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Compete with Large Businesses

You have plenty to offer that large companies aren’t ready to provide, and you distinguish yourself by using a few helpful strategies. Begin with these steps: Pursue your niche. Big companies try to do everything, you should do the opposite. Think about what your ideal customer needs and focus your services to fill those needs, and you will land more work from clients. Get personal. As a freelancer you can directly address your clients’ needs from the beginning of the project to establish long-term trust and loyalty. Show flexibly. Most clients choose to hire freelancers because they are felixaeble expert professionals. Tailor your service scope and price based on each project. Build a reliable network. Word of mouth recommendation is...

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Start with Why: Simon Sinek Ted Talk

Most businesses think of what their product is, how they’re going to make it, and lastly, why people would buy it. Successful businesses start with why. This Ted talk by Simon Sinek, will help you think the way inspirational leaders and successful business owners do. Click the link below to watch it: https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en#t-251848 ...

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Think BIG for Your Small Business

Your business may be small, but it is big enough to experiment, break rules and innovate. Don’t stand in your own way; be brave enough to create new possibilities.Teamup Team How? These steps will help: Look forward. Think about your future; what is problem is your business solving, how has it changed? Having a problem to solve will drive your business, and keeping the big picture in mind will help you focus and not worry about small details. Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist (Picasso said that). Having the knowledge about what you are doing will help you make better decisions. Knowing the basics will help you break rules and create something new.Think big,...

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Learn with Skillshare

Developing a passion for learning is the surest way to grow and evolve as a business. We have a great resource for to help you with that: skillshare.com Skillshare is a website thousands of online classes in business, design, technology and lifestyle. You can create a basic account and watch some classes for free! Keep an eye out for ‘original skillshare classes’, as those tend to have the best content quality. We recommend the ‘freelance classes’ under the business category. ...

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Grow as a Solo-entrepreneur

Growing your business into a successful brand is a full-time job. It will take time, there’s no way out of it. However, you can make things easier for yourself by: It will take time, there’s no way out of it. However, you can make things easier for yourself by: Starting the day with a plan. Mark important deadlines & due dates in a synced calendar, and make a list of everything you need to do for the day.Automating the little things. This will save time, so you can focus on more important things, because you can’t do everything at once.Getting connected. Grow your business’s awareness and your network by attending events, workshops, and pop-ups that are relevant to your business.Broadcasting. Start by...

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Get Your Freelance Certificate

We believe in empowering the freelance community by helping them operate as professional business owners. For freelancers in Saudi Arabia, the first step is to obtain an official freelance license and register in GOSI. How? Simply follow these steps: Go to this link - https://freelance.910ths.sa Create a new account, then click ‘issue certificate’Choose your field from the list, and submit proof of freelance workView and print your certificate. يتم اصدار الشهادة بشكل فوري من خلال البوابة بعد التقديم على الشهادة: الدخول على موقع البوابةانشاء حساب جديد، ومن ثم الضغط على أيقونة إصدار الشهادةاختيار مجال العمل المناسب من قائمة المهن المتاحة، وإرفاق مايثبت القيام بالعمل الحرعرض الشهادة وطباعتها ...

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Start Thinking Like A Business-owner

Pursuing your passion on your own terms is what freelancing is all about, right? Yes… And no.  Your passion drives you to work, but passion alone is not enough to sustain your business. You need entrepreneurship skills to help you manage your business successfully.Teamup Team Start by thinking of yourself as an ‘owner’ who runs his/her freelancing business. This simple perspective shift will help you make better decisions. And remember: Don’t be discouraged by fear. It’s easy to fall into self-doubt, but keep creating and working on projects. The more your work, the more experienced you’ll be, and the more confident you’ll feel.Let your confidence guide you. Stepping into the role of business owner will make you think differently, and that will give...

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Landing a Full-time Freelance Contract

The best thing to help you succeed as a freelancer or business owner is to maintain a steady income. One way to do that is by landing a full-time contract/ long-term commission.  So, when you get a full-time contract opportunity, remember these tips from Scout Books to land that job: Re-read the requirements more than once. You will notice more details the recruiter wants you to pay attention to.When applying, always present your best self, giving the hiring manager as few reasons to say no as possible. Update your resume, and include a well written cover letter. Show that you can work well within a team. Companies want to know to know if you will be a good fit.Highlight relevant special skills, and list...

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