4 Ways Moms Can Work Better At Home

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Working from home is not without its challenges, especially for moms. Juggling work life and family life is certainly not easy! But here are some tips that can give you a helping hand:

  • Embrace self-promotion – As a freelancer, you are going to need to get good at promoting yourself. At the most basic level, this means you should have a website. Aside from this, you will need to market your services effectively via social media.
  • Make sure you don’t become a recluse – It is also important to make sure you get out of the house. As a freelancer, it can become very easy to get trapped inside of your four walls. You may even find that you cannot remember the last time you left the house. This is not healthy. Even if you simply go for a small walk during your break, it will make a big difference. 
  • Stay on top of looking for new clients – One mistake a lot of freelancers tend to make (and learn about the hard way) is being complacent. You may have a really good client whom you rely on for most of your work. However, there are no guarantees that this client is going to provide you with the same volume of work for years to come. This is why it is important to build up a network and a diverse client base. Overly relying on one client can be a recipe for disaster, and it can come back to bite you. Instead, continue to assess your client base and refine it. There are plenty of ways to secure jobs as a freelancer today. Of course, you can directly market your services by looking around for companies you would like to work for. Aside from this, it is advisable to scour relevant websites daily, as well as using LinkedIn Premium for lead generation. 
  • Create a comfortable work environment – Last but not least, it is critical to make sure that you create a work environment that is comfortable and enables you to do your best work. If you have been meaning to seek AC repair services for quite some time, now is the time to do so. You will also want to make sure there is much natural light in the room as possible. Furthermore, ergonomic furniture is a necessity to make sure you can work in a safe and comfortable manner. Having a dedicated office space will make a bigger difference than you may realise. 

 

So there you have it: some useful tips to help you achieve more as a freelancer. There is no denying that there is a lot that needs to be considered when it comes to working on a freelance basis. Naturally, the environment is completely different, and this presents a unique set of challenges. You need to adapt to them. If you can do this, you can make sure you achieve optimal results while freelancing.

Anne

I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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