Getting Started When You Have No 'Skills'
In this episode, I go over the idea that people can't get started freelancing if they have no 'skills.' I first talk about why the concept of 'expertise' doesn't really exist, and I move into why you should just get started anyway. Everyone started at square one at some point in their career. You need to get experience, first, if you want to have skills. Don't let the gatekeeping stop you!
How Much Time to Invest in Starting a Side Hustle
How much time should you invest into a new side hustle? In this episode, I go over the typical timelines when starting a new side hustle, and why you should be patient. Rome wasn't built in a day, and that certainly holds true for your side hustle. This is why I have tried DOZENS of different side hustles - it has helped me finalize the main 6 I pursue every day today.
What To Do When You're At Rock Bottom
We all know what rock bottom can feel like - and it's not pleasant. Nothing seems like it's going right, none of the side hustles you've tried are working out, and the bills are stacking up. What should you do now? Should you give up on the gig economy dream? In this episode, I go over the mindset foundation needed to work through a rock bottom and make your wildest financial freedom dreams come true. It starts with an open mind!
How to Raise Your Rates Without Making Enemies
We all reach a point in our freelancing career when we know it's time to raise our rates. But, we're too scared to actually doing it because we're afraid 'we will raise them too much, therefore alienating our entire customer base.' In this episode, I go over how to raise your rates without making enemies, and why you should become comfortable with the process. There is nothing wrong with asking more for your expertise that you acquired after months and months of hard work. Don't forget to check out my new downloadable freelancing templates and courses for additional help: https://alexandra-fasulo-s-school.teachable.com/courses.
Deciding What to Do If Too Many Things Interest You
I can relate to this one more than you all know. It's something I struggle with weekly. I want to learn and do so many things that I'm not sure I'll have enough time here on earth to do it all. Nevertheless, in this episode, I go over the plight of being interested in too many things, and how to identify where to focus your time and attention in the interim. Being too scatterbrained can be a detriment to making freelancing, or any side hustle, successful - here to help! Need freelancing templates? Want to see my questionnaires? Check out my new PDFs: https://www.alexfasulo.com/products-4Tcdg.