How To Protect Yourself When Skill Swapping

How To Protect Yourself When Skill Swapping

The freelance world has a new-found fling: Skill Swapping. That’s right. Many of us have joined the skill-swap bandwagon, enlivening our business while not spending a penny in the process. Definitely part of the entrepreneur mindset.

But it wasn’t that long ago when skill swapping was the done thing. Flashback to the 1900s and you’ll find that people used to barter their skills and services all the time. Now, it seems that we have gone full circle and we are adopting the same practice in our digital era.

While there are many pros to skill swapping, there are a few things you need to be aware of. I’m going to let you in on a bit of advice on how to protect yourself when trading your skills with other freelancers.

Planning Your Workday & Staying On Track + Free Printable Worksheet

Planning Your Workday & Staying On Track + Free Printable Worksheet

We all know how hard it is to plan our work week and stick to a schedule. Little things can come up, something in our personal life can grind us to a halt, or we can feel so stressed and unmotivated that we can’t bear to look at our overwhelming to-do list.

But what if there was a simpler way to plan your work week and not become overwhelmed? I’ve come up with a solution that works for me, and I really want to share it with you!

The Importance of Branding In Business

The Importance of Branding In Business

As creative business owners, we need to set ourselves apart. We need to vocalise who we are and what we do, and we need to do it well.

People get a sense of who you are and what you do for your brand. Your brand draws in clients and builds a solid foundation with your target audience. And it is not a one-time makeover. In order to amplify your business, you need to keep your brand consistent, engaging and energised.

What You’re Doing Wrong on Social Media

What You’re Doing Wrong on Social Media

Social media is one of the most effective tools we can use to market our brand and build our business. It helps us stand out online, and gives us the opportunity to express who we are as a brand and how we work in the real world.

With such an amazing tool at our fingertips, why is it that so many of us struggle with growing our tribe on social media?

The reality is that so many of us are not using social media the right way. The result? We start losing followers and losing faith in our brand.

Guys - let’s stop that from happening. Let’s look at some of the things we may be doing wrong on social media so we can start taking action.