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Inspiration, advice, and random thoughts from a remote freelancer.

Recognising Bad Clients

September 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you start freelancing, you’re excited about signing each and every single client. You’re growing your business! It’s a thrill every time. Even now, after 2.5 years of working freelance, I’m still stoked about the chance to work with someone new. However, sooner or later, you’ll come across your first Bad Client. They’re the type …

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Where I Found My Clients

Where I Found My Clients

September 18, 2018

It’s one of the most frequently asked questions: ‘Where will I find my clients?’ There are plenty of ways to grow your client base, both for starters and experienced freelancers, but I decided to go over all my current clients to show where they came from. I believe there’s an important lesson to learn from […]

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Pricing Strategies for Freelancers

Pricing Strategies For Freelancers

September 15, 2018

‘Where do I find my clients?’ is probably the question I hear most often about starting as a freelancer. The second must be ‘How much do I charge them?’ Finding clients has never been a big issue for me. The answer is simple: ‘everywhere’. But deciding on your prices, that’s a whole other ball game. […]

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My Story – 2018

March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018. In January 2016, I shared a very personal story about why I made the switch to a freelance career, but more so, it was about a motto that I lived by since I was a teenager: ‘The only thing that matters, is being truly happy.’ I gave a little update on that […]

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How can you upsell to existing clients as a freelancer?

Upselling to Existing Clients

March 14, 2018

Let’s say you decide you want to make more money. Maybe you lost a client and need to fill that financial gap, or maybe you decided you want to buy something expensive and want to save a bit quicker. One way is, of course, looking for new clients, but have you thought about upselling to existing […]

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Interview: How To Start Freelancing?

March 8, 2018

Yesterday was a very exciting day for me, because I was live interviewed in a huge Facebook group. This Facebook group, the Digital Nomad Girl Community has currently close to 16,000 members and is very active and engaged, so you can understand this was a big deal for me.  Not only was it a big […]

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Personal branding for freelancers

On Being An Expert & Personal Branding

March 6, 2018

What would it be like to be an expert? People would come up to you for advice and be happy to pay for it. Whether it would be for a one-on-one consult, buying your book or purchasing a ticket to your course; if you’re an expert, you can make a living. But how do you […]

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How much money do I need to start as a digital nomad

How Much Money Do I Need To Start As A Digital Nomad?

March 4, 2018

One of the first questions people have when they start thinking about becoming a location independent freelancer is ‘How much money do I need to start as a digital nomad?’ Well, you can simply calculate that answer! When you sum it up in your head, you might feel overwhelmed, but when you break it down, […]

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Digital nomads and coliving

Digital Nomads & Co-Living

March 1, 2018

Co-living is something most people wouldn’t consider after they leave college. Sharing everything with others? Little privacy? If you make enough money to live on your own, why would you not? But as a solo travelling digital nomad, I’d choose co-living over a hotel anytime.  I enjoy travelling with others, but I’d have to admit […]

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My Story – 2017

March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017. It’s unbelievable how fast a year can go by. Exactly one year ago I wrote the previous text and now, 12 months later, I feel like I’m on the right path. With the previous post, I had just earned my first $1000.00 online and I was still working as a waitress to […]

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My Story – 2016

March 27, 2016

When I started this journey back in early 2016, and thought of the name ‘The Travelling Freelancer’, I wasn’t really sure yet what I wanted to do with it, but I knew I had a story to share. This is the original story from the very first The Travelling Freelancer website. My Story Everyone has […]

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