CloudPeeps
Aug 12, 2016 · 2 min read

For this week’s issue of Freedom Creators, we had the pleasure of chatting with Akshay Sachdeva — freelance content creator and promotion strategist. Akshay turned to freelance because he wanted to help small businesses grow and be successful. Learn more about his story and how he’s created a sustainable business helping others for himself.

How and why did you get into freelancing?

I decided to freelance because I wanted to give running my own business a try while giving back and helping other businesses grow.

What’s been your proudest personal moment so far?

My proudest freelance ‘win’ would be waking up to a $2500 sale by virtue of creating a LinkedIn marketing package on CloudPeeps. It felt great! I’m also growing my freelance business into a ‘virtual agency’ to continue to help as many clients as I can. :)

How do you stay motivated and productive when flying solo?

I hit the gym first thing in the morning and meditate to set the foundation for a productive day. Then I make a list of the top three things I want to do during the day, so I know what I’m looking to accomplish. And then, I just get busy, stop thinking, and execute!

What’s the hardest part about being an indie worker?

Spending too much time in front of a computer screen. :(

What advice would you have for others taking the leap?

Win a few clients before you make the leap from a job. It’ll make life a lot easier! Ideally, you want them to be clients who pay you monthly.

Where can we find you?

You can connect with me on any channel through my CloudPeeps profile!

If you’d like to share your Freedom Creator story, follow the above question format then submit it to the publication for review. 👊

Freedom Creators

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