The world of networking is virtual now. No more bumping into people in the elevator, joining local festivals, or shaking hundreds of hands at conventions. Networking with other professionals and potential customers is still as important as ever as we accept the new normal (and learn finally to unmute ourselves before speaking). While virtual networking … Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Adapt to Virtual Networking
Upwork and Fiverr ultimately do the same thing - provide a platform to hire and/or get hired as a freelancer. And as an eco-friendly business or freelancer, you might have considered using the platforms before. But is Upwork or Fiverr good for eco-conscious business? If so, which one is better? Do either have any eco … Continue reading Upwork Versus Fiverr for Eco Businesses
Why are freelancers being hired at higher rates during the pandemic? Flexibility. Millions of workers turned virtual, the economy more competitive, and the future is uncertain. So flexibility is key. If flexibility is key, then there’s no doubt that freelancers and temporary workers are the answer. Freelancing was already on the rise before the pandemic, … Continue reading Businesses Are Hiring Freelancers at Higher Rates, Here’s Why
The three words that can truly make an entrepreneur’s heart sink - “You’re too expensive.” It’s hard enough as a business owner to figure out HOW to charge, but determining WHAT to charge and HOW to stick to it is another ball-game. Especially when you’re a business who invests the time and money into creating … Continue reading What to Say when Your Client Says “You’re too Expensive”
As a business owner, you work hard to create something you know will help your customers. And when you’re running a small business, it’s tempting to take on design responsibilities yourself. I mean how hard can Canva be? There’s free logo makers right? I remember when I first started, I set aside an hour and … Continue reading 5 UK-Based Graphic Designers Perfect for Eco-Conscious Business
When the average person thinks of an “eco” business, they probably think of bamboo toothbrushes, tote bags, organic eye creams - or whatever else is trending on Pinterest these days. But digital businesses have an environmental footprint too. Businesses that are fully online or virtual (something that has become more and more commonplace) still have a … Continue reading 3 Low Cost Ways Your Digital Business Can Go Eco
The fear of overcoming social isolation was never a concern of mine when I started working from home full-time. Living in the heart of Austin, Texas, there were a plethora of coffee shops, parks, and co-working spaces within a few miles that I could rotate working as I pleased. Working in the right public spaces … Continue reading 4 Tactics I Used To Overcome Social Isolation As An Extroverted Freelancer
Psychology is a science you can inject into your pricing strategy. But are some of these strategies really ethical? Read more here.
It’s not breaking news anymore - the world is changing. The pandemic is just one example of the challenges of our current times. We’re facing issues of a deteriorating environment, growing political divides, rapid technology changes, and social movements of the likes we haven’t seen in decades. But as business owners, we all know the … Continue reading What your Small Business Can Learn From Green Businesses that Pivoted like a Boss During the Pandemic
You can't ignore that men are starting to embrace the power of shopping, even in the eco space. Here's how to attract them.