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How Do You Go From Freelancer to
Entrepreneur?	
  
By Amanda Watts
www.clientsinabundance.com
Are you a Freelancer or an E...
Remember these points if you are a freelancer:
• Freelancing is a great way to earn a wage, but that is all it will ever d...
If you are an Entrepreneur, or a freelancer who wants to become an
entrepreneur, get in touch and ask me about my Empower ...
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How Do You Go From Freelancer To Entrepreneur

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What is the difference between being a freelancer and an entrepreneur? If you are a freelancer you still work for somebody else. Don't you want more?

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How Do You Go From Freelancer To Entrepreneur

  1. 1. How Do You Go From Freelancer to Entrepreneur?   By Amanda Watts www.clientsinabundance.com Are you a Freelancer or an Entrepreneur? Something happened to my marketing business this month, actually a seismic shift towards growth happened to my marketing business, let me tell you about it… I met with a web designer who wanted to discuss outsourcing his client’s social media through Kennedy PR & Marketing. Whilst in the meeting it became clear that I could help him with so much more than the social media, and that he needed a marketeer to supply marketing consultancy for his clients. We met in his offices in Westerham, Kent, little over 10 minutes drive from my home in Surrey, and, after a period of time I found myself getting talked into freelancing for him. Working through his company, working for his clients but under his business name, as a part time freelancer to his business. This is known by many as white labeling. I was uneasy with this and, although I left with the guarantee of more work, my gut told me something was wrong. I didn’t enjoy the meeting and was not enthusiastic about this partnership. Why was I not happy about this marketing partnership? Because it wasn’t a marketing partnership, I would be going back into a situation where I would be told what to do, and not be able to let my 20 years experience help his clients, as my hands would be tied. Don’t get me wrong, five years ago I would have been more than happy to be a freelancer. I often worked with other companies freelancing for them, but for the past year and a half I have shifted from this, and felt that this meeting was just like the old days. It brought back memories of having my copywriting checked and ripped to pieces, purely because of a difference of opinion and not because of fault.  
  2. 2. Remember these points if you are a freelancer: • Freelancing is a great way to earn a wage, but that is all it will ever do, earn a wage. • Freelancing means you are not able to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and let your business grow as your ideas flow. • Freelancing means you are not able to work the hours you want to work, as you have to answer to more than just the customer, you also have to answer to the middle man and do as they ask. • Freelancing means everything you do will be scrutinised, and will more often than not knock your confidence more than empower you. I know because that is what happened to me when I was freelance copywriting. I let one man tell me that he didn’t like my writing and I was devastated. I rewrote a document so many times that in the end I just admitted defeat. This was not at all empowering! In fact, the complete opposite. Take Action Now – Step Up and Stand Up Just like when you decided to freelance rather than work as an employee, I urge you now to take the next step and become a business owner. An entrepreneur. Step out from behind the businesses you have been freelancing for and be proud of what you know, and what you offer customers. Have your own name, your own products, your own method and your own IP. If you have confidence in yourself, your business model and provide value, you will see customers come flooding towards you. By the way… I turned down the freelancing job, I have worked with web designers and SEO people before on a white label contract and I have felt trapped and limited. Being a freelancer limits growth. So where does this leave Kennedy PR & Marketing? Or more to the point, where does this leave Amanda Kennedy? This week saw the end of my freelancing, and truly confirmed I was a Global Small Business with clients all over the world. Something I could be very proud of and not feel as if I had to accept every job offered to me. I feel empowered; there is nothing as powerful as saying no to a potential client. Follow your gut instincts, as they are there for a reason. Follow your heart, your passions and your dreams. Anybody can be a global small business… yes that means you too… Are you a freelancer, or a business owner (Entrepreneur)? Do you think there is a difference?
  3. 3. If you are an Entrepreneur, or a freelancer who wants to become an entrepreneur, get in touch and ask me about my Empower Marketing Programme. I can teach you in six months what it has taken me 20 years to learn. On top of that with the Empower Marketing Method you wont have to make the mistakes and waste the time that I did – I have already tried those and eliminated them for you Amanda is a Client Attraction Expert. She specialising in working with health, wellness and fitness professionals who need to market their business effectively to get more clients and make more money - but without working 70 hours a week. What separates the Clients In Abundance service from other business coaches is that she ONLY works with the health, wellness and fitness industry and ONLY specialises in getting more clients and making more money, but without getting burnt out. Because of this, Amanda's clients receive proven, undiluted, and extremely specific step-by-step information on exactly that they need to do to get more clients. As a result, those who coach with her get more clients, make more money and have more free time than they would doing this on their own.

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