Resources for Solopreneurs

I have found or developed these resources for my coaching clients and online courses, and I think you’ll find them useful too.

2017 Infopreneur Market Report: Insights on information businesses

coverLearn what to expect as an info-entrepreneur, using my market survey to benchmark your success.

 


The Reality-Check Interview: Being a truly client-driven solopreneur

Use this tool to learn what your clients really want and value, not what you are 100% absolutely positive that you already know they want and need. Trust me… you don’t know!


The Art of the Informational Interview

coverI gave a presentation for a virtual meeting of the Association of Independent Information Professionals on how to conduct successful conversations to learn what your market truly needs, values and will pay you for.

 


Solopreneur Checklist

Checklist paper and pen.This article gives every new solopreneur a to-do list that covers everything from your accountability buddy to your accounting package.

 


Friends Don’t Let Friends Cold-Call

This article explains why I believe cold-calling is a waste of time for solopreneurs and what I suggest you do instead.

 



What Do You Really Want?: Successful client-needs interviews

clipboardThis article gets you thinking about what’s really going on when you are talking with a client about a project. Are you missing important opportunities to make yourself indispensable?


Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) or Employee?

Use this IRS Fact Sheet to make sure that none of your client engagements look to the IRS like you’re a “permatemp” rather than a business owner.


MEB’s Amazing Hourly Rate Calculator (PDF)

While I usually don’t recommend that solopreneurs quote their hourly rate to clients, this calculator helps you figure out the minimum amount you need in order to be profitable. If you want the Excel version, just ask.


And check out my Online Courses For Solopreneurs when you’re ready to really move your business up a level.

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