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Manuele J Sarfatti
Manuele J Sarfatti

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What it takes to achieve success as a freelancer

[...] some really fantastic consultantsβ€”people who not only help us think bigger and with more clarity, but inspire us to get better and better at our craft in consulting with our own clients.

~ Sarah Avenir, CEO &yet

Tonight I was reading an old newsletter from July, by &yet (because I'm subscribed to way too many newsletters), and there, very casually, in the middle of it, I found this gem.

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Sebastian Vargr

I’m not sure about the quote, I think I am missing some context.

Being successful as a freelancer is something done i menu different ways tho.

But I think it can be summarized, as being a function of skill and success within the social domain you are working.

Fx, i used to frequent a shared office space that got me a ton of work.

Another setting I used was an online business forum where I had signed up as a freelancer.

Even fiverr could be considered a social setting, where social success is measured in good ratings.

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Manuele J Sarfatti

What you describe is how to get commissions as a freelancer, and it's 100% valid. I'm talking about the next step. It's when you don't just do your job, but you add value to your client's business in a way no one else could (or, very few).

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Mike Healy

What gem? There's not enough context to get much out of this.

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