Finding your way as a full-fledged freelancer can be tricky. Between getting your name out there and scoring a steady stream of clients, the road to a freelance career isn’t always easy. Related: How To Determine Your Niche As A Freelancer Here are five ways to brand yourself as a freelancer—and enjoy the flexibility, freedom, and financial gain that comes with it.

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Freelancing is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it's prized for being a great way to take control of your own career and professional destiny. You control the work you do, the clients you work with, and the money that you make. Of course, all of those things come with caveats, but it’s easy to see the benefits. On the other hand, freelancing can mean working far too many hours, handling difficult clients, and being responsible for all of the not-so-fun aspects of owning your own business. Related: How To Brand Yourself As A Freelancer How can a freelancer manage their time to be effective and successful, all while retaining work-life balance? Here are four steps to take.

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After years and years working for other people, you’ve decided that you want to call the shots and be your own boss. After all, at this stage of your career (and life), being a freelancer would not only give you a more flexible schedule, but better work-life balance, too. (Do you feel stuck in your career? In this webinar, career expert J.T. O’Donnell will show you exactly what you can do get out of your career rut and into a more satisfying career.) But just because you’re ready to start your freelance career doesn’t mean that you’re going to have a steady supply of clients right away. Here’s how to find clients as a freelancer.

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After years working as a full-fledged, full-time employee, you’ve decided to try your hand at freelancing. Not only would being a freelancer give you complete control over your career, but you’d finally get to do exactly what you want to do. Thing is, do you even know what it is that you want to do? (Do you feel stuck in your career? In this webinar, career expert J.T. O’Donnell will show you exactly what you can do get out of your career rut and into a more satisfying career.) Before launching your business, here’s how to determine your niche as a freelancer.

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