10 Ways To Kill Your Freelancing Business
A lot of energy has been utilized in writing materials concerning how one can be a successful freelancer or what it takes to be successful in freelancing but this is not for those who are tired with freelancing and have made it their goal to quit.
This class of people needs a quick and straight to the point strategy that can help them attain their goal of failing as freelancers.
This material is meant to help you kill your freelancing business. Follow through these tips and you will find them helpful.
1. Do not take deadlines seriously:
Freelancing is deadline oriented hence, taking every deadline as a suggestion will make you not to put much effort in meeting them.
A slow turnaround will be a good start towards failing as a freelancer.
Be late and your clients will be ready to terminate your contract and of course file complaints or give you worst star rating.
2. Keep your clients waiting for your reply:
Anybody can wait; this should be your spirit. Can they not wait long enough till you are ready to reply? Keeping your clients waiting for your reply can be intimidating enough to scare them away.
3. Stop answering your phone:
Why should you waste your time answering a client on the other end of the communication line while you have a lot of better things to invest your time in? Infect; do not even contemplate having a voice mail system to avoid the nagging expectation of people who will want you to get back to them.
4. Do what you desire than what your clients want:
Why spend your precious time doing something because somebody wants it instead of providing what you think is interesting?
Otherwise, you are better than your client; continue doing what you like doing until he/she thinks of a better project for you.
Failing to deliver what your clients want, will be a good reason to scare and put them away.
5. Be emotional when un happy with your clients:
Instead of pretending to be okay whenever there is a misunderstanding with you client, let rage be expressed upon your clients instead of burning instead and spoiling your day.
Do you have to make him happy at your expense? I think no! You better make him/her respect you.
6. Honour your priorities first:
Working from home makes you leave your tasks in order regard your client’s project as very important.
This is being stupid because you equally have errands which need to be run in your home and thay need your attention.
Esteem your priorities first and work them out by suspending any project.
7. Invest in addictive video games:
Video games are a better and easy way to make you achieve your goal. They take a lot of time in terms of hours and even days due to their addictive tendency.
Invest your time in playing your video games instead of wearying yourself behind a keyboard.
8 . Daytime Television:
Despite the fact that people claim that there is nothing eye catching during the day in your television; take your time to disapprove them.
There are many programs that will make you busy the whole day.
9. Do you have a hobby that you are ignoring?
If you have a hobby that you seem to give your back on because of freelancing, it is your time to invest your freelancing time and devote yourself towards reviving it and having fun.
If you do not have one, take one that will help you utilize your time properly.
10. Make use of your bed:
Be obedient to your morning sleep. Do not bother to wake up early and when you do not feel like, infect do not come out of bed.
In a nutshell, none wishes that your freelancing business fails but sometimes you behave like you are forced to be a freelancer.
As realized from above, you need not to struggle too much to have your business in jeopardy but it slowly slips past you without realizing. Avoid these failure-causing tips to have a successful freelancing business.