Tag Archive | "Client Management"

Overdelivery and Expertise Equals Profits

Monday, July 26, 2010

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Overdelivery and Expertise Equals Profits

A lot of freelance writers and content providers can manage to get the customers to their site or profile on elance.com or guru.com but very few can get them to return or tell other people how great their experience with you as a freelancer actually was. The secret is not to rest on your laurels [...]

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How to Deal with Client Dissatisfaction

Friday, September 18, 2009

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How to Deal with Client Dissatisfaction

There are times during your freelancing career where things haven’t gone so well. Maybe the client didn’t like your drafts even once you revised the design over and over again, or lack of communication caused unnecessary delays in the project. Well, whatever it is, a freelancer needs to learn how to deal with client dissatisfaction [...]

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101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you are in total control of what you do with your time, who you work for, how you work, and when you work. You control all aspects of marketing, and servicing your clients. That is why it is the ultimate goal of a freelancer to reach a state where their work flow [...]

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Outsourcing: The Path to Efficiency and Greater Income

Sunday, August 23, 2009

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Outsourcing: The Path to Efficiency and Greater Income

It’s quite common for a potential client to approach you asking for a service that you may not offer, or an extension of your service which you don’t offer. For example, if a person requests you design a website for them, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to be doing the (x)HTML/CSS for it or [...]

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5 Communication Tips That Make You Money

Monday, August 17, 2009

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5 Communication Tips That Make You Money

Communication is key for every freelancer. Although it may not be the most enjoyable aspect of your job (perhaps one of the reasons you went freelance in the first place), it is important to maintain professional, open communication with clients and potential clients. Good communication leads to a better working relationship with people- this means [...]

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3 Stereotypical Clients and How to Handle Them

Thursday, July 23, 2009

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3 Stereotypical Clients and How to Handle Them

Throughout your freelancing career, you’re bound to come across a whole range of interesting characters, whom are going to want to hire you for the services you offer. It is your business to be able to communicate well to these individuals, some of whom may fall into certain stereotypical groups. Well, let’s go through a [...]

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Portraying A Professional Look: Freelancer’s Guide to Success

Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Portraying A Professional Look: Freelancer’s Guide to Success

How many times have you looked at a freelancer’s work, and been very impressed, only to get put off by their lack of communication and etiquette whilst working on your project? This happens a lot in the freelancer web design world especially and it’s what prevents many freelancers getting repeat work, or getting recommended by [...]

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