5 Millionaire freelancers share their best advice

5 Millionaire freelancers share their best advice

Here are some pieces of advice from five successful freelancers that will tell how to start, where to find best clients and how they made a leap to becoming their own bosses.


1. Ilise Benum- Marketing consultant, entrepreneur, and online educator at Marketing Mentor

Benun focuses on teaching creative professionals how to get better clients with bigger budgets. She now mentors, coaches, and sells marketing tools for entrepreneurs through her website.

According to her: “You can’t be everything to everyone. Focus is essential to success and builds your competence and self confidence.”


2. Preston Lee-Entrepreneur, blogger and freelance graphic designer Millo

He says, “My best clients always come from word-of-mouth marketing. It always required much less convincing up-front and had a level of trust built-in.”

But according to him, “Learning to value your work properly leads to huge amounts of success as a freelancer because it allows you to charge more, turn down jobs you’ll end up hating, and ultimately be more satisfied with the work you do.”


3. Paul Jarvis-Entrepreneur, best selling author and freelance designer at  PJRVS

He got started as a freelancer by accident. The day he quit his agency job, he started looking for other opportunities, but he received 3 or 4 calls from agency clients wanting to work with him wherever he landed next.

He shares, “I’ve never cold-called, put my services on job boards or marketplaces. It’s been 100% word of mouth and referrals since I started. My clients became my sales force.”


4. Michelle Schroeder-Personal finance blogger and freelance strategy consultant at Making Sense of Cents

Since 2011, she’s been using her MBA in finance to write content for finance-related websites. “Now that I’ve built a sizable audience, I earn a majority of my income through affiliate marketing, advertising space, and managing content for a few other websites,” Schroeder shares.


5. Brandon Seymour-content marketing, SEO, and conversion optimization consultant at Beymour

For the past couple of years, Seymour has been offering SEO, online reputation management, content marketing, and conversion rate optimization services to clients.

He Shares,”I’ve had the most luck through blogging for popular sites and getting featured in print publications One article in particular led to connections that brought in about $40,000 in revenue over the course of one year.”


Reference: https://www.forbes.com , Graphic Resources, S.L.


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