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Bookworm Alert: Best Entrepreneur Reads as Recommended by coLabbers

  via GIPHY As a freelancer, solopreneur, or startup founder, one of your core responsibilities is continually learning new and exciting things about how to take your business to the next level. The moment you stop learning is the moment you stop growing and the moment your business starts to decline. And as cheesy as […]

Bland to Brand: Closing the Deal – How to Move Potential Clients from “I Don’t Know” to “Heck Yes!”

  Whether you’re a freelancer or startup founder, sales are key to your business’ success. It doesn’t matter whether your product or service is the best on the planet if you can’t successfully convince people to do business with you. That’s why the #1 thing that determines whether freelancers & startup founders succeed or fail…is […]

Growing Your Startup: Attracting New Talent in a Competitive Market

The thing about being a startup founder is that your business inevitably starts to grow, which means at some point you have to start hiring (or keep hiring) in order to handle your ever-increasing workload and capitalize on new opportunities. But in competitive markets where there’s a shortage of qualified talent, and where budget constraints […]

Stronger Together: Level Up Your Freelance Game with Strategic Partnerships

  Freelancing can often seem like a lonely path to walk. You against the world as you work alone on projects all day every day, trapped in (or perhaps enjoying) your Fortress of Solitude. But the great thing about being a freelancer is that it affords you a great deal of freedom and opportunity. And […]

Beating the December Slump: How to Fill Your Sales Pipeline & Stay Booked This Holiday Season

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: “It’s Black Friday today! There’s no point in looking for new clients until the New Year.” It’s often tempting to think that December is a dead month, that there’s no point in pitching your ideal clients because they’re going to be on vacation/ wrapping up work before going […]

Working Remotely and Getting Stuff Done: Advanced Productivity Hacks for Location-Independent Professionals

  When working remotely, the unstructured nature of your work environment can make it a struggle to get stuff done. Distractions like food, laundry, and television can throw your schedule into complete disarray, leading to rushed project work, unmet deadlines, a poor work-life balance, and more. There’s no shortage of challenges that can stop you […]