Doers pursue entrepreneurship because we love the freedom it brings us – to build our own schedule, to pursue our goals on our own terms, and be our own boss. Of course, we’re also in it to live the life we want, which means making enough money to support whatever lifestyle we dream of having. As a freelancer, making more money is often is a matter of strategy as much as anything else. That’s why this week’s Gig Economy News is all about what you can do to grow your income, no matter what your industry.
Expand Your Offerings
Too often entrepreneurs allow themselves to get pigeonholed into a specific area of their chosen field. One of the best tools in the freelancer’s belt though is the ability to diversify on your own terms! If you’re looking for a new area to expand into and increase your income, check out our guide to one of the fastest-growing fields on Fiverr.
Take it to the Next Level
Many freelance gigs start as a side hustle, but keeping a growing business to a part-time job can stifle your earning potential. Taking the leap to a full-time business might be scary, but you’ll feel more secure if you know it’s the right time. Here’s how to know when your business is ready for the big time.
Save to Grow
Increasing your income will help you make more money, but saving is the other side of the growth coin. We see too many entrepreneurs making the same mistakes and losing money along the way, so we put together a list of six money-saving tips you need to know. Keep these in your pocket and we’re sure you’ll see great returns!
Cultivate Your Customer
One of the best investments you can make is in retaining the customers you already have. Retention is the foundation of growing your business. Take a look at some of the possible reasons why your customers aren’t coming back and how to turn your retention around.
What’s your plan for growing your income this month? Share your strategies in the comments below!