The Magic Wonderful Freelancer
“Now THAT was a good meeting!”
A single effective meeting can change the course of history for a company. Imagine if you could lead effective meetings EVERY DAY! You can, but it takes curiosity & practice. This article is a good place to start your journey to a more effective you.Read More
Never Respond to RFPs & Custom Proposal Requests
Y’all who work at normal 9-5 jobs don’t need to deal with the B.S. that is an RFP process (or rather you get paid to deal with it).
But us freelancers gotta deal with a whole big bag of schtuff when it comes to custom proposals.
Here’s my quick-and-dirty RFP filtering process that I use every time.
(It’s about a minute read.)
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Dumping Paper Checks 3x’d My Profit
21 Ideas To Create More Profit in Your Freelance Business
21 totally free ideas to create more profit freelance business. Nothing complex – just some common sense things you can do to turn your freelance business around today!Read More
Get Curious & Write Down Why You Work.
It’s easy to float through life and work reacting to things.
But if you want to get what you want out of life, you’ve first got to figure out what it is, exactly that you want to get.
Get it?Read More
Convert An Existing Service Into a Product
Products have boundaries and rules.
Humans understand products intuitively.
But humans don’t understand services.Read More
Dial In Your Niche
Freelancers & small businesses that get specific about their products and customers make more profits.Read More
Request For Proposals (RFPs) Are Awesome! (But NEVER Respond to One!)
“Toby, I just spent the last week responding to an RFP, and when they received my reply, they said they already chose someone else!” Eee Gads!!! Here’s a Table of Contents from a real RFP I received in my inbox today: Freelancers hate RFPs. HATE them. By my non-scientific estimates, RFPs cause freelancers over 10…Read More