[Event] Want to hang with your freelance peeps? Join me at #FreeCon in Austin.

  I’m super excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at #FREECON19!  This action packed, 3-day conference is happening October 27-29th in sunny Au...

How to grow when you hit a plateau

Have you hit a plateau in your creative business? If so, you're not alone.  That's one of the most interesting findings from  The Career Freelanc...

The Harvard Business Review on Freelancing?

Wow, freelancing has come a long way! I was amazed to see this article, How to Become a Successful Freelancer, by Amy Gallo featured on the Harvar...

Creative Introverts: Go to Summer Camp in August

Here’s a guest post from Cat Neligan, a web designer in England who invited me to be one of the “expert counselors” in her online “summer camp,” G...

“Your Self Promotion is Not About You” — What This Really Means

I know it sounds like a contradiction, but trust me when I say that effective marketing isn’t about you. It’s about them — your ideal clients. Her...

5 Valuable Marketing Tips That Will Make You A Smarter Marketer

When I ask people what marketing tools they use, so many say, “word of mouth,” which makes my blood boil (ok, that may be a little dramatic!) beca...

How to figure out what to charge

In the latest podcast, Ilise Benun of Marketing-Mentor.com chats with Steve Maurer, a copywriter in the vertical B2B Industrial Manufacturing nic...