Month: October 2016

5 Traits Shared By Successful Freelance Consultants

by on October 23, 2016

There are a lot of horror stories out there about freelancing. Freelancers are getting screwed over on websites like Upwork, they’re driving their prices lower when competing against others, and they’re investing hours into writing proposals — and only closing around 25% of those they pitch. I’ve been traveling lately, which means I’ve had plenty…

Double Your Freelancing Podcast, Episode 62: Meryl Johnston on Growing a Six-Figure Productized Service

by on October 17, 2016

My guest today is Meryl Johnston, founder of the international accounting agency Bean Ninjas. She has a background in accounting and began her first business as a consultant. She has grown her current business from the ground up and is now generating over $100,000 in recurring revenue through monthly productized bookkeeping services. We discuss her…