How to Keep Your Enrollees Hooked to Your Online Course

Online Courses
What Are The Ways To Keep Your Enrollees Hooked to Your Online Course? Creating a value-packed online course and marketing it effectively is one thing, keeping your students “hooked” to your course is another. I know for a fact that there are a lot of online instructors that struggling with this challenge. And the worst part is, it isn’t that easy to remedy either. I know this to be true because just like my community of digital marketers and content developers, I too have a handful of on...

8 Mistakes Online Instructors Make that Ruin their Career to Oblivion

Mistakes Online instructors should avoid - Guruface blog
Just last night, I received a phone call from my friend Jeff. He was looking for someone to talk to about his frustrations. The thing with Jeff is that he has been creating courses for the last eight months now, yet he only has a handful of enrollees. I found this to be a bit surprising since he is one of the best online instructors that I know. Since Jeff and I go way back (we’re basically like brothers), I obliged and met with him at a coffee shop near our place for breakfast. As Jeff a...

How to Establish Your Credibility as an Online Instructor

Online Instructor Final
How to Safeguard the Credibility of Online Instructor? Your success as an online instructor hinges on whether or not your audience finds you credible enough to teach the topics in your course. Here’s the thing, no matter how effective and game-changing the ideas in your online course might be, all of it is going to be useless if you cannot convince your audience that you are a credible enough online instructor. After all, no one likes to gamble with their time and money, right? I mean, why w...

How to Use Facebook to Start Getting More Freelance Writing Gigs

Freelance Writing Gigs
According to Facebook, they have about 1,650,000,000 monthly active users as of March 31, 2016. That’s way too many zeros to ignore, don’t you think? The fact is, if you know how to market your writing services on Facebook, you’ll never starve as a writer - ever! I know. You’ve probably tried selling your services on Facebook, haven’t you? And I’d bet that you haven’t gotten a single lead (let alone client) out of your marketing efforts. Trust me; you are not alone. I know several other free...

6 Things You Need to Know When Asking for Client Referrals

client referrals
Six Tips to Know Before Asking for Client Referrals 1. Don’t beg. Position your ask strategically. 2. Ask when you are praised for your effort or output. 3. DO NOT ask when you have unfinished business with your client 4. Be careful with the timing you ask for a referral. 5. Build a meaningful relationship with your clients. 6. Be confident when asking for a referral. You’ve heard it haven’t you? You’ve heard others say how powerful of a tool client referrals can be when growing your cl...

Limiting Beliefs that will Ruin Your Career as an Online Freelancer

Online Freelancer
If you’ve read your fair share of articles about how to succeed as an online freelancer, you’d have learned by now that while there are bajillions of successful freelancers, there are just as many who failed miserably -- maybe even more. Of course, none of us wants to end up becoming the latter. I know I wouldn’t. I hope you feel the same way too. After having helped several online freelancers take their career to the next level, I now have a better idea of what made some of them fail, and wha...

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter that Will Get Your Hired. – Part 3

Effective Cover Letter
Note - We’re in our 3rd and final installation of our “How to Write an Effective Cover Letter” series. If you missed reading the previous posts, you can read the first post here, and the second one here. If you’re reading this, then you must’ve enjoyed reading the first 2 posts that I shared about writing an effective cover letter. Great! I’m glad that you enjoyed reading them. However, I hope you weren’t JUST reading. I hope you took the time to implement the ideas, otherwise, you’d ha...

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter that Will Get Your Hired. – Part 2

Effective Cover Letter
Note - this is the second installation of our, how to write a cover letter series. If you missed reading the first part, you can click this link to read it now. How have you been doing with your job application lately? Have you been getting better results from implementing the tips that I shared on the previous posts? If you did get a response from your prospective clients from having used the tips, then please be sure to share your story in the comments section below. For now, allow me t...

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter that Will Get Your Hired. – Part 1

effective cover letter
Note - this is a 3-part series on How to Write an Effective Cover Letter. I’ll try to keep the tips as clear and as detailed as it can be, so you won’t have a problem implementing the tips. When you are applying for jobs on freelancing sites like or, you need to have a carefully crafted cover letter to increase your chances of getting hired. Sure. What I said may sound like it’s common sense, however, you’ll be amazed at how most freelancers aren’t giving this thought...

Tried And Tested Tips to Get Rid of the Writer’s Block – Part 3

writer's block
Note - We are now on the third and last installment of our “Tried And Tested Tips to Get Rid of the Writer’s Block” series. If you haven’t read the previous guides yet, you can read them using these links: Part 1, Part 2. 8. Use a template I love this technique! This method is so effective since it doesn’t rely on you feeling motivated, or your creative juice flowing. Regardless of whether you are “in the zone” or not, you’ll be able to put words on paper -- meaningful words at that! As yo...