The Principles of Successful Freelancing


By Miles Burke

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Thinking about becoming your own boss and embarking on the wonderful and rewarding journey of freelancing? The Principles of Successful Freelancing is for you. In this easy-to follow guide you'll learn what's important in transforming your skills into a booming freelance business.
This book leads you through the entire process, from getting started, through to winning and keeping loyal clients. Running a successful freelance business is easy, and with the information in this book, you'll confidently turn your freelancing dream into a profitable reality.

  • Learn how to make a smooth transition into freelancing
  • Understand how to effectively manage your money
  • Ensure you spend your time on the right activities
  • Discover why a work/life balance is important
  • Learn how your network can support you and your business
  • Overcome your fear of selling
  • And much more ...

  • The 12 Principles Of Successful Freelancing
  • Get Organized
    Keep your workspace tidy and plan ahead(short- and long-term).
  • Control Stress
    Remain calm and work through issues to avoid early burnout..
  • Research
    Spend quality time researching your proposed business-it's more than a five minute web surf.
  • Be Passionate
    Love your work! You should enjoy what you do for a living.
  • Budget
    Save for a rainy day rather than spend every centas it comes in.
  • Value your Health
    Bad health stops you from working. Take time to exercise and maintain a nutritious diet.
  • Embrace Selling
    Enjoy the sales challenge-it's easier than you think!
  • Satisfy Customers
    Don't do average work-exceed their expectations and make them need you.
  • Grow Your Network
    Value family and friends' support, and meet new people all the time.
  • Maintain Cashflow
    It's what is in the bank that counts, not what you are billing-understand the difference.
  • Continually Learn
    Keep acquiring new skills and knowledge, every week. Let it slip and you could be left behind.
  • Achieve a Work/Life Balance
    Your life should be more than work-maintain a good balance for health and success.
  • The Principles of Successful Freelancing