Freelancing Digest Issue #88 – Deep work, Turning down work

How Deep Work Will Help You De-Stress, Find Fulfillment, and Radically Transform Your Business

Corey Pemberton has an overview of Deep Work which is a way to focus on those important projects so they have an impact on your life. The past couple of months I’ve been doing this and have planned, built, and released three Shopify apps (SaaS products) and have written a few dozen articles to market my business. It works.

Sometimes, Turning Down Work is the Right Choice

Turning down work is a fact of business and this article from Freshbooks goes over 7 reasons to turn down work. Most recently, I’ve been trusting my gut more with clients. Call it experience or intuition, but now I get a feeling early on if they’d be a good or bad client for me.

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Quick Links

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How to Cope with Losing Your Biggest Freelance Writing Client (

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3 reasons it pays to create personalized, branded images for your business (


Freelance Transformation #67: Build Authority in Your Consulting Niche with Jane Portman (

Freelancers Show #206: Moving from Solopreneur to an Agency with Gavin Ballard (

Productize Podcast: How Joanna Wiebe Leveraged a Productized Service to Sustain and Grow Copyhackers in The Early Days (

Thanks, I’ll see you next week

Eric Davis (@edavis10)