The problem with being self employed is that you are constantly by yourself. When this situation is evident as it often is, you have no leverage. You are with yourself and your thoughts and it often is difficult to advance when you have nobody to bounce ideas off. There is a way around this but you must have the mindset of investing in yourself and your business.
First off, hire a coach. Start looking for help. If you want to have a successful business, often it is better to work on your business than in your business. By hiring a coach, he will keep you accountable. A good coach should bring your business to the next level. Are you able to do the daily disciplines every day without fail? Are you able to decide which daily disciplines are better ?. Your coach will. Your coach will tell you exactly what to do. Hire one today. Bounce ideas off him, it will definitely help in the long run – guaranteed.