Category Archives: Social Media

10 Free eBooks: '5 Steps to a Solid Twitter Network' for Freelancers Giveaway 10 Free eBooks: '5 Steps to a Solid Twitter Network' for Freelancers Giveaway

June 11, 2012 by

*Winners Announced!*

Congratulations to the following, who all will receive a free copy of ’5 Steps to a Solid Twitter Network’ –>

Identified by Twitter handle:

@peter_kirkby   |   @LorettaMay   |   @theashleymariah   |   @ncalex   |   @SarahPalisi   |   @jawidesign   |   @AdeMills   |   @Bamidala   |   @Pat_Shelton   |   @aaronburgess88

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What Are Google+ Circles and How Can they Help Me as a Freelancer? What Are Google+ Circles and How Can they Help Me as a Freelancer?

February 22, 2012 by

Like in real life where people tend to have various circles of friends, colleagues and acquaintances, Google’s social network, Google+, allows you to group people into online ‘circles’.

But is grouping your online contacts into circles worth it and what’s the point? I talk a little more about them and their uses here:

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Google+ Course for Freelancers Launches! Google+ Course for Freelancers Launches!

February 7, 2012 by

After several months in the making, I’m pleased to announce the launch of my ecourse for freelancers and small businesses!

‘The Freelancer’s Guide to Winning Incredible Clients through Google+ Mastery’

The step-by-step course, split into three ebooks, has already received a great amount of praise and already a number of great testimonials, which I’m very grateful for.

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6 Basic Social Media 'No Nos' that are Stopping Freelancers from Winning Clients 6 Basic Social Media 'No Nos' that are Stopping Freelancers from Winning Clients

January 6, 2012 by

We all know that there is plenty of value to be extracted out of social media platforms as a freelancing hero. If you get it just right, you can use social networks as a solid source of wonderful long-term clients. Google+ for example, is one platform that has a lot of potential for finding new connections to turn into clients.

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8 Most Useful Extensions to Enhance Your Experience on Google Plus 8 Most Useful Extensions to Enhance Your Experience on Google Plus

December 15, 2011 by

For those of you on Google+, there are several useful extensions you can install the Google Chrome browser to make your Google+ experience easier and more effective.

If you don’t have Chrome, I suggest you download and use it. It does seem better and quicker to me, and it generally integrates better with all of Google’s services.

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8 Ways Freelancers are Losing Out by Failing to Make Use of Google Plus 8 Ways Freelancers are Losing Out by Failing to Make Use of Google Plus

November 28, 2011 by

I’m very excited about what Google+ can offer freelancing pros in terms of building and engaging with networks of people, winning clients and organising things.

So much so, that I’ve compiled this handy little list, not intended to scare, just to get people thinking about what they might be missing out on by not throwing themselves into the Google+ social theatre. That includes you.

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How to Quickly Regain Your 'Work Slump' Imbalance How to Quickly Regain Your 'Work Slump' Imbalance

July 4, 2011 by

A couple of weeks ago I’d got back from holiday, and after a few days with no paid work, especially after an absence, I was beginning to get concerned.

When I thought about it, I knew the reason why I wasn’t getting any commissions. Being away for a while meant I was not in any potential prospect’s field of vision (on their minds). Because I had not been talking with prospects or people in the industry for a while, and wasn’t updating my work and generally networking; online and offline. I was out of sync with my industry.

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