The Freelance Lifestyle Blog

Your hub of practical tips and advice to live your best freelance life, from bite-sized promotion tasks, to working from home wisdom!

The Freelance Lifestyle Blog

Your hub of practical tips and advice to live your best freelance life, from bite-sized promotion tasks, to working from home wisdom!

“What to do with all the Ideas in your Head” with Anj Cairns

“What to do with all the Ideas in your Head” with Anj Cairns

Discover how to effectively track and cultivate your creative ideas with the help of Anj Cairns, an ADHD coach. Learn about the unique system of “creativity crops” and how it can help freelancers and entrepreneurs manage their ideas and bring them to life. Join Anj’s upcoming program and unlock the potential of your ideas. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow your creativity and productivity.

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“What to do with all the Ideas in your Head” with Anj Cairns

“What to do with all the Ideas in your Head” with Anj Cairns

Discover how to effectively track and cultivate your creative ideas with the help of Anj Cairns, an ADHD coach. Learn about the unique system of “creativity crops” and how it can help freelancers and entrepreneurs manage their ideas and bring them to life. Join Anj’s upcoming program and unlock the potential of your ideas. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow your creativity and productivity.

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What to track in your business as a freelancer

What to track in your business as a freelancer

Discover the key metrics that freelancers should track in their business, from discovery calls and coaching clients to social media following and podcast size. Learn how tracking these metrics can help improve your marketing and overall business success. Join the conversation in The Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group or leave a comment on YouTube. Don’t miss out on this valuable insight for freelancers!

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Set Quarter Two Goals

5 Questions to Ask Before You Set Quarter Two Goals

In this podcast, Emma discusses five important questions to review and reflect on Quarter One of 2024. The questions focus on identifying wins, learning from experiences, tracking business statistics, evaluating expenses, and clearing out unnecessary tasks. By answering these questions, freelancers can set themselves up for a successful and productive Quarter Two.

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Pitch Tips

Pitch Tips

Organise a ‘drop-in’ session in a coffee shop, where people can get 10-15 minute consultations, in exchange for the price of a coffee.
Find a Twitter chat for your area or industry and get involved!
Jump on Instagram Stories and record an introduction story to add to your Highlights.
Share a testimonial on your social media channels.
Ask for testimonials from clients, either with an e-mail template or through LinkedIn.
Update your Google My Business listing, and download the My Business app to update it regularly.
Ask your clients to review your business on Google My Business.
Share a ‘thought-leadership’ post on LinkedIn. More eyes on your content, more eyes on your profile!
Make a note of all the promotion days in the Facebook groups you’re in, and create an eye-catching graphic or photo for them.
Offer to add clients to a monthly newsletter where you update on news relevant to them (and the services you have that can help them with it!).
Offer clients and past clients a referral bonus. This could be a £10 Amazon card, a complimentary hour of your services or a small % off their next invoice.
Pitch yourself to podcasts as a guest.
Write a list of 10 companies you’d love to work with, and follow them on social media. Interact! Build a relationship. Then pitch.
Follow the #journorequest on Twitter for PR opportunities.

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