Archive for “Efficiency” Category

Why Innovation is Key to a Freelancer’s Success

It’s becoming ever more important for freelancers to embrace innovation. There are no two ways about it. With so many freelance professionals, competition is fierce and the need to stand out is increasingly imperative. This is the same regardless of which freelancing sector you’re in.  According to employment statistics, there are over 62 million freelancers […]
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How to Reinvest Earnings to Successfully Grow Your Freelancing Business

Starting a new freelancing business is hard work. For many it can also be a worrying time financially. Whether you’re a fresh graduate or you’re leaving a disliked salaried job, it’s a bit of a jump into the unknown. However, compared to setting up other types of businesses, forging a freelancing career is relatively inexpensive. […]
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7 Bad Financial Habits Common Among Freelancers

For freelancers, bad financial habits can be the difference between success and failure. From client invoicing procedures and bookkeeping to savings, long-term planning, and overspending, a freelancer’s financial habits heavily influence the course of a self-employed career. Repeating the same mistakes hampers growth while learning and adapting can result in quick improvements in both income […]
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10 New Year’s Resolutions Every Freelancer Should Maintain

The beginning of a new year brings renowned hope and optimism for many freelancers and small business owners. There’s something about a fresh year that is invigorating. It’s the time when many people make New Year’s resolutions, filled with good intentions, and genuinely try to stick to them. Unfortunately, some studies suggest up to 80 […]
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6 Ways Great Invoicing Software Builds Client Confidence

Client confidence is everything when providing services to clients. From the billed work itself to your communication processes and invoicing procedures, every touchpoint needs to work seamlessly towards creating a favorable impression. You can be excellent in whatever it is you do but failure to maintain strong client relations can create fractious feelings and break […]
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Emotional Intelligence & Solopreneurs

Solopreneurs are usually intelligent people. Many have above average IQs. Creating a successful business requires intelligence, creativity, insight, and copious amounts of logic. However, a high IQ alone is not necessarily a marker for success. The most successful solopreneurs have something else – a high emotional intelligence (EQ). Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage […]
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Lessons from the World’s Most Successful People

Great business lessons provide freelancers and solopreneurs with both inspiration and guidance. Yet there are so many tips and tricks to be found online and in hundreds of different books. With so much information at our fingertips, some of which is conflicting, it’s difficult to know what to believe and who to follow. As with […]
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NINJA BOOKS REVIEW #1

Short & Sweet reviews of our favorite books for entrepreneurs. This weeks review: The Sales Acceleration Formula by Mark Roberge 3.8 out of 5 NINJA STARS: Best if you are about to scale up your team ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mark Roberge is Hubspot´s Chief Revenue Officer. When he joined Hubspot, it was a three-person software […]
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9 Ways to Effectively Automate Your Freelancing

As a freelancer, you’re running a business, and this entails more than just working with clients. There’s also self-marketing, sales, billing, and the many different facets of business management to juggle. With so many different things to do, it really is important you effectively automate your freelancing career as much as possible. Automation is key […]
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PieSync Integration Benefits Freelancers

For freelance professionals, there’s nothing more important than enjoying a smooth cash flow. Conflicting data, confusing updates, and muddled communications can have a negative impact on both workflow and the resulting payment times. That’s why at Invoice Ninja we recently integrated with PieSync, a cloud-based two-way data synchronization platform. PieSync allows you to create deep […]
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