Email marketing is key to keeping your business in the back (or front) of your clients’ brains, so that when they need your services they will immediately respond back and say YES!Read More
You created your freelance business after years of experience in your field. You launched it, and shared the good news with friends, family and prospective clients. You researched the best clients for your business and learned the mediums, forums and networks where you can connect with those people.
Now, it’s time to delve into how you’re going to Grow your business.Read More
Social media offers a wealth of possibilities when it comes to marketing but ultimately, nothing beats the face-to-face opportunity to share your message and ask for what you need.Read More
In this blog, I’m talking about how to launch a business as a Freelancer.
The first thing is to know exactly what you want to do, what expertise you have and who your ideal client is. The most specific your client type is, the easier time you’ll have of connecting with them. If it’s simply “business owners in a 50-mile radiance of my home”, that can too broad.Read More
What does location mean to you, in the city where you work or freelance?Read More
What works about networking are the relationships you build with other entrepreneurs and I would say that one of the strongest benchmarks of being in business in Rapid City, is the value that we place on those relationships. There are many business networks in our region, because of this. And I have seen business owners maximize their connections and their business growth, through building those relationships.Read More
And it’s easy to get nostalgic about a place like Detroit, the place where I grew up, the place where I developed my consciousness. I grew up in a place where people of all races, religions and ethnicities shared neighborhoods and schools and commutes. A place where ‘can-do’ may as well have been invented. A place where we always felt we were creating the future, and likely were.Read More
Part of my winter phobia stems, of all things, from reading Stephen King’s ‘The Shining’ and that foreboding feeling as the Torrance Family watches the winter close around them. I suppose if I were staying in a mountain retreat somewhere, with a fully stocked kitchen and no need to venture onto the roads, and (of course) if it weren’t also a haunted retreat, I’d probably love that feeling of isolation. Like Jack Torrance, I’d view it as a perfect opportunity to focus on my personal writing.Read More
I want to first tell you that I am not complaining!
I love being a freelancer. After all, it begins with the word FREE…Read More
There is always going to be give-and-take in business ownership, particularly when you are the (currently) sole employee. It's not just about carving out meaningful time, for relaxation and meditation. It's about not feeling overcommitted - even when those committments are creating great professional opportunities.Read More
In case you were wondering why my professional blog is in the page marked ‘Family & Friends’…Read More
Dear Friends & Family:
2016 and 2017 brought enormous changes for myself both personally and professionally.
I launched Evergreen Script Services at the very end of 2015 and began to grow my business, over the next year.
I started by simply offering freelance writing services - from resume's and professional bio's to social media management. By 2017, I had grown my business substantially and was expecting a modest increase in revenues.
But a funny thing began to happen...Read More