“If I had 20 days to solve a problem, I would take 19 days to define it”. -Albert Einstein
Think about your Freelancer’s journey like a Goofus and Gallant cartoon strip.
The Goofus Way:
Step 1 – Publish your site.
Step 2 – Post it on your social media a few times a week and wait for the offers to NOT come pouring in. (We’ve talked about this already. Stop that!)
Step 3 – Wonder where the hell everyone is. (Refresh…refresh…check your inbox every 7 minutes…)
Step 4 – Question where you went wrong. Hit up Google … Read the rest
“The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others”. -John Locke
It feels like it’s all coming together, perfectly.
The MVP (Minimum Viable Product) you’ve been working on for months, is finally completed.
Now, do you launch it into the world and keep your fingers crossed that it’s a smash hit, with little to no feedback coming back to you, because it’s perfect from jump street?
We don’t think so.
If you’re going to improve on your product and make sure you are providing the … Read the rest
Part I: Follow/Unfollow | Part 2: Analytics | Part 3: Scheduling | Part 4: Engagement |
Part 5: User Generated Content | Conclusion
“Vanity metrics are the numbers you want to publish on TechCrunch to make your competitors feel bad.” – Eric Ries
You’ve started a company and you KNOW that Instagram is going to be the driving force behind sales and, eventually, the success of your business.
So you post your first image and check back every 15 minutes (we’re being generous on time here) to see how many people have “liked” it or left a half-hearted comment to … Read the rest
But a few motivational videos are okay. Ha!
But these are a little different.
Last week, you received a blog post on how 31 entrepreneurs found their first 100 customers.
Above all else, you have to appreciate their persistence and their ability to take action.
So for the rest of this month, we’re going to focus on just that: ACTION.
We all have items on a list we need to check off to feel accomplished for the day. Tasks that will push the needle forward and get us one step closer to where we want to be … Read the rest