Around the world in 347 days : Lessons learned from a year of travel

Around the world in 347 days : Lessons learned from a year of travel

This week I returned to the United States after 347 days of traveling abroad.

In this year long trip, my girlfriend and I visited 13 countries and had an experience unlike anything I could have ever imagined.

My goal with this post is to share with you a bit of our experiences, and lessons learned from our lap around the world.

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The most underutilized method of acquiring new clients

The most underutilized method of acquiring new clients

Direct outreach includes e-mail prospecting, sending letters in the mail, etc.

Many don't believe direct outreach works. They are inundated with spammy requests all day and thus, they think all direct outreach is spammy.

But the truth is, direct outreach is an effective method of acquiring new work and it doesn't have to be spammy. 

Personally, direct outreach has lead to 30% of my income this year. 

My goal with this post is to share with you a few methods on utilizing direct outreach to grow your freelancing business.

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16 ways to win new freelance clients

16 ways to win new freelance clients

One of the most common questions I get from aspiring freelancers is “How do you get your clients?”

When asked this question, I never quite have a perfect answer because the truth is that my work comes from many different places.

There are tons of ways to get new clients, although below I have included a list of 16 tactics that have landed me clients.

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The Freelancers Guide to Online Marketing

The Freelancers Guide to Online Marketing

Many people get completely overwhelmed when they try to learn online marketing.

The truth is, online marketing for freelancers is extremely simple. 

In this post, I am going to teach you a simple online marketing strategy that will generate an endless supply of new leads. 

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3 must read resources for aspiring world travelers

3 must read resources for aspiring world travelers

There is a lot of talk these days about building a career or company that you can run from anywhere.

The idea of designing your life so that you can travel now, instead of waiting for years until you retire is quite an appealing one. 

Yet many people completely overcomplicate the matter.

It is easier than you think and in this post I share three resources that helped get me in the mindset .

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5 surprising truths about working remotely

5 surprising truths about working remotely

Since making the jump to working remotely, a lot of people have been asking me questions about what it is like, and how it actually works.

They all have the same fears of getting work, communication and wondering if they can realistically make the jump. 

My goal with this post is to share with you some surprising realities about what working remotely is actually like. 

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