12 Tips for Successful
Freelancing
Hello, I’m
Miles.




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke   www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
I’ve just
written a
book.
Here are just twelve of the
tips from it...




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke   www.pri...
Research
Spend quality time researching
your proposed business-
it’s more than a five
minute web surf.




12 Tips for Free...
Grow your Network
Value family and friends’
support, and meet new
people all of the time.




12 Tips for Freelancing // M...
Budget
Save for a rainy day rather
than spend every cent
as it comes in.




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke   www....
Embrace Selling
Enjoy the sales challenge-
it’s easier than you think!




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke   www.pr...
Get Organised
Keep your workspace tidy and
plan ahead (long- and
short- term).




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke ...
Control Stress
Remain calm and work through
issues to avoid early burnout.




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke   ww...
Be Passionate
Love your work! You should
enjoy what you do for a living.




12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke   www....
Value your Health
Bad health stops you from
working. Take time to
exercise and maintain a
nutritious diet.




12 Tips for...
Satisfy Customers
Don’t do average work-
exceed their
expectations and
make them
need you.




12 Tips for Freelancing // ...
Maintain Cashflow
It’s what is in the bank
that counts, not what
you are billing-
understand the
difference.




12 Tips fo...
Achieve a Work/Life
Balance
Your life should be more
than work-maintain a
good balance for
health and success.




12 Tips...
Continually Learn
Keep acquiring new skills and
knowledge, every week. Let
it slip and you could be
left behind.




12 Ti...
Believe you can be
successful!
Dive on in! With planning and
persistence (and my book!),
you can be a success at
freelanci...
Related Links
www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
www.twitter.com/posf

www.milesburke.com.au
www.twitter.com/milesb...
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12 Tips for Successful Freelancing

  1. 1. 12 Tips for Successful Freelancing
  2. 2. Hello, I’m Miles. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 7. Embrace Selling Enjoy the sales challenge- it’s easier than you think! 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  8. 8. Get Organised Keep your workspace tidy and plan ahead (long- and short- term). 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  9. 9. Control Stress Remain calm and work through issues to avoid early burnout. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  10. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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