How to Grow Your Business Beyond Solo Freelancing

Steps to stop working dollar-to-dollar and earning more without doing it all

Marilyn Wo
Nov 21, 2019 · 8 min read
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What does it take to grow out of solo freelancing?

1. Risk losing quality and reputation

2. I’m not a manager

3. I’m not a salesperson

4. I love doing creative work

5. I don’t want to hire and charge my clients more

Step 1 — Time audit your process

Tools you can use to log time:

Step 2 — Document repeatable tasks

Here’s a sample daily checklist for our designers:

Tools you can use for documenting processes:

Step 3— Package a fixed-fee service

Stop doing it all

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