#FREECON

Freelance Conference Blog

Where our team and external contributing writers pool our freelancing experience as well as document conference and industry updates. 

Freelancers Guide to #FREECON19

Every year, more freelancers attend #FREECON. This is our fifth year and we’re excited to see it will be no exception. The way business is done is changing and we are leading the way, #FREECON provides business-skill specific programming to help attendees navigate the...

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What is #FREECON Really Like?

It was September 2017. I remember it fondly. It was my first time visiting Austin, and my first time attending #FREECON. Wait. #FREECON. Who knew there was a national freelance conference? I certainly didn’t. Until I randomly came across the account on Twitter. Why...

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My #1 Success Tool

I've run freelance businesses since 1992 ... and I LOVE to try out new tech tools for my business (maybe a little too much)! Although I have put together a pretty impressive technology stack that manages a lot of my business, I still wouldn't say any of the attributes...

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How to squash scope creep

It’s important to remember that most clients don’t intentionally try to scam more work or more hours. Many clients have something come up they genuinely didn’t foresee and decide to add it in during the project.

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5 tips for a high-converting freelance portfolio

If your portfolio is outdated, in disrepair, “under construction,” or completely non-existent, it’s time to fix it.  And even if you have a decent portfolio, there’s still a lot you can get out of today’s post, by ensuring your site is optimized for conversions (turning site visitors into paying clients).

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