Sean Hodge
Tuts+ Business Editor (Orlando, FL)
Sean is the Business Editor at Tuts+. You can visit his site Creatro or follow him on Twitter @seanHodge where he chats about the business of creativity.
Tutorials
  • Business
    Twitter for Freelancers, SeriesSeries preview twitter for freelancers
    If you're not on Twitter right now promoting your freelance business, then you may be a bit skeptical about the benefits of social media marketing. Is it really worth all the time you can sink into it? It can be, especially if you approach it with a strategic mindset. This Session, written by David Masters, highlights the strengths of Twitter and shows you how to get set up, grow your following, promote your freelance business, analyze your metrics, and more. You can use Twitter for research as well, it's a great place to network, meet new clients, pose questions, get answers, and pull the information you need.Read More…
  • Business
    Session: Build a Profitable Authority BlogAuthority blog
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    In this comprehensive ten part series, professional blogger Tom Ewer, shows us how to launch a blog with impact, staying power, and authority. This ten-part Session is comprehensive. Start at the beginning if you're just now looking to build a successful and profitable blog. Work through individual parts at your own pace. You'll learn each major component needed to launch your authority blog: discover the best tools, create epic content, pull-in an engaged audience, and earn a respectable income.Read More…
  • Business
    Series: Working with CSV Data FilesCsv series preview
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    Being able to manage data and move it between apps is a marketable skill. With a few tricks up your sleeve, you can save a lot of time, which allows you to make more impact in your workday. In this quick series, written by Mark Boyd, you'll learn how to work with CSV files. They are not intimidating and quite easy to use, once you get familiar with them. After learning the basics, then dive into how to use data files in connection with keyword research and managing social media accounts—just two of the high value tasks you can use CSV files for.Read More…
  • Business
    Series: Creating Landing Pages That ConvertLanding pages series preview
    13 shares
    Are you about to launch a product on the web? If so, you want the sales to jump. To do that well, you need to learn the core concepts of creating landing pages that convert. In this rapid-fire, three-part series, written by David Masters, you'll discover the core knowledge you need to create compelling landing pages. Jump into the fundamentals of how to design effective landing pages, write sales copy like a professional copywriter, and learn how to optimize your landing page to maximize conversions. Master this material and you'll improve your bottom-line.Read More…
  • Business
    Session: Evolve From Freelancer to AgencySession freelancer to agency
    12 shares
    Are you a seasoned freelancer? Is the amount of work on your desk bursting at the seams? When you have more work than you can handle, it becomes clear that it's time to expand. This Session, written by Thursday Bram, will assist you with the growth of your business. There is a clear path to take from freelancer to agency, many have walked this path before, and you can too. Learn how to draw more clients, structure your agency, keep your team busy, market to the right clients, and set your agency up for the long run.Read More…
  • Business
    Launch and Grow Your Freelance Blog, Series series preview freelance blogging tree
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    As a freelancer you're always marketing and trying new approaches to bring in clients. There is a proven method online to raise your profile and that's blogging. Done the right way, you'll bring in more clients than you need. If you're fresh to blogging, or have a blog that isn't getting the attention it deserves, then nows the time to sink your marketing time into this tactic. In this series, written by seasoned freelance blogger Carol Tice, you'll learn how to improve your freelance blogging performance. Find out how to write effective blog posts, design your freelancer blog for conversion, hook client's on your content, and score guest posts on top blogs. You'll discover promotion strategies and methods for earning from your freelance blog as well. Read More…
  • Business
    Building a Successful Freelance Email Newsletter, SeriesSeries preview
    As a freelancer you're actively marketing, working to bring in new clients, and encouraging existing clients to continue to use your freelance services. Email newsletters are an affordable and effective tool for pulling in consistent business. Are you ready to start an email newsletter? In this series, written by Thursday Bram, you'll learn the ins and outs of launching your fresh, freelance newsletter. Uncover how to choose the best email newsletter software, create compelling newsletter content, convert readers to clients, and keep your email newsletter from being marked as spam.Read More…
  • Business
    Session: Get Going with Google+Series preview google freelance
    21 shares
    If you’re a freelancing, running your own business online, then you're constantly looking for tools that can benefit your business. Social media is a proven medium for interacting with potential clients and growing your audience, but with new platforms launching on a regular basis, it's difficult to know how much time you should sink into yet another tool. This Session, written by David Masters, highlights the strengths of Google plus and shows you how to use it to grow your freelance business. There are eight parts to this Session, covering ground from setting up your account, networking with circles, using Google Plus to boost your search rankings, leveraging it to find clients, and more results driven material.Read More…
  • Business
    Session: Profiting with Business eBooksSeries profiting with business ebooks preview
    6 shares
    Ebooks are a fantastic way for freelancers and business owners to demonstrate their expertise. They are excellent lead generators and with a bit of promotion you can generate a good profit. If you're planning to write an ebook, then this Session—written by ebook author David Masters—is for you. Knowing how to write an ebook and making it successful can be intimidating. We'll help you out with each step of the process, such as: writing your ebook, formatting your ebook, listing on Amazon, writing killer ebook descriptions, promoting on social media, and even how to expand into ebook series. If you're serious about writing a successful ebook, get started today.Read More…
  • Business
    Session: Leveraging Public Speaking for Your BusinessSession leveraging public speaking
    4 shares
    If you're a business owner, engaged in freelancing or running your own online business, you're on the look out for opportunities to advance your goals: grow your reputation, make connections, and bring in more income. Public speaking is a viable business path to pursue. Are you interested in excelling at public speaking gigs to promote your business and bring in a new channel of direct income? If so, jump into the following material written by freelance entrepreneur Thursday Bram. This Session will set you on a profitable and rewarding public speaking path.Read More…
  • Code
    Check Out the New Recommended Resources on Mobile DevelopmentMobile
    We've added a new page to the site, which will help mobile design and development professionals grab top quality software and tools. It's filled with our favorite resources that we recommend for mobile app developers. You can jump straight over to our Recommended Resources page here on Mobile Development or read on for further information.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Check Out the New Recommended Resources on Motion Graphics3d
    We've added a new page to the site, which will help After Effect professionals grab top quality software. It's filled with our favorite resources that we recommend for video experts. You can jump straight over to our Recommended Resources page here on Motion Graphics or read on for further information.Read More…