Events in a Flash: How to Promote an Event in Ten Minutes

In your business you’ve got regular, ongoing content that can be posted for general consumption – like blogs, articles, ebooks, and that kind of thing. But sometimes you want more: You want more interaction You want more effective positioning You want more promotion You want more of your personality injected into your relationships You want […]

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Self-Directed Project Management in Ten Minutes a Day

Posted by on November 11, 2010 in: Project Management, Tips in 10

In the past, I’ve shown you a project management system I use based on an Excel spreadsheet. It is a really valuable system to help me stay on top of what is going on in all of the different projects I have running. I’m glad to hear that some of you have been using it […]

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Choosing the Right Freelancer or Contractor

You need to get work done but you can’t do it all by yourself. The busier your business gets, the more you need to do and the less time you have to do it in! That’s when you turn to professionals like freelancers and contractors to help you out. I’ve recommended sites like Guru and […]

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Manage Your Receivables like a Rock Star – Part 1: Set-Up

Extending credit to your customers can be good for business. Without the opportunity to “buy now and pay later”, you’ll need to run a business where you require payment up-front in order to complete the transaction. That might work for some businesses but not for all businesses. And chances are, it may not work for […]

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The Antidote

I coach a client who is a freelancer. He’s generally productive and looking at different strategies to grow his small business. In a conversation a couple of weeks ago he mentioned that he had just spent an hour browsing through a website that collected and posted complaints that freelancers have about their clients. He related […]

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Weekend Reading: My fav’s from this week: 1/08/10

Posted by on January 8, 2010 in: Weekend Reading

How to Get More Comments on Your Blog 8 Things to Avoid When Building a Community 10 Simple Ways to Feel Alive The Power Of A Post Setting the tone for the year ahead Sherlock Holmes on Copywriting A Freelancer’s Guide to Dealing with Difficult People Learn SEO from Your Spouse Read more of my favorite […]

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The Metrics of Social Media

A friend of mine is a freelancer and he is a self-confessed tyrant of metrics. He analyzes the proposals he sends out and monitors how many people call him as a result. He analyzes every action in his sales process and has goals and can tell me at the end of the day how close […]

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