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Have you ever thought about what it’s like to work with you? Did you know you can influence and design the steps you take with your client? Designing a process with fewer gaps and bottlenecks can give a smoother client […]

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How many times do you feel like there are never enough hours in a day? Work is always piling up, and your to do list never gets any shorter! Try as you might to stretch out a day, there’s only […]

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In the freelance community, we can all relate to experiencing the headaches of the problem client before. Naturally, not every project you work on will go as smooth as molasses. But simply saying “it is what it is” and gritting […]

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Sometimes being a freelancer can feel like a curse. I’ve had more days than I care to remember where I just couldn’t get into a routine and my productivity suffered as a result. Luckily, and with much trial and error, […]

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When you meet someone at a BBQ, in the park, or at a meetup, what do you call yourself? Are you a web designer? Graphic designer? A developer? Freelancer? Business owner? Entrepreneur? Solopreneur? Director? Company? Agency? Studio? What about the conversations you have with prospective clients? Is it the same? […]

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Working on a freelance basis can feel incredibly liberating. Being your own boss, a relaxed working schedule and cherry picking your projects are among the most alluring benefits. You’re in complete control of your own destiny and have more control […]

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If you’re a freelancer, promoting your business is arguably one of the most important things you need to do to stay competitive. However, maybe you’re not interested in the traditional promotional methods like business cards, trade shows and direct mail […]

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Freelancing can feel like a dream come true. You get the the joy of cubicle-free existence, the satisfaction of creating a happy, health workplace, and the confidence of being your own boss. A 2015 study commissioned by Freelancers Union and […]

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Just a year and a half after graduating from university and getting my first graduate job, I was ready to launch my own web development agency. Starting out from nothing is difficult. One of the main challenges that I faced […]

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Firing your client seems almost unheard of. After all, isn’t the backbone of any thriving business a large customer base? You may think so, but some clients aren’t worth your time. By devoting your time to clients that you find […]

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I recently became part of a small team for a digital agency based in San Francisco. We’d spent 3 weeks prepping for a pitch for a client prospect. During the preparation process, I found myself drawing a lot of parallels […]

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I remember receiving some bad news earlier in my career from a client that I was doing some identity work for. We’d finished the logo, moved on to the stationery, and were just about to wrap things up when my […]

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In April 2015, I got fired from my full-time job. By August, I had built a freelance writing business that was bringing in $5k+/month. I didn’t have a degree, a network, or any experience running a business full-time. But what […]

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