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A (Proven) Freelancer’s Guide to Growing Your Business

26 commentsJuly 22, 2014

[This is a delicious guest post by Paul Jarvis, Founder of PJRVS. --Noah]

Most freelancers start out their business like this:

They get great at what they do.
They build a website that talks about their expertise
They set up their social media profiles and start promoting at people.
They wait for clients to come to them.

When it’s laid out like that, you can see the obviously flaws. And yet, this is how a lot of freelancers try to start working for themselves. They think [...]


the expert curse

90 commentsJuly 15, 2014

at a dinner with my friend tucker i confided with him i was overwhelmed working on okdork.

when you start out in your business and do crazy things or experiment and it works or doesn’t, who cares. there’s no one to watch you fall. you’re just playing around without expectations.

one of my favorite quotes recently relates to this expression. it’s from steve jobs.

“the heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again.”

this speaks it so eloquently.

the [...]


How to Connect with VIPs: 5 Tips for Cold Emails

47 commentsJuly 8, 2014

This is a guest post by John Corcoran.

Let’s get one thing straight: Noah Kagan really has no business sending me cookies.

Noah is busy running AppSumo, training new entrepreneurs and riding bikes around Austin sampling tacos. Until recently, he had no idea who I was.

And yet here I was, opening my mail to find a box of chocolate chip cookies, with a thank you note from Noah Kagan.

So why did Noah send me cookies?

Well, it all started with an email that [...]


If You Don’t Like Your Life, Change It! – Book Review

4 commentsJune 28, 2014

I recently picked up Yehuda Berg’s new book If You Don’t Like Your Life, Change It! Instead of writing up a summary or a regular review, I want to share some of the insights I picked up as I read it. Enjoy!

The size of greatness inside of you is measure by the challenges you overcome.

If you have problems with a co-worker for example, what lesson is that unpleasant colleague here to teach [...]