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Selling a service can be challenging. You have to market yourself, manage client relationships, collect payments, AND do the necessary work to finish the project.
Josh Spector has built a successful creative business and these are a few of my favorite takeaways from the article:
I love reading about how other people think through money decisions.
Between travel points, cash back, and other rewards, picking a credit card can be paralyzing. In this article, Kaleigh Moore shares how she chose a credit card for her business and some of the tradeoffs that she considered.
Personally, I use the American Express Blue Business Cash Card for my primary business as it offers 1-2% cash back and $0 annual fee.
I also just applied for the Chase Ink Business Unlimited last week for my freelance biz so that managing cash flow with inconsistent income is a little bit easier.
Happy holidays 🎄
A slight change of plans - this will be the last giveaway of the year & the form will be open until Sunday the 27th at 12pm ET.
One random winner will be selected & notified:
(1) Santa Breadhead* hoodie - XL
🏠 A look inside 18 famous artists' homes
🎓 Student loan pause extended to June 2023
🌽 Corn kid lands brand deal with Green Giant
👀 Should you share YouTube links on social media?
✍🏼 Freelance Finds: 10 freelance blogs to bookmark