Tag Archive | "tips and tricks"

How to Deal With Multiple Client Projects

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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How to Deal With Multiple Client Projects

You’ve just completed a full-blown marketing campaign last week, and now the results are starting to show. You’ve got 10 clients waiting for you to do some work for them, but you just don’t know how you’ll cope. Well, for one, let me establish first that quite simply, the more effective you are with the [...]

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How Freelancers Should Combat the Feast-Starve Cycle

Friday, October 16, 2009

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How Freelancers Should Combat the Feast-Starve Cycle

There’s a common problem in the freelancing world which I call the “Feast-Starve” cycle. It’s simply the phenomena that you experience whilst freelancing, where one month all your clients will pay your invoices, and you’ll essentially be flooded and content with your earnings for that month (the “feast” month). Because the freelancer then tends to [...]

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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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3 Reasons Why YOU Should NOT Become a Freelancer

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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3 Reasons Why YOU Should NOT Become a Freelancer

There are certain traits required of a freelancer for him or her to become successful at what they do, and let me be the first to tell you, freelancing is not easy. Yes, ultimately you’ll end up with more freedom and spare time on your hands, but until you’ve mastered the art of efficiency and [...]

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8 Brilliant Freelance Job Boards to Help You Get More Clients

Saturday, September 5, 2009

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8 Brilliant Freelance Job Boards to Help You Get More Clients

Applying for work through job boards has become a staple within the freelance industry, and everyone is competing on the job boards to score more work, especially in such economic conditions we’re in at the moment. This means that there are an ever-dwindling amount of jobs available for an ever-growing amount of people.

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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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