Despite my enthusiasm, not everyone should hire a freelancer or consultant.
There are certain tasks for which an outsourced, part-time consultant is not your best choice. You might be better served by making a full-time hire if, for example, your growth goals are particularly aggressive, you need internal processes developed, or your strategy requires a lot of tactical execution.
Check out 6 reasons you shouldn’t hire a consultant.
Recently, I was strolling Brooklyn with my rescue pup, enjoying the warm weather and the (relatively) fresh air. Mocha, my pitbull-mix, heads directly to whatever smells best. She’s very single-minded.
Funnel hacking is a big buzzword in digital marketing and sales circles. It’s frankly been the next big thing for a few years now. Promoted by Russell Brunson and ClickFunnels, more and more jobs are looking to hire funnel hackers. A quick search on Indeed.com brought up 42 jobs in Manhattan alone, with 6 offering salaries of $120k+. A similar search for just “funnel” alone brings in 184 jobs.
In 2018, I read 44 books – a healthy mix of science fiction and fantasy, mindset and entrepreneurship. I enjoyed each and every one, but that’s typical for me. I love to read.
I work full-time, and I’m also in two online courses. Plus, I read a ton of news articles each day – from politics to tech to the latest social media features. How do I do it? And how can you upgrade your reading habits?
So you want to be a freelancer? Step right up! Consulting isn’t for everyone, but by doing your research can you figure out if you’d like to test the waters. These tips will help you get started, whether you want a part-time side-gig or want to start your own agency.
Knowing how to research your brand or client’s audience is a key factor in going from entry-level marketer to ninja-expert. Not everyone can afford the cost of hiring research firms or utilizing expensive social listening platforms. Here’s a quick trick to impress your team.
I find it’s always helpful to have two creative projects going. That way, you can procrastinate from one with the other.
Utility of action and efficiency are key in understanding Tim Ferriss’ approach to reducing the time spent on trivial work and maximizing your profits. As I read through, I found his approach wanting in a few aspects.
Whether you’re just starting out or have been running content campaigns for years, it’s critical to remain creative, research what the competition is doing, and know what’s going on in the industry. Impromptu storytelling keeps your reflexes sharp. Learn more about how D&D makes me a better content marketer.