12 Tips for Successful Freelancing

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Twelve tips for freelance web designers, freelance web developers, or those considering freelancing from my book, The Principles of Successful Freelancing.

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12 Tips for Successful Freelancing

  1. 12 Tips for Successful Freelancing
  2. Hello, I’m Miles. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  3. I’ve just written a book. Here are just twelve of the tips from it... 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  4. Research Spend quality time researching your proposed business- it’s more than a five minute web surf. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  5. Grow your Network Value family and friends’ support, and meet new people all of the time. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  6. Budget Save for a rainy day rather than spend every cent as it comes in. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  7. Embrace Selling Enjoy the sales challenge- it’s easier than you think! 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  8. Get Organised Keep your workspace tidy and plan ahead (long- and short- term). 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  9. Control Stress Remain calm and work through issues to avoid early burnout. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  10. Be Passionate Love your work! You should enjoy what you do for a living. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  11. Value your Health Bad health stops you from working. Take time to exercise and maintain a nutritious diet. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  12. Satisfy Customers Don’t do average work- exceed their expectations and make them need you. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  13. Maintain Cashflow It’s what is in the bank that counts, not what you are billing- understand the difference. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  14. Achieve a Work/Life Balance Your life should be more than work-maintain a good balance for health and success. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  15. Continually Learn Keep acquiring new skills and knowledge, every week. Let it slip and you could be left behind. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  16. Believe you can be successful! Dive on in! With planning and persistence (and my book!), you can be a success at freelancing. Good luck... 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  17. Related Links www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com www.twitter.com/posf www.milesburke.com.au www.twitter.com/milesb 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com

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