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Why you should focus on getting clients this holiday season

Why you should focus on getting clients this holiday season

Are you taking it easy this holiday season? If you run a thriving business, maybe you can afford to take a month off. But the...

How to get clients to pay: Tactics for invoicing success

How to get clients to pay: Tactics for invoicing success

One of my earliest clients was a fashion design company in Los Angeles who asked me to create a print ad for use in one...

The top 5 skills you need to become a pro-transcriber

The top 5 skills you need to become a pro-transcriber

Thinking of becoming a freelance transcriber? After all, how hard can it be right? Download an audio file. Listen to it on the go. Settle...

Set expectations from the get-go with a Client Welcome Packet

Set expectations from the get-go with a Client Welcome Packet

Ever notice how Amazon packages routinely come earlier than expected? They’ll tell you the package will arrive on or by the 27th, and when the...

Is getting a graphic design degree worth it – Pros and Cons

Is getting a graphic design degree worth it – Pros and Cons

If you’re considering a career in graphic design, you’re probably wondering whether getting a degree is a good investment of your time and money. Graphic...

5 Ways freelance photographers can find new clients

5 Ways freelance photographers can find new clients

Freelance photographers have a lot of amazing benefits on their side: doing what you’re passionate about, having a dynamic work environment, and improving your craft...

60+ free eBooks that’ll help you master creative freelancing

60+ free eBooks that’ll help you master creative freelancing

Are you a creative freelancer looking for some high-quality, free reading material? Then you’ve come to the right place! I’ve combed the internet to collect...

5 effective marketing tools for interior designers

5 effective marketing tools for interior designers

The first years in a new interior design business can be very daunting when you don’t have established database of clients and expansive portfolio yet....

Why net 30 isn’t good for your freelance business

Why net 30 isn’t good for your freelance business

Net 30 is one of the most common invoicing payment terms used by small, medium, and large businesses. While it is a standard payment practice,...

The ideal office design for happy and creative professionals

The ideal office design for happy and creative professionals

Can we increase our creativity by changing our office design and decoration? Is it possible to reduce stress only by choosing the right elements and...

8 quotes about freelancers that will make you love your job even more

8 quotes about freelancers that will make you love your job even more

Being a freelancer is one of the best jobs in the world. You get to set your own hours, work from wherever you like, and...

How to leverage craigslist for your freelance career

How to leverage craigslist for your freelance career

Like many of you, I’ve always wanted to have a location agnostic career. Quite simply, to work from where my laptop is. My goal was...

What to do when your client doesn’t pay

What to do when your client doesn’t pay

The anonymous nature of the internet makes it easy for people to hide. While most of us are honest folks, unfortunately not everyone shares our...

Do this when a client is angry & disrespectful to you in person or on the phone

Do this when a client is angry & disrespectful to you in person or on the phone

A terrible jittery feeling spread through my stomach. The lump in my throat hardened and my head began to spin. ‘How did I find myself...

3 Tips for writing a contract for freelancers in the creative field

3 Tips for writing a contract for freelancers in the creative field

If you work in the creative field, there is a good chance that you will do some or all of your work as a freelancer. Meaning,...

The 3 top ways I found clients as a newbie freelancer

The 3 top ways I found clients as a newbie freelancer

Look for information on how to land freelance writing clients, and you’ll come across a lot of different methods, like: Using SEO on your website to attract clients...

How to find high-paying clients from job boards

How to find high-paying clients from job boards

You’ve got a great website, a clear niche, and you’re ready to start working as a full-time freelance writer. There’s just one problem: You can’t...

3 Email templates that will turn free time into client-getting time, today

3 Email templates that will turn free time into client-getting time, today

If you find you have a lot of free time… but not enough clients… this is for you. UPDATE: You can now download this script +...

How one photographer quit her day job and built a passive income business

How one photographer quit her day job and built a passive income business

Denise Love spent over a decade toiling away in kitchens and bathrooms. Not scrubbing them, but designing them. “Working in the kitchen and bath industry...

A busy student’s guide to starting a freelance design business

A busy student’s guide to starting a freelance design business

Freelance and design go well together. The biggest question you need to ask is how much college complicates the matter. Fortunately, the problem has already been...

Why “charge what you’re worth” is terrible advice

Why “charge what you’re worth” is terrible advice

It’s a pretty common phrase around the freelancing world—“charge what you’re worth.” But I think it’s doing more harm than good. In fact, I think...

4 Effective responses to stop price haggling in its tracks

4 Effective responses to stop price haggling in its tracks

“Do you offer a new client discount?” “I’d love to work with you. If you can do my project for $X, I’ll start today.” As...

4 Pro tips for choosing the right stock photography

4 Pro tips for choosing the right stock photography

I don’t know about you, but for me, the world of stock photography does not always conjure warm and fuzzy feelings. Maybe you have seen those...

4 Types of clients that will drag you (and your business) down with them

4 Types of clients that will drag you (and your business) down with them

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...