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Want to keep costs down, grow your business intelligently, and make decisions to help you thrive for years to come?

Bootstrapping your way to the top might be the way to go!

You mostly hear this term thrown around in Silicon Valley and other tech hubs. But that philosophy actually offers a lot of practical tips you can apply no matter your industry.

Keep reading to find out how to be a better bootstrapper – and why you should.

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Corey PembertonCorey Pemberton

making client relationships work Google SearchIt’s very simple:

We can’t generate revenue without clients.

And this means that the only thing more important than learning how to offer the best value experience for our products and services is learning how to maintain great client relationships.

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ProductiveEver feel like you could be more productive?

Join the crowd!

Even if they’ve been in the game for a long time with great success, many entrepreneurs still wish they had more time to navigate their workdays.

Almost all of us struggle with time management. But trying to find practical solutions can be almost as frustrating as squandering time itself.

There are a lot of time management myths out there. Buying in to them will make you even less productive than before. Keep reading to find out what those myths are – and what to do about them.

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Corey PembertonCorey Pemberton

A red stamp, with "Do not copy" written on it.I’ve been there, and you’ve almost certainly been there. We’ve all had a mix of rage and the sinking feeling that overcomes you when realizing someone else is taking credit for work you’ve sweated (and drunk far too much coffee) over.

It’s a lousy thing to do and have done to you – particularly if you’re freelance, where reputation matters so much. However, what can you actually do when someone effectively steals your hard work?

Below, we’ll look closely at six great ideas to help you deal with intellectual property thieves (without resorting to anything that will land you in trouble!). Let’s get started!

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AuthorityCreative work is immensely satisfying and rewarding, but it can also be scary. Uncertainty, fear, and self-doubt can surface when you’re facing a blank page or computer monitor. Sometimes this even makes us feel blocked – too paralyzed to create.

You aren’t weird if you feel those things. They’re just a natural part of the creative process.

But wallowing in these creative blocks for too long can harm your career. As creative professionals (and you better believe it, you fall into that group if you plan to thrive in today’s tough economy), we’re challenged to deliver “creativity on demand.”

While customers and clients might relate to your creativity challenges, they still have their expectations. If you fail to meet them, the money stops coming in.

Fortunately, you can tweak the way you approach your work to prevent creative blocks from showing up and minimize them when they do.

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