Power up and grow your business

You’ve laid the foundation — now it’s time to grow your business. If you’re looking to move beyond the hourly billables and pave the way to making your solo venture a longterm success, these articles are for you!

In this section we cover everything from subcontracting, to recurring income, to scaling your business in to-the-point articles that will help you assemble the growth plan you need to achieve your specific career aspirations (and kick some serious tail in the process!).

Get New Clients With a Client Profile Strategy

Get New Clients With a Client Profile Strategy

Whether you’re a financial consultant or a session musician, your ability to consistently line up new work or bigger scopes of work is paramount to the success of your solo career. Defining your client profile is one of the best top-to-bottom strategies for attracting...

Independent Consulting Tools That Will Get You Cool Gigs

Independent Consulting Tools That Will Get You Cool Gigs

We’ve seen the dynamics of the working world change in a big way this past year. As more niche professionals graduate from the working world into the new horizons of the gig economy, they need more help navigating the complex nuances of the service market. This...

Get More Freelance Consulting Jobs By Saying “No”

Get More Freelance Consulting Jobs By Saying “No”

It sounds counter-intuitive, but the best way to win high quality clients and get more freelance consulting jobs is to try to convince them not to work with you. This thought flips the general psychology of business owners on its head. Usually when you talk to a...

The Ultimate Guide To Hiring Subcontractors

The Ultimate Guide To Hiring Subcontractors

Feeling a little swamped? Outsourcing pieces of your workload to other trusted freelancers and colleagues means more clients, more billable hours and less grunt work (if you’re doing it right). If you’re looking to take the next step in growing your consulting...

5 Signs Your Gorilla Client Has You Locked In A Cage

5 Signs Your Gorilla Client Has You Locked In A Cage

The solo’s gorilla client is truly a product of our time. Before the days of the ubiquitous gig economy, we didn’t need to think so deeply about the amount of income we generated from one client to the next. If you were an employee in a standard office place the most...

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