Business and Finance

Posts that cover business principles relevant to service providers, small business owners, and solopreneurs.

To Break Revenue Records Next Year, Define Your "1–1–1 Framework"

To Break Revenue Records Next Year, Define Your "1–1–1 Framework"

Udemy’s Sudden Switcheroo Reveals A Dark Truth About The Creator Economy

Udemy’s Sudden Switcheroo Reveals A Dark Truth About The Creator Economy

Consultant Proposal Template: How To Write $1,000+ Client Proposals

How To Write $1,000+ Client Proposals

A proposal lets you test and pitch custom offers. It doesn't need to look fancy, but it should have these 5 components.

Four Insights Creators Should Steal From *Offline* Business Owners

Four Insights Creators Should Steal From *Offline* Business Owners

Should You Sell Products, Programs, Or Services?

Should You Sell Products, Programs, Or Services?

Why Intelligent, Ambitious People Often Fail In Online Business

Why Intelligent, Ambitious People Often Fail In Online Business

Sales Outreach Sucks. Steal This Winning Script To Make Your Life Easier.

Sales Outreach Sucks. Steal This Winning Script To Make Your Life Easier.

The 48 Laws Of Power: 6 Actionable Takeaways for Entrepreneurs

6 Actionable Takeaways for Entrepreneurs

Author Robert Greene's highly controversial book has some thoughtful takeaways for aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs.

How To Validate Your Online Course Idea

How To Validate Your Online Course Idea

5 Things I Wish I Had Known In Music School

5 Things I Wish I Had Known In Music School

Paid Content Vs. Free Content: What's The Difference?

What's The Difference?

Readers will pay for information, but it needs to be valuable and succinct.

3 Ways To Define Your Freelance Rates

3 Ways To Define Your Freelance Rates

When you're self-employed, you have many pricing strategies to choose from. Here's what to consider.

1,000 True Fans: 7 Steps That Still Work, 15 Years Later

7 Steps That Still Work, 15 Years Later

Kevin Kelly's viral 1,000 true fans theory is now 15 years old. Here's what it is, what still remains true about it, and what has changed in recent years.

The Exact Software Tools I Use To Sell An Online Writing Course

The Exact Software Tools I Use To Sell An Online Writing Course

The Difference Between $250, $2,500, And $25,000 Freelancer Proposals

The Difference Between $250, $2,500, And $25,000 Freelancer Proposals

3 Trendy New Ways Online Entrepreneurs Are Selling Their Services — And Killing It

3 Trendy New Ways Online Entrepreneurs Are Selling Their Services — And Killing It

The Fastest, Most Ethical Way to Reach Six Figures as a Freelancer

The Fastest, Most Ethical Way to Reach Six Figures as a Freelancer

What Is a Marketing Funnel?

What Is a Marketing Funnel?

High-level marketing strategies are often described as a funnel. This is different from “funnel marketing.” In this article, we'll explain both.

“Charge What You’re Worth” Is Such BS

“Charge What You’re Worth” Is Such BS

Why I Became An Entrepreneur

Why I Became An Entrepreneur

How to Start a Business as a Writer: 7 Steps for Savvy Setup

7 Steps for Savvy Setup

A business formation has financial benefits, and it will make clients take you more seriously. Here are the basics to have in place first.

What Is a Landing Page, and Why Should I Care?

What Is a Landing Page, and Why Should I Care?

A landing page helps your readers take actions, and in some cases can replace the need for a website. Here’s what to know.

Quarterly Planning: How 90-Day Milestones Will Transform the Way You Work

How 90-Day Milestones Will Transform the Way You Work

How does working in 13-week increments change your hustle for good? Here's what science says -- and the case for implementing in three-month increments.

4 Questions To Help You Plan Your Next Quarter Like A Savvy CEO

4 Questions To Help You Plan Your Next Quarter Like A Savvy CEO

OnlyFans' Sudden 180 Is An Important Lesson For All Creators

OnlyFans' Sudden 180 Is An Important Lesson For All Creators