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Inside this 81-page Google doc, you’ll learn:

  • How to start & grow a lucrative freelance business (even in a down economy)

  • The 4 best high-income skills to freelance with in 2023 and beyond (pg. 12)
  • Looking to land your FIRST freelance client? Here are 3 ways to do it even if you’re brand new (pg. 33)
  • The surprising reason why freelancers who can do THIS never struggle to find clients even in a recession (pg. 7)

  • What NEVER to do when starting your freelance business (pg. 8)
  • 6 simple tips to land your first (or next) freelance client (pg. 49)

  • The R-R-R framework for raising your rates without feeling slimy or salesy (pg. 52)

  • 4 simple tips to build an audience on social media (pg. 70)
  • The math behind a $10k/m freelance business (and a stupid simple way to structure your deals so you can get there faster)

  • 22 free and low-cost tools to run your freelance biz more efficiently so you can spend more time traveling and enjoying life (pg. 71)

  • PLUS: How to build an inbound client machine (and create a never ending stream of lucrative monetization opportunities)

  • And much more

So if you’re looking for the blueprint to building a recession-proof online business you can run from anywhere in the world…

This detailed guide will show you exactly how to do it, step-by-step.

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