How to ensure your clients pay their invoices on time

When you’re finally finished with a project, you’re ready to collect the final payment. But some clients never want to pay their invoices on time. While that may not be a big deal for someone working at a giant company with an accounts receivable department, as a freelancer, getting late payments can be crippling. Fighting

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#FREECON Launches FREELANCE BUSINESS WEEK!

The Freelance Conference, aka #FREECON, is launching a local version of the event into multiple cities this year starting with Miami, Austin and Corpus Christi, Texas (with Los Angeles set for spring of 2020). These events will be called FREELANCE BUSINESS WEEK (#FBW) followed by the city name, each city will have a local organization team

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5 ways to upsell your freelance clients & boost profit margin

Almost every freelancer goes through it: the dreaded feast/famine cycle at some point in their business lives. First, you start out telling your friends and family that you’re available for hire. Then comes the searching dozens of freelance jobs sites. You go to local networking events. You partner with local agencies. Finally (finally!) you scrape

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How to Gain New and Recurring Revenues

Provide Custom-Designed Digital Business Cards To Your Clients   Being a freelancer means many things:  The freedom to take on jobs as you see fit; work when and where you like; choose the clients you want to work with; ride the roller coaster of feast or famine business opportunities; and much, much more. As an

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Decent Health Insurance Option from Decent Health.

They did a great job in selecting a name for their health insurance company, Decent is designing a set of health insurance benefits designed specifically for the freelance business owner that launches April 1, 2019. And yes, they have a solution for how to switch when the time comes … here’s what they have to

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New Options in Health Insurance for Freelance Business Owners

Freelancers can now join professional associations to purchase health insurance, but options end soon. Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace opened Nov. 1 and ends Dec. 15. Plans take effect Jan. 1, 2019. The end-of-year scramble follows changes the U.S. Department of Labor finalized in June 2018 following a presidential order to

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“And What Do You Do?” Answering this Question the Right Way

One of the joys of freelancing is the control you have over who you take on as clients, how you present yourself, and more. One of the aggravations of freelancing is, well, the same stuff as the joys. In particular, many freelancers have a hard time describing what they do in a way that not

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Making Taxes Painless with Painless1099

Finding work, managing client expectations, and then finding the time to actually do the work that you got hired for – you’re no stranger to the laundry list of responsibilities that come with being a freelancer. You may even be privy to the changes in financial responsibilities that, because we are so used to having

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Looking Back on #FREECON 2017

#FREECON17 was by far the most interactive and engaging event to date … but the best surprise for us was the amount of people we met that came in from other states and countries! Yep, 60% of attendees for 2017 came to Austin from across the country as well as Amsterdam, Ukraine and Canada. What

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#FREECON Speaker, Luis Vazquez on Introverts Selling

Our founder, Emily Leach interviewed Luis Vazquez, to learn a little more about who he is, his journey into teaching introverts selling skills and his talk at #FREECON17 in September. Learn more at www.freelanceconference.com Luis shares how the key to success as an introvert is authenticity, knowing yourself and embracing the strength of being introverted.

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