If you are in business and work from home, you will be constantly looking for ways to improve and further succeed. This may involve getting new technology, buying a new phone system, or a vps server, upgrading your software and laptop and generally being better at approaching new brands.
If you are nervous about approaching brands or other collaborators, be sure to turn it into a positive, such as ‘working to promote your company’, a little something that shows that there could be something in this for them, that’s always key. Take a look at your branding, giving yourself a good logo to add to your media packs is key. It shows you have thought out your strategy, and consistency is vital when you’re pitching to brands. You will still want to also earn money whilst you’re building up your business. You also want to look at protecting your business too.
Earn a Little Extra on the Side
Being a freelancer essentially is being a writer. Of course many successful company managers may also be highly skilled photographers and designers, among other things so utilise any additional skills you have. Working on your company may not be the steady fantastic income you were hoping for. There is hope however, but you definitely need to find new ways to top up your income, whether it is writing things for other companies, or creating content. If you are a writer for example, you could look at certain platforms for added income:
- Affiliate Window – post ads on your website and earn revenue from each click – bear in mind this is probably not going to be the biggest money earner but having ads on your site makes your site look a little more professional and there’s a chance you may earn a little, even pennies, or a few pounds, it’s worth it.
- Upwork – for professionals who want to work freelance you can look at jobs worldwide that can be done remotely.
Save Coupons & Do Online Surveys
There are a plethora of sites where you can get coupons, free trials, and discounts which can assist you through those quieter months. In addition to this, there are some legit websites that cater towards people who are looking to make a little extra cash. There are so many that you sign up to and they can be so spam heavy that your inbox is ready to spontaneously combust and your phone number that you innocently tapped into an online survey is buzzing every five seconds. Here are some good legitimate websites that you can make cash from, quickly and relatively effortlessly with an easy structure to follow.
- 20 Cogs – complete little tasks, such as signing up for a free box or subscription, or a quick survey, some do require you to spend a bit of money although not usually much (upto £5) unless you do any bet tasks but you are free to switch your task up if it’s not suited to you
- Money Saving Expert – find good deals and coupons…saving every little penny can help!