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3 Ways to Find your First Freelance Clients

June 23, 2017
aleia walker, freelance , freelance clients

How in the heck do you find your first clients? This is the question that runs the mind of every prospective freelancer. Freelancing has a lot of scary parts – legalization, taxes, accounting, etc. but on the top of the list is always how do I find (and maintain) clients to support my business. Well, […]

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Freelance

This is My Story

May 3, 2017
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I’ve told bits and pieces of my story the past year or so but never from start to finish in one place. So today, I’ll do that. Warning, this is long. Very long. Stick with me. I graduated college in 2011. The market was really strapped – there were no career jobs for new grads. […]

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What is the Freelance Plan?

May 2, 2017

So. I’m obsessed with Instagram Stories. I love sharing daily freelance tips so much that I gorget I sound like Alvin the chipmunk. Mostly, because I’m obsessed with video. I work alone from home so sometimes I just need to see and hear people live and in living color. I need video to make up for […]

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5 Ways a Freelance Mentor Can Save you Time

April 26, 2017
freelance | freelance plan | freelance mentor | save time | making a plan | quitting your day job | pivot | switching careers | new careers | Aleia Walker

There is this idea that DIYing everything can save you money. That idea is a farce. Because time is money. The time you spend researching and DIYing that thing you’re barely good at and know little about costs you time you could be spending on things that make you money. That time that you as […]

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Automate your Biz on a Budget

April 24, 2017
automate | biz | automate your biz | automation | convertkit | convertkit marketing | convertkit automation | client onboarding | client management | honeybook

Automate. It’s this fancy word thought to only apply to people with high end fancy businesses. There’s this idea that DIY is King and Queen in the early days and that doing it yourself is always going to be a better option that outsourcing. That’s not true. Hiring out is a way to get your […]

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