google Spreadsheet
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your own project plan using a Google spreadsheet that you can use for your own projects or share with your team. It’s a simple technique that y...