Freelance links: Impostor syndrome, clients, and entrepreneurship

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freelance linksDeadline and invoicing day, so this is going to be a speedy one. As a follow-up to last week’s post on freelance creatives and impostor syndrome, the first of today’s freelance links is from another freelancer who’d gotten the same sense that chatter on the topic had increased: In “Imposter syndrome and editing,” Katherine Trail suggests using a “win jar” to boost spirits or dispel moments of doubt. I’ve got a bulletin board that serves the same purpose: When a freelance client pays me a compliment, I print it out and tack it up. [Read more…]

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Marketing webinar for freelancers

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Upcoming WebinarsUPDATE 8-26: Please note, the Sept. 14 freelance marketing Q&A webinar has been filled to capacity. Based on demand, we’ll conduct another session later in fall 2015. Please add yourself to the notification list here, and we’ll contact you with the details when they’re announced. Thanks for your interest!

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When it comes to my own education on topics from sales to social media, I’m a big fan of the webinar format, which is why I’m pleased to announce the first Dr. Freelance marketing webinar for freelancers: “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Freelance Marketing…But Were Afraid To Ask.” [Read more…]

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3 ideas beyond the freelance echo chamber

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I enjoy freelancing blogs as much as anyone—a few of my regular haunts can be found in the blogroll. But while it’s comfortable and occasionally comforting to read, as Orwell’s Winston Smith would have it, “the things we already know,” it’s three items well outside the freelance echo chamber that I present for consideration today. [Read more…]

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