Freelance Friday 031 – Nov 9 2018

This week the big thing is that my next book The Freelancer’s Guide to Getting Started is available for preorder. Get it now because the price is going up once it launches on November 27th. If you want to make sure you have your freelance business heading out the gate on the right foot, this […]

There is so much good reading outside of self-improvement

Today we’re departing a bit from a full book review because not all books are suited specifically to a review. Some of them are just fun, or informational. They provide little direction to evaluate and communicate. We’re going to look at a bunch of books I’ve read in the last year that I’ve enjoyed for […]

My iOS video workflow on The Sweet Setup

You know I’m iOS first because I’ve said it a few times. Many of you have asked how I do it so I’ve been writing about it. Today you can read about how I shoot and edit videos with LumaFusion on my iPad Pro over on The Sweet Setup.

Some Marketing That Has Worked for Me

In a few weeks, Jason Resnick and I are going to be leading a workshop called Stop the Cycle. We’ll be talking about the marketing that’s worked for us and how to take control of your time so that you don’t miss your marketing activities. Since Jason is going to lead the marketing talk, I […]

Dealing with zip files in iOS

One of the things I get to do as I develop websites on iOS is deal with .zip files. I download plugins for WordPress and need to uncompressed them to upload to a client site. I need to grab a folder of files and compress them for a client so they have a copy of […]

On Sketchnotes from Alpha Efficiency

So about Sketchnoting: I like to call sketchnotes notes plus because they’re just like the notes you take now, with drawings, icons, and lettering added for emphasis. The addition of visual elements help you remember ideas more clearly and make note-taking more fun. Sketchnoting is all about being in the moment and relying on your […]

Getting your business to stand out

Jeff Brown has a great podcast on standing out. I use one of these strategies to serve his book group well by participating extensively in it. I’ve even produced audio reviews for member only. What are you doing to stand out?

Paper doesn’t just have to be words

Jamie Todd Rubin on Journals: One thing I love about these journals is that they are multimedia. Read the post about the British diarist made me realize that what I put into the journal doesn’t have to be exclusively writing. So there are many pages with photos I’ve taken, pasted in. I realized this week […]

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