Freelancing Archives | Sarah Aboulhosn

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Hiring a Freelance Writer: What To Know Before Hiring

I’ve been on both sides of the table when it comes to hiring freelance writers. Before I transitioned into writing full time, I worked on marketing teams who hired freelance writers and even managed a staff of writers and editors. As a manager hiring a freelance writer, I made a lot of mistakes. I expected […]

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June 11, 2019

6 Easy Ways To Find Your Flow When Working Remotely

Let’s see if you can relate to this scenario. You wake up, set goals and intentions, and are ready to start the day. Then it’s time to get down to work and the decisions you have to make slowly eat away at that early morning momentum which turns into an afternoon of panic followed by […]

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May 30, 2019

5 Stupid Mistakes I Made My First Year Of Freelancing

Does anyone ever really know what they’re doing when they start working with clients? I didn’t. Still haven’t really figured it out. But I’ll tell you something. When things go wrong and you chalk it up to the learning curve, you start taking mental notes of all of the things you wish people had told […]

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August 4, 2018

Define your personal brand. Don’t let it define you.

In a time where social media rules everything around us, and the lack of an online presence might as well imply that you’re not a real person, a lot of entrepreneurs realize the importance of maintaining a personal brand online. You don’t have to be an influencer or a blogger to benefit from having a […]

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July 15, 2018

How To Choose The Right Platform For Your New Blog

So you decided you want to start a blog. You’ve got a killer niche that you’re passionate about. Tons of ideas for content and the perfect domain to encapsulate your brand. Now there’s just one little thing left to do. Building a beautiful website. There are a few options that have proven themselves as tried and […]

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June 26, 2018

Tackling Imposter Syndrome

At some point, we’ve all doubted ourselves. It’s what makes us human by nature. Once you go down that path, it’s easy to convince yourself that you’re not as good at things as you think you are. You might even believe that people around you are being conned by a fake sense of confidence that […]

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June 5, 2018

Want to Grow your Online Brand? Go offline.

Sounds counter-productive, right? Bear with me. Remember in the early 2000s when everyone was urging you to take your business online? It was hard to anticipate a day where websites and online marketing were no longer unique. Even elaborate sites with all of the bells and whistles still struggle to stand out in a sea of […]

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May 2, 2018

How To Get Freelance Clients With Cold Email

It’s the late afternoon and the email quota I’ve set for the day remains untouched. I got on board with the idea that I should be cold emailing about six months ago when I joined an online course that exclusively focused on outbound marketing tactics — something that still terrifies me to my core, hence why I’m […]

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April 4, 2018

How I Identify Potential Freelance Clients When I’m Out of Leads

It’s a process. I’ll preface this by saying that I’m not an expert. Just a person who has tried a lot of different techniques to try and find people willing to pay me money for my services. Some worked. Most of them didn’t. Throughout this process, even whenI’m not necessarily landing these clients for reasons out […]

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February 9, 2018