1ST EDITION
FREELANCE BUSINESS BOOK
The first ever Freelance Business Book is now available!

We have collected for you the most thought-provoking, genius, actionable, outstanding, awesome, brilliant ideas from the most talented speakers that shared their wisdom during the Freelance Business events. All the insights in one e-book for your daily use.

The source of inspiration for any freelancer
The book is available to download as a pdf
Is freelancing the thing of the future?
How to start freelancing, community building and support, freelance mindset
Freelance business marketing, personal and business brand and finding clients
Money, legal questions, negotiations
Scalling your freelance business
Hiring freelancers
Table of content

Part 1


  • Is freelancing the thing of the future?
  • Freelancing in Europe today
  • European Freelancers Week
  • The future of freelancing

Part 2

  • How to start freelancing
  • 10 things to consider when moving from corporate to freelance
  • From employee to freelancer: how to know if you are ready
  • Advice from a freelancer with two decades of experience
  • What makes a successful freelancer?
  • It takes a village to raise a freelance business
  • From what to how. Shift to purpose
  • Never waste a good crisis: freelancing lessons learned during the pandemic
  • Jobrepair¬©: The Smart toolkit to make more sense and reduce doubt about work
  • Starting freelancing as a tech professional

Part 3

  • Freelance business marketing
  • How to market yourself as a freelancer
  • Content strategy: how to tailor it to your business needs
  • A marketing plan is not a marketing strategy
  • Does your website sell?
  • Building a freelancer inbound funnel

Part 4

  • Negotiations, money and legal aspects
  • Contract negotiations for freelancers
  • Protect your IP (intellectual property) rights
  • Business negotiating for freelancers
  • Pricing your expertise
  • Financial self-management

Part 5

  • Personal brand
  • The recipe for a strong personal brand
  • LinkedIn and social selling
  • Personal brand is a long-term strategy
  • Creating a brand online and offline
  • 10x your freelance business through public speaking
  • How to become an international speaker

Part 6

  • Finding clients
  • Finding freelance assignments
  • Selling skills for freelancers who hate selling

Part 7

  • Scaling your freelance business
  • Starting and growing your business
  • Seven figure freelance business
  • How to expand your brand into international markets
  • How to scale your freelance business
  • Multiple streams of income for creatives
  • Creating a stable business and getting clients

Part 8

  • Freelance mindset
  • The power of strategic quitting
  • Failures, successes and the windy path of entrepreneurship
  • Finding resilience and purpose as a freelancer
  • Becoming more productive by shifting your mindset and beliefs
  • Challenges are inevitable. Defeat is optional.
  • Learning as a freelancer
  • From crippling comparisons to courage.
  • Decide while avoiding the traps laid out by your brain

Part 9

  • Working with platforms
  • Finding a platform to support your freelancing career

Part 10

  • Hiring freelancers
  • How freelancers can win an enterprise client
  • NASA Open Innovation strategies in talent recruitment
  • How freelancers can improve connections with corporates
  • How to increase added value and grow your client base by bundling your services
  • Freelancers in the eyes of corporations: an insider view
  • How Koch Industries accelerated business processes by working with freelancers
  • Be remote. Be unsettled
  • How freelancers get hired at corporations
  • Portrait of the digital freelancers

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