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    Here's where most freelancers f*ck up

    They rely on applying to job postings to generate 100% of their revenue. If you're an early-stage freelancer, or even a veteran struggling to reach a level of comfort and stability in your work... this one's for you. Are freelance job postings bad? Absolutely not. If

    Here's where most freelancers f*ck up
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    3 Lessons I Learned From a 10-minute Phone Call with Gary Vee

    It was May 12th, 2016 at 3 p.m. Not a date of particular meaning for most people—but I watched the seconds tick by, more nervous than I’d ever been for a phone call. Any moment now, Gary Vaynerchuk was going to call.

    3 Lessons I Learned From a 10-minute Phone Call with Gary Vee
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    How I 10x’d my Writing Speed with a Glass of Bourbon

    Hemingway used to say “write drunk, edit sober” so I thought I’d give it a shot (pun intended). I sat down with my Old Fashioned and started drafting a quick outline.

    How I 10x’d my Writing Speed with a Glass of Bourbon

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    Are you afraid of imperfection?

    Do you have a phobia of imperfection? Many entrepreneurs do, often driven by a desire to do things their way. But holding onto this mindset can limit your growth and success. To thrive in business, you must learn to let go, delegate, and work with others. Perfectionism might feel like

    Are you afraid of imperfection?
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    My Top 5 Lead Generation Tools

    These tools helped me scale my freelance writing business from a one-man operation to a full-blown content marketing agency with a team of eight freelance writers and marketers. Add these tools to your arsenal to start generating more leads for your business. Hubspot CRM If you're not already

    My Top 5 Lead Generation Tools
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    How satisfied are you with your work?

    Be honest—how satisfied are you with your work right now? When was the last time you took a step back to assess your level of job satisfaction? Whether you're self-employed or work full-time, it's essential to regularly check in with yourself to measure your well-being

    How satisfied are you with your work?