In Star Wars IV: A New Hope, Luke Skywalker visited the planet Dagobah seeking Master Yoda to learn the ways of the Jedi Knight.
During his training, young Skywalker attempted to lift his submerged X-wing fighter from the murky swamp using The Force.
It was a big job, no doubt, and the X-wing proved too heavy. And honestly, I can really relate to that.
For example, sometimes when I look at large pile of stinking dishes partially submerged in sinkwater, it just looks too big to manage…
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I’m a firm believer that your primary goal as a freelancer should be one thing.
And that is, to position yourself in a way that lets you secure new, high-paying clients easily.
That position is a place I like to call, “the land of milk and honey”. Good things happen in the land of milk and honey. The sun shines. The food is delicious. The milk is delivered promptly and with Long Island iced teas on the side.
It’s a pleasant place to spend your time.
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You know that feeling you get where you’re sitting down, staring at a blank screen or paper, frozen by some particularly unpleasant blend of indecision, anxiety and/or doubt?
Yeah, me too.
And this article is a practical method developed to fix the problem. Whether it’s the above, or a flat-out writers block, this is a great way to remedy it.
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UPDATE: Just a quick update, this is the testimonial scored from the gig that this case study follows. Hope you enjoy the article. Please share it on social media if it helps you out. Remember, for this approach to work, you must genuinely care about producing real results for your clients.
At some point in your life, you decided to become a freelance writer, or some other freelance profession. And you know what? It was a pretty smart move.
You can travel the world or work from home and you don’t have to answer to someone who makes David Brent from The Office seem so frighteningly real.
There’s just one teensy problem.
You’re not getting paid enough for your work because you feel like you have to low-ball your rates just to score a gig.
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