ACES Evolve 2023

Maximize Your Time and Efficiency and Build a Better Freelance Business | Melanie Padgett Powers

First mantra of freelancing: “I am a business owner.” So, let’s do away with the hustle and the feast-or-famine cycle. In this session from the host of the popular Deliberate Freelancer podcast, you’ll learn how to improve your self-discipline, create systems and processes that work for you, and maximize your peak productivity time—and how a solo business retreat can help you figure all this out. You’ll receive tips and prompts for you to create a personalized agenda for your retreat so you can start deliberately building a successful freelance business that you love.

Intermediate, Freelance editors, Business of Editing


Melanie Padgett Powers is the owner of MelEdits. She is a freelance writer, managing editor and copy editor/proofreader in the Washington, D.C., area. She primarily works with membership associations and health care organizations. She is the creator and host of the Deliberate Freelancer and Association Station podcasts.

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